News : 8x8 Issued New Network Service Provider Patent
San Jose, CA, US, Jan 29, 2015 -- 8x8, Inc., a provider of cloud based unified communications, contact center and collaboration services, announced in a press release that it has been awarded a new patent related to its network services. On January 27, 2015, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued United States Patent number 8,943,180 entitled "Server-based Service Configuration System and Approach."
The new patent relates to, among other things, a host network location that includes two or more servers that automatically reconfigure their services in response to controller service settings corresponding to each server. Each server reads configuration information provided at a controller such as a domain name server (DNS), and in response, starts a network-based service corresponding to the configuration information.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGHT) leverages its patented software technologies to deliver high quality voice solutions with integrated messaging and video to businesses of any size with employees in any location on a wide variety of business telephony, web and mobile platforms. 8x8 also offers managed hosting and cloud-based computing services.
Published: Monday, February 2, 2015