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For Sixth Consecutive Year, 8x8 Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide

London – Sep. 12, 2017 – 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the world’s first Communications Cloud provider, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Worldwide” for the sixth consecutive year. The company believes this recognition is further proof of its commitment to providing midmarket and enterprise companies with a market leading, unified and open business communications and collaboration platform, all delivered from a single vendor.

“We’re honoured to have been named a Leader by Gartner in the UCaaS Magic Quadrant for the sixth year in a row,” said Vik Verma, CEO, 8x8. “We feel this is an important validation of our continuedinvestments to drive innovation in the cloud communications space, and an acknowledgement of the great strides we have made in delivering measurable benefits for midmarket and enterprise companies. Organisations around the world depend on the 8x8 unified communications platform to meet their communications, collaboration, and contact centre requirements. Our services have become a critical piece of their ongoing business success.”

The 8x8 Communications Cloud™ combines unified communications (8x8 Virtual Office®), collaboration (8x8 Virtual Office Meetings®), team messaging (8x8 Sameroom™), contact centre (8x8 Virtual Contact Center® and 8x8 ContactNow™) and real-time analytics in a single open platform that integrates across clouds, applications and devices.

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[1] Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide” by Daniel O’Connell, Bern Elliot, Rafael A Benitez, September 6, 2017.

About 8x8, Inc.

8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) is the provider of the world’s first Communications Cloud that combines unified communications, team collaboration, contact centre, and analytics in a single, open and real-time platform. 8x8 eliminates information silos to expose vital, real-time intelligence across multiple clouds, applications and devices to improve individual and team productivity, business performance and customer experience. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

8x8®, 8x8 Virtual Office®, 8x8 Virtual Contact Center® and 8x8 Communications Cloud™ are trademarks of 8x8, Inc.

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