8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), an integrated cloud communications platform provider, has announced Level39, Europe´s largest incubator of tech companies, has deployed the 8×8 X Series platform to improve communications and enable remote working in response to the UK COVID-19 lockdown, the company said.
Level39 is a community of 1,250 leaders from 200 tech companies based onsite who work in FinTech, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, RegTech, IoT, smart cities, RetailTech and blockchain. They support these fast-growth technology companies by providing access to world-class customers, talent and infrastructure along with organising weekly sessions with mentors, investors and industry leaders.
In April 2019, Level39 selected 8×8 to upscale their ageing on-premises telephony system to improve communications across the organisation, support its front-of-house team to manage high call volumes across their four floors more efficiently and offer their 200 member companies a more advanced and business friendly telephony service. The 8×8 X Series cloud communications solution offered a single cloud technology platform with voice, chat, video meetings and contact centre.
8×8 X Series meets the needs of businesses with a mobile and remote workforce by providing a highly reliable and resilient solution across desktop and mobile devices for voice, video conferencing, chat, contact center, APIs and advanced analytics. This allows companies to rapidly unify a distributed workforce and enable flexible workstyles. 8×8 X Series includes 8×8 Video Meetings, powered by Jitsi, an open source community for secure video meetings technology sponsored by 8×8. 8×8 Video Meetings, which is also available as free and paid standalone versions at https://8×8.vc, is optimized for use with the WebRTC standard which enables attendees to instantly join meetings without any downloads or plugins.
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. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com, or follow 8×8 on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.