8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the leading provider of global Enterprise Communications as a Service (ECaaS), and Telarus, Inc., a Master Agent and owner of VXSuite™ and national distributor of voice, data and cloud infrastructure services, today announced a partnership to bring enterprise-grade cloud communications to businesses of all sizes. As a master agent, Telarus distributes voice, data and cloud infrastructure services to customers worldwide. With this partnership, Telarus will now be able to distribute 8x8's cloud unified communications and contact center services and enable its sales partners to move from selling product-centric, legacy communications systems to delivering modern communications experiences via an agile industry-leading, cloud communications solution. "Telarus is now proactively participating in building a comprehensive cloud communications portfolio, aimed at helping our sales partners be successful and grow their business," said Adam Edwards, co-founder and CEO at Telarus. "Together with 8x8, we will address the needs of those businesses who have relied on selling on-premises communications systems by providing more secure, reliable and cloud-based solutions. 8x8's extensive influence and reach in the Enterprise Communications as a Service market will go a long way in helping our partners navigate their business to the cloud." 8x8's innovative ECaaS solution brings all real-time unified communications and contact center services together into one integrated cloud platform, delivering continuous communications experiences from desktop to mobile. These solutions enable companies of all sizes to solve critical business needs and modernize their infrastructure with world-class business communications, contact center solutions, conferencing, collaboration and advanced analytics. "Telarus is a renowned and reputable master agent, and by utilizing its immense network, 8x8 will be able to assist companies of all sizes in their migration to the cloud," said Vik Verma, CEO of 8x8. "Telarus recognized our ability to provide a more rapid, flexible, cost-effective and comprehensive global communications infrastructure, and we look forward to this partnership and to continuing to solve our customers' toughest communications challenges."