San Jose Earthquakes tap 8×8 for on and off-field communications

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 the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer have chosen 8×8 as their official cloud communications and contact center partner for their communications needs, the company said.

In addition, 8×8 has signed a multi-year sponsorship of the Earthquakes. The Quakes host 20 home soccer matches each season, many of which are featured on national TV, ensuring exposure that will broaden 8×8´s awareness and name recognition in Silicon Valley and beyond.

The Earthquakes will use 8×8 X Series in their front and back office operations, including their call center. 8×8 solutions connect individuals and work groups so they can collaborate faster and work smarter, and include HD audio and video conferencing, one-on-one and group chats, business SMS and texting, mobile and desktop apps, CRM integrations and more.

As part of 8×8´s sponsorship of the organization, the company will receive multiple signage opportunities on the field level and throughout the stadium, and is the sponsor of the Earthquakes´ instant replay feature during games.

8×8 will also sponsor a series of videos that profile player and team activities, with a focus on how 8×8 technology enables the team to seamlessly conduct business, such as the draft, as well as easily connects players with their families on birthdays, holidays and throughout the season. These videos will be shared and amplified on social media.

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. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com.