8×8 Awarded New Patent for Voice Routing Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif.–8×8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT), a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions, today announced that it was awarded a new patent related to its voice routing technologies.

“Systems, Methods, Devices and Arrangements for Cost-Effective Routing.”

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On December 1, 2015, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued United States Patent number 9,203,652 entitled “Systems, Methods, Devices and Arrangements for Cost-Effective Routing.” The ‘652 patent relates to a variety of methods, systems, devices and arrangements for assessing and/or controlling call routing for IP communications. According to one such method, endpoint devices are used to monitor and/or assess call quality. The assessment is sent to a centralized server arrangement and call routing is controlled therefrom.

Since its establishment, 8×8 has been awarded 113 United States patents covering a variety of voice and video communications, signaling, processing and storage technologies.

About 8×8, Inc.

8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 40,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8×8’s out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com, www.8×8.com/UK or connect with 8×8 on LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.