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8x8 Achieves Unified Communications Magazine 2010 Product of the Year Award

April 13, 2011

8x8, Inc., a provider of innovative business communications and managed hosting solutions, has recently announced that the company’s Virtual Office Pro has been named as the winner of the 2010 Unified Communications magazine’s Product of the Year Award by TMC.

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company and the Internet Telephony magazine, has been a leading authority on IP communication since 1998. A complete list of 2010 Unified Communications Magazine Product of the Year Award winners can be found in the April 2011 issue of Unified Communications magazine.

In a release, the CEO of TMC, Rich Tehrani, said that, "8x8 has proven it is committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. Unified Communications magazine is pleased to grant a 2010 Product of the Year Award for 8x8 Virtual Office Pro and we look forward to seeing more innovative solutions from 8x8 in the future."

8x8’s patented software technologies have been designed to deliver high quality voice solutions and integrated messaging and video as well as managed hosting and cloud-based computing services to businesses of any size with employees in any location on a wide variety of business telephony, web and mobile platforms.

The 8x8 Virtual Office Pro, a cloud-based unified communications (UC) solution, enables businesses to gain access to essential collaboration services and tools through a single online portal. Some of the key collaboration services and tools include hosted IP-PBX phone service with unlimited calling, Internet messaging, Web conferencing with video, call recording and archiving, video chat and more. The complete cloud communications solution is an ideal solution for mobile and distributed workers, is priced at $49.99 per user/month, includes support for PC and mobile devices with iOS and Android platforms, and can be used with an 8x8 IP desk phone or PC headset.

The Chief Marketing Officer at 8x8, Debbie Jo Severin, said, "We are excited to be at the forefront of the cloud communications movement with our 8x8 Virtual Office Pro integrated voice, video and data solution. 8x8 thanks TMC for its continued recognition of our efforts to deliver the industry's most innovative and reliable solutions which are designed from the ground up to enable today's increasingly mobile and distributed businesses to function efficiently and seamlessly from any worldwide location."

Carolyn John is a Contributor to unified communications. To read more of her articles, please columnist page.

Edited by Janice McDuffee

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