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On March 8, 8x8 issued two press releases that describe 8x8's vision of a Communications Cloud.
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The press releases are:
Company reinforces move to Open Cloud, announces new solution for team collaboration, integrations with world's most popular enterprise applications, and APIs for customers and partners
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) today announced the world's first Communications Cloud that combines unified communications, team collaboration interoperability, contact center and real-time analytics in a single, open platform. As part of the introduction of the 8x8 Communications Cloud™, the company also today announced the acquisition of Sameroom™, an interoperability platform that enables cross-team messaging and collaboration in the enterprise; a host of new integrations with some of the world's most popular enterprise applications; and the introduction of new open APIs for customers and partners.
Acquisition allows compliant, real-time team collaboration within and outside the enterprise
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the world's first Communications Cloud, announced today its acquisition of LeChat, Inc., the maker of Sameroom™, an interoperability platform that enables cross-team messaging and collaboration in the enterprise. The acquisition catapults 8x8 into an industry-unique position in the team collaboration market by providing interoperability between more than two dozen team collaboration clients as part of the 8x8 Communications Cloud™ (see related press release). Sameroom further strengthens 8x8's cloud communications capabilities and provides employees, customers and partners with the ability to collaborate across disparate team messaging solutions, as well as the capability to launch 8x8 communication services from within these apps.