8×8 plans to buy Voicenet Solutions

8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) reported it has agreed to acquire privately-held Voicenet Solutions, one of the providers of cloud business telephony and communications services in the United Kingdom, for USD18.4m in cash.

Considered a pioneer in the UK market since 2004, Voicenet Solutions provides a range of award-winning unified communications services supporting both SMB and mid-market businesses, including fixed mobile convergence applications that offer the features and functionality of desktop business phone solutions on smart phones.

8×8 offers a comprehensive portfolio of unified cloud-based communications and collaboration services that includes hosted cloud telephony, office communications, contact centre, video conferencing and virtual desktop software and services. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com,