8x8 Announces Participation in InsightCloud Mobile Collaboration Roadshow
InsightCloud Defines 8x8 as Integral Component of Solution-Set Required to
Meet Evolving Productivity Needs Within Today’s Mobile Workforce
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- September 12, 2013
8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), provider of innovative cloud communications and
computing solutions, today announced its participation in the InsightCloud
Mobile Collaboration Roadshow to be held in various major cities across the
U.S., including Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston.
As tablets and smartphones continue to infiltrate the workplace, it is
becoming more and more difficult for businesses to manage security risks,
share data effectively and collaborate in the cloud, while simultaneously
keeping corporate risk factors at bay. Roadshow attendees will see firsthand
how vital a mobile collaboration strategy is to maintaining security and
productivity within a tablet and smartphone infiltrated work environment.
Along with several prominent InsightCloud partners including Apple, Box, Trend
Micro and Fiberlink, 8x8 will offer roadshow attendees hands-on demonstrations
and interactive discussions about the latest cloud communications technology
needed to achieve a comprehensive and secure mobile strategy. Participants
will see first-hand how cloud-solutions can maximize corporate collaboration
while minimizing corporate risk.
“With the exponential expansion of BYOD and mobility in the workplace, many of
our clients are faced with pain points regarding security and collaboration
solutions,” said Carlos Roman, cloud director, Insight. “The InsightCloud
Roadshow will demonstrate a suggested set of solutions that include advanced
market leaders like 8x8. Our goal is to provide a suggested roadmap for our
client’s future cloud, collaboration and mobility decisions.”
Recently named a market “leader” inGartner's Magic Quadrant for Unified
Communications as a Service (UCaaS)inNorth Americaand recognized as the No.
1 Provider of Hosted IP Telephony byFrost & SullivanandSynergy Research
Group, 8x8’s innovative solutions meet the evolving productivity needs of
today’s mobile workforce.
“In this day and age, mobile collaboration is more than a suggestion—it’s a
requirement,” said 8x8 Chairman and CTO Bryan Martin. “Our widely adopted
cloud-based unified communications solutions provide more than 33,000
businesses with the reliable and robust tools they need to stay ahead of the
competition. The InsightCloud Mobile Collaboration Roadshow is a great
opportunity for 8x8 to demonstrate how companies of any shape and size can
maximize corporate collaboration while minimizing security and other risks.”
The Insight Mobile Collaboration Roadshow will be held in the following
*Newport Beach, CA – Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, September 12, 2013
*Chicago, IL - Chicago Marriott Schaumberg, September 30, 2013
*Boston, MA - Boston Marriott Copley Place, October 16, 2013
For more information about 8x8, visit www.8x8.com. To register for the
InsightCloud Mobile Collaboration Roadshow, visit the Insight website or
contact Insight Events Coordinator Kelsey Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About 8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) empowers business conversations for more than 33,000
businesses with cloud communications services that include hosted PBX
telephony, unified communications, call center software 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 was recognized as the No. 1 Provider of Hosted IP Telephony by
Frost & Sullivan and Synergy Research Group. For additional information,
visitwww.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and
Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware,
software and service solutions to business and government clients in North
America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.Insight is focused
on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Office
Productivity, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Mobility, Network and
Security, Data Center and Virtualization, Data Protection and Cloud. Insight
has sold over three million business and public sector client cloud seats
across the globe. With approximately 5,400 teammates worldwide, Insight is
ranked No. 470 on the 2013 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.3 billion for
the year ended December 31, 2012. For more information, please call
1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com.
Joan Citelli, 408-654-0970
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