May 7, 2014

MicroCorp Announces 8×8 as Newest Addition To Its Carrier Portfolio

MicroCorp will distribute 8×8’s Cloud Unified Communications, Contact Center, Enterprise Telephony services and more across its nationwide channel.

MARIETTA, GA [May 7, 2014] – MicroCorp, the premier national distributor of telecom and cloud solutions, has announced a new partnership with 8×8, Inc, one of the nation’s largest cloud communications and business VoIP service providers. This new partnership will give MicroCorp’s nationwide channel of agents, VARs and system integrators access to 8×8’s many secure communications solutions.

“As we continue to expand our cloud portfolio with the very best-of-breed applications, I am excited to add 8×8 as a Vendor Partner,” said Brad Miehl, MicroCorp President & CEO. “8×8 is a recognized brand leader, and our agent and VAR partners will benefit from their broad range of unified communications solutions that meet the needs of organizations of all sizes.”

A leader in business VoIP and cloud telephony solutions, 8×8 also offers advanced unified communications, contact center services, conferencing solutions and mobile apps to businesses of all sizes. By utilizing MicroCorp’s channel of 1,500+ partners, 8×8 will greatly expand its market reach across the country. MicroCorp’s partners will in turn be able to offer their customers cutting-edge communications solutions, which will in turn optimize those organizations’ communication operations.

“MicroCorp has earned an outstanding reputation for building a value added distribution model and agent network that is second to none,” said Don Trimble, 8×8 Vice President of Channel Sales. “We are looking forward to introducing agents, VARs and their customers to 8×8’s industry-leading, cloud-based solutions that are not only simplifying the deployment and management of a business’ communications infrastructure but also enhancing productivity, growth and bottom line results.”

As the telecom industry continues its rapid evolution, this mutually beneficial partnership will place the latest communication solutions at MicroCorp’s partners’ disposal. Additionally, MicroCorp’s channel will ensure that 8×8’s solutions reach eager business customers on a national scale.

About 8×8, Inc.
8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) is the trusted provider of secure and reliable cloud-based unified communications and virtual contact center solutions to more than 36,000 small, midsize and distributed enterprise organizations operating in over 40 countries across six continents. 8×8’s out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premise PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and web conferencing. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com, or www.8×8.com/UK or connect with 8×8 on Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About MicroCorp
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, MicroCorp, Inc. is the premier value added distributor of telecom and cloud solutions. MicroCorp supports and manages over 1,500 professional agents, VARs and system integrators nationwide. MicroCorp maintains carrier agreements with over 50 vendors, and supports its business via an internally developed cloud-based CRM and Back Office application called Nautilus. MicroCorp is a Graduate Member of the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech, and serves on the advisory board of many telecommunication carriers and associations. MicroCorp received 16 Partners Choice awards in 2013, including Top Master Agency from the Telecom Association. For more information about MicroCorp, please visit www.microcorp.com.