8×8 introduces communications cloud

8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) has launched the world´s first Communications Cloud that combines unified communications, team collaboration interoperability, contact center and real-time analytics in a single, open platform, the company said.

As part of the introduction of the 8×8 Communications Cloud, the company also today announced the acquisition of Sameroom, an interoperability platform that enables cross-team messaging and collaboration in the enterprise; a host of new integrations with some of the world´s most popular enterprise applications; and the introduction of new open APIs for customers and partners.

Key tenets of the 8×8 Communications Cloud include: open cloud and platform; integrated and interoperable communications capabilities that are tightly aligned with business applications; intelligent real time analytics; global availability in every continent; and ease of use and deployment.

8×8 connects employees, customers and applications to improve business performance for organizations anywhere in the world.