Insight UK joins forces with 8×8 to drive adoption of cloud communications in the public sector

8×8, a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact centre and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, announced that Insight UK is the latest IT solutions provider to join its business partner programme in the UK.

A Fortune 500-ranked global provider of IT solutions, Insight helps organisations effectively manage business performance through supply chain optimisation, as well as driving transformation through their Digital Innovation, Cloud + Data Centre Transformation and Connected Workforce solutions.

The partnership with 8×8 will introduce Insight UK’s clients to 8×8 X Series, a range of collaboration and contact centre services which provide a scalable way to digitally transform customer and employee experiences. 8×8 X Series brings together voice, video, chat and contact centre capabilities along with analytics on one cloud platform.

8×8 X Series is used by many UK public sector organisations including The National Archives, Aylesbury Vale District Council and the Ministry of Justice. With Insight UK’s specialist public sector division, 8×8 is set to further expand its presence across public sector organisations.

Darren Hedley, Director of Public Sector, Insight UK, commented: “We are continually looking for ways to develop our solutions and services to offer our clients the latest communications and contact centre software in the cloud. We are delighted to be working with 8×8, giving us the scope to now provide clients with Unified Communications and Contact Centre software on a subscription basis.”

Russell Tilsed, Public Sector Director, 8×8, said: “With demand for cloud communications rapidly gaining momentum, our partnership with Insight will mean we’re perfectly positioned to help public sector organisations achieve digital transformation. Insight has a reputation for excellence in enterprise ICT, proven by its extensive customer base. We are working together to achieve our common goal of revolutionising communications for local and central government organisations.”

About 8×8, Inc.

8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) is transforming the future of business communications as a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform. 8×8 empowers workforces worldwide to connect individuals and teams so they can collaborate faster and work smarter. Real-time analytics and intelligence provide businesses unique insights across all interactions and channels so they can delight end-customers and accelerate their business. For additional information, visit www.8×, or follow 8×8 on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

About Insight

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of Digital Innovation, Cloud + Data Center Transformation, Connected Workforce, and Supply Chain Optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 7,400+ employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run business smarter. Discover more at