8×8 Expands to Include VARs

8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, has announced that its technology platform and world-class Elev8 Partner Program have been expanded to include Value-Added Resellers (VARs), the company said .

After growing the referral partner program this year to more than 1,000 active channel agents, and investing further in enablement and technology integration, 8×8 is now making its platform available for the global VAR community.

The Elev8 partner program ensures that every member of 8×8´s channel community has the necessary resources to thrive. Elev8 offers tiered levels of dedicated funds for lead generation and conversion, as well as highly customizable, white-gloved campaigns to reach prospects.

In addition, the program includes activities such as Elev8 blitz days (8×8´s channel pipeline generation initiative), account planning, product demos and custom co-branded prospect events. In addition, 8×8´s best-in-class partner portal, PartnerXchange, is built to allow VARs to independently quote, order, provision and manage all customer needs, as well as access certification content and marketing assets.

8×8 is transforming the future of business communications as a Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform. 8×8 empowers workforces worldwide to connect individuals and teams so they can collaborate faster and work smarter. Real-time business analytics and intelligence provide businesses unique insights across all interactions and channels so they can delight end-customers and accelerate their business. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com,