8x8 Virtual Contact Centre is a fully integrated, cloud-based call centre solution that allows companies to quickly deploy and operate multi-channel contact centres within the Virtual Office infrastructure without the time and expense of purchasing, installing and maintaining costly, specialized equipment. Virtual Contact Centre offers features such as skills-based routing, multi-media management, real-time monitoring and reporting, voice recording and logging, historical reporting, Interactive Voice Response, integration with third party CRM and ERP solutions and contact and case management tools.“Voicenet Solutions' acquisition by 8x8 is very good news,” stated Barry Anns, Group Managing Director of du Pré plc, an established 8x8 Solutions’ channel partner. “We care passionately about our customers’ needs. 8x8's proven cloud-based unified communication and collaboration services will put 8x8 Solutions and its partners in a position to deliver a market leading service with the flexibility to match future expectations. Working together, we will deliver cost effective, robust cloud-based communication solutions to improve the business efficiency, productivity and the bottom line of our existing and potential customers, which opens up exciting new opportunities.” 8x8 also reported, in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), that employment inducement awards were granted to 10 new employees in connection with their recent hiring. The employees were granted restrictive stock units for 20,350 shares of common stock, 25% of which shall vest on each of the first four anniversaries of the vesting commencement dates, subject to continued employment and other conditions. About 8x8 Inc.: 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) is a provider of cloud-based unified communication and collaboration (UCC) solutions to small and medium businesses and mid-market and distributed enterprises. The company delivers a broad suite of UCC services to in-office and mobile devices spanning cloud business phone service, virtual meeting, call center software and virtual desktop through our proprietary unified software as a service, or SaaS, platform. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.