News : PlanetOne Partners With 8x8
San Jose, CA, USA, Sept, 2018 -- 8x8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT), a provider of cloud phone, meeting, collaboration and contact center solutions, announced that PlanetOne, an IT and telecom industry connectivity partner, has joined its strategic channel partner program.
The new alliance expands 8x8’s ecosystem of master agents, and helps PlanetOne’s US-based agents move global mid-market and enterprise communication to the cloud. With 8x8 X Series, PlanetOne’s agents will transform a company’s employee and customer experience with one system of engagement and one system of intelligence, providing actionable insights and smarter business outcomes on one cloud communications platform.
"Global mid-market and enterprise companies are looking for guidance from trusted advisors as they journey to the cloud. The opportunities are limitless and profitable for partners willing to invest in the cloud to deliver valuable services their clients need to improve business performance," said Ted Schuman, Founder and CEO, PlanetOne. "We are excited to add the industry-leading 8x8 X Series to the PlanetOne portfolio. By combining communications, collaboration and contact center on one integrated platform, our partners can develop complementary data services that provide companies deeper business insights to transform both the employee and customer experience."
"We are making significant investments in both our people and our partners because the channel is an important growth driver for 8x8’s leadership in the $40+ billion enterprise communications market," said Bill Corbin, Senior Vice President of Channels & Alliances, 8x8. "With PlanetOne, we have formed a strong business partnership that allows their agents to accelerate revenue opportunities. Their agents will help companies shift from on-premises communications, often across multiple communications vendors, to consolidate on one cloud communications platform that increases both operational efficiency and revenue growth."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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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.
About PlanetOne Communications :
Founded in 1992, PlanetOne is a provider of voice, data, conferencing, hosted PBX technology and wireless solutions.
Published: Thursday, September 13, 2018
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