In a recent press release 8x8 announced it has reached an agreement to partner with Polycom. Polycom will use it skills and technology to bring IP telephony and conferencing solutions to subscribers of 8x8’s Virtual Office hosted VoIP service. The first product that will be affected by this partnership will be the Polycom SoundPoint IP 335 desk phone. This entry level SIP phone will integrate with 8x8’s systems to bring the advanced functions that you would expect from 8x8.
In the press release Bryan Martin, Chairman and CEO of 8x8 said, “8x8 is very pleased to be working with Polycom as we fulfill our separate, but common, commitment to deliver affordable, high quality voice solutions to businesses of all sizes.”
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