8×8 Cloud Business Phone System Launches In UK SME Market

8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a integrated cloud communications platform provider, has announced the availability of 8×8 Express in the UK, the company said.

8×8 Express offers a complete business phone system, enabling the UK´s five million micro-businesses to set up a professional cloud communications system in minutes with no additional support required.

With a readily available pre-configured package, 8×8 Express offers even the smallest businesses, with as little as one or two people, a professional phone system that meets the unique requirements of modern workplaces including dedicated business phone numbers, unlimited UK calls, auto-receptionist, voicemail, intelligent call routing, secure video conferencing and team chat, all accessible from desktop and mobile applications.

For smaller organisations, cloud communications enables them to remain competitive in a fast-moving environment, and can also be used as a sales and marketing tool to help maintain a professional brand and gain more customers. Creating connections and positive experiences through their community of contacts is also critical; a recent 8×8 study found that over half of consumers are more likely to recommend a business after having had a positive experience.

8×8 Express includes the 8×8 Video Meetings solution, powered by Jitsi open-source technology, which offers effortless team collaboration with HD video conferencing that allows instant screen sharing. For added convenience, guests can join meetings via the 8×8 Video Meetings app on their smartphones or directly via a compatible browser from their laptop or computer, with no additional software to download.

8×8 is transforming the future of business communications as a Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact centre and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com.