8x8 Issued New Communications Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  8x8 Issued New Communications Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- March 20, 2013

8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), provider of innovative cloud communications
solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a new patent related to
its communications technologies. On March 19, 2013, the U.S. Patent and
Trademark Office issued United States Patent number 8,401,003 entitled “Method
and System for Updating Physical Location Information.”

This patent relates to a method and system for updating physical location data
associated with a Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) endpoint. The
invention utilizes address and state information available to the VoIP
endpoint device to facilitate an update of the physical location data
associated with a VoIP host server via the VoIP endpoint device.

Since its establishment in 1987, 8x8 has been awarded eighty-six (86) United
States patents covering a variety of voice and video communications,
signaling, processing and storage technologies. 8x8’s Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, Bryan Martin, is a named inventor on the newly issued

About 8x8, Inc.

8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) empowers business conversations for more than 30,000
small and medium-sized businesses with cloud communications services that
include hosted PBX telephony, unified communications, contact center and video
conferencing solutions. The company has been delivering business
communications services since 2004 and has garnered a reputation for technical
excellence and outstanding reliability. In 2012, 8x8 was named a market
“leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service
(UCaaS) in North America and recognized as the No. 1 Provider of Hosted IP
Telephony by Frost & Sullivan. For additional information, visitwww.8x8.com,
or connect with 8x8 on Facebook and Twitter.


8x8, Inc.
Joan Citelli, 408-654-0970
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