Cirencester, UK, April 7, 2021 -- We have announced the launch of a distribution agreement with 8×8, a provider in integrated cloud communications and contact centre solutions.
The partnership – which becomes effective initially in the UK and Ireland this month – will allow 8×8 to expand its global footprint, while also providing our partners with a UCaaS and CCaaS public cloud solution via a wholesale model.
John DeLozier, Senior Vice President & Global Channel Chief at 8×8, says: "Westcon has an exemplary global track record delivering maximum value and success for its partners. We see great value partnering with the leading technology distributor as it is strategic to our channel-first efforts in the UK and Europe."
He continues: "As organisations shift to distributed workforces and an operate-from-anywhere model, the need for an integrated cloud communications and contact centre platform for enhanced employee and customer engagement is increasingly in demand. 8×8’s best-in-suite solutions combined with Westcon’s breadth of service and experience in key markets present an attractive value proposition to drive growth across the region."
Rene Klein, Senior Vice President, Westcon Europe comments: "We are delighted to have been appointed by 8×8 as a strategic partner in driving the growth of the company’s channel business in the UK and Ireland. 8×8’s excellent product offering will no doubt drive impressive results with our partner community. Our track record in collaboration and communications technologies, combined with our recent growth in cloud and managed services providers puts us in a unique position to support 8×8’s business goals."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
About Westcon Comstor:
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon's teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs.
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: Thursday, April 8, 2021
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