News : 8x8 Launches Video Meetings Solution
San Jose, CA, USA, Nov, 2019 -- 8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, announced the availability of a standalone version of 8x8 Video Meetings, enabling people to digitally meet in seconds and collaborate instantaneously without restrictions.
For businesses of all sizes, the workplace is increasingly dispersed. Modern teams and customers now span multiple locations and time zones – each with their own communication preferences. 8x8 Video Meetings removes friction and enables users to schedule and start meetings, maximizing productivity and agility across video, audio, in-meeting chat and content sharing.
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"Since our inception, 8x8 has championed unlimited global connections from one 8x8 customer to another at no cost, and now we bring this same capability into the video communications space," said Dejan Deklich, Chief Product Officer at 8x8. "With 8x8 Video Meetings, we designed a solution that simply works for the modern workforce. Through the free, standalone version, we’re providing effortless collaboration. Whether you’re a small business reaching out to customers or prospects, or you’re an enterprise with a sizeable remote employee population requiring interactive collaboration, video is a powerful tool to achieve your business goals."
"In a recent Frost & Sullivan survey, C-level executives reported a number of key benefits of video conferencing, with more than 80 percent of the respondents reporting significant reduction in travel time and costs, enhanced support for dispersed teams and more productive meetings," said Roopam Jain, Industry Director, Information and Communications Technologies at Frost & Sullivan. "Video meetings are becoming the de facto mode of communications for modern businesses. 8x8 is taking a fresh approach to the video meetings market with its new free video meetings solution that provides a unique opportunity for businesses of all sizes to adopt an easy to use, full-featured, secure solution that is also fast and simple to start."
"We see a great opportunity to use 8x8 Meetings for candidate interviews," said Dean Gilbert, IT Manager at Servoca PLC, a leading provider of staffing solutions and outsourced services across the UK. "It’s simply a more efficient and productive way to run interviews and fits into our overall strategy of using 8x8 for meetings."
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About 8x8 Inc.:
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, November 18, 2019