CAMPBELL, CA–June 9, 2020– 8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today launched an enterprise-grade cloud telephony solution for Microsoft Teams environments allowing global organizations to scale and deliver work-from-anywhere communications. 8×8 Voice for Microsoft Teams delivers an enterprise-class and easy-to-administer global voice solution for IT leaders while keeping the Microsoft Teams experience unchanged for end users.
“Until now, enterprises adopting Microsoft Teams as their collaboration platform were hampered by the lack of a single, reliable global voice solution. This not only increased the implementation and administration challenges for IT, but also required employees to use a different app for calls,” said Dejan Deklich, Chief Product Officer at 8×8, Inc. “We are dedicated to ensuring organizations meet their work-from-anywhere directives to increase responsiveness and resilience, while allowing employees to stay productive and effective in a mobile first world. 8×8 Voice for Microsoft Teams is the first truly global cloud telephony solution that seamlessly integrates with Microsoft Teams, and is the best solution on the market today, bar none.”
Enterprises standardizing on Office 365 want to maximize their investments by adopting Microsoft Teams for all employee collaboration requirements, inclusive of voice communications. However, many organizations are concerned about using Microsoft Teams as their telephony solution due to the lack of advanced enterprise telephony features, contact center capabilities, and global support and reliability. 8×8 Voice for Microsoft Teams directly addresses these functional gaps. […]