“8×8 has been playing in the video conferencing area for many years, and along the way established partnerships with numerous video vendors including Polycom. Hopefully this new acquisition will help 8×8 offer a differentiated video experience for its 1M+ users.” – Ira
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT), a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration and contact center solutions for over one million users worldwide, today announced that it has acquired the Jitsi open source video communications technology and its highly skilled team of open source video technology experts. The Jitsi technology further extends 8×8’s cloud technology platform and adds to the company’s video collaboration capabilities. 8×8 acquired Jitsi’s technology and engineering team from leading enterprise software company Atlassian.