Adapting from Home: This Weeks View of Video Meeting Triumphs and Concerns – Yahoo Finance

Posted: March 31, 2020 at 5:54 am

8x8.com/live Documents the Leading Trends in How People Around the World Are Using Video Meeting Technology to Teach, Heal, Work, and Socialize

8x8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced its findings from an analysis of the social conversations about 8x8 Video Meetings and its related open-source project Jitsi.org use cases. Additionally, 8x8 reported that the global monthly active users of 8x8 Video Meetings is nearly 4.5 million, as people adopt video conferencing technology with unprecedented velocity. A livestream of these social conversations, daily updates on usage stats, and other video meetings and remote work resources are available at 8x8.com/live.

Video Conferencing and Meetings Notable Stats:

Five Trending Dynamics:

4.5 Million Video Meetings Monthly Active Users Globally; 1 Million Increase in Last 48 Hours

8x8 is the main contributor to the Jitsi.org open-source solution, and the standalone and integrated versions of 8x8 Video Meetings for business are based on it. The Jitsi.org code has been hardened with over a million downloads and in applications like banking video conferencing, education as a service platforms and home security applications globally. The product is packaged with 8x8 X Series for businesses that have a mobile and remote workforce requiring a highly reliable and resilient solution across desktop and mobile devices for voice, video, chat, contact center, APIs and advanced analytics. It is also available as a standalone offering and as part of 8x8 Express, which is for small organizations and teams that require a complete, preconfigured business phone system with a dedicated business number, video meetings and messaging in a single desktop and mobile application.

The free, standalone version of 8x8 Video Meetings, introduced to the public in November 2019, is available at https://8x8.vc, and includes international dial-in numbers in more than 55 countries. 8x8 Video Meetings utilizes the WebRTC standard which enables attendees to instantly join meetings without any downloads or plugins.

About 8x8, Inc.

8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) is transforming the future of business communications as a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform. 8x8 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 http://www.8x8.com, or follow 8x8 on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

8x8 and 8x8 X Series are trademarks of 8x8, Inc.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200327005088/en/

Contacts

8x8, Inc. Contacts:

Media: John Sun, 1-408-692-7054john.sun@8x8.com

Investor Relations: Victoria Hyde-Dunn, 1-669-333-5200victoria.hyde-dunn@8x8.com

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