Polycom Recognizes 8x8 as North America Service Provider of the Year
February 12, 2013
By Amanda Ciccatelli
, TMCnet Web Editor
Polycom, Inc., a global provider of open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), has named 8x8 (News - Alert), Inc., a provider of cloud-based business phone service and unified communications, “2012 North America Service Provider of the Year.”
It is no surprise that 8x8’s success has been recognized with this prestigious award. Today, 8x8 is focusing all of its energy on providing reliable business solutions to its customers that are easy- to-use, advanced and less expensive than traditional solutions. The company provides a variety of call center services including VoIP phone service, hosted solutions, video conferencing, and unified communications (UC).
“At the heart of our partnership with Polycom (News - Alert) is a mutual commitment to technological innovation, outstanding service quality and an unparalleled user experience, evidenced by the growth we’ve enjoyed in 2012 and the high satisfaction ratings we are given by our customers,” said 8x8 Chairman & CEO Bryan Martin (News - Alert), in a statement.
The Polycom Partner Awards recognize partners whose achievements impact Polycom's business on a worldwide basis, theater awards for each of the company's five operating regions, and country awards to partners that do business within a single country. Polycom also recognizes partners with Excellence Awards in Services, Innovation, Integration, and Industry Focus categories. 8x8 was honored for improved business performance in 2012 in addition to innovative customer focus, as well as sales and marketing engagement with Polycom.
“In an ever-changing, rapidly growing market, it’s critical to have partners like 8x8 who can help us meet our customer’s complete business needs with transformative solutions and tailored unified communications and collaboration offerings that enable people to work and collaborate better,” said Ron Myers, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels, Polycom.
Currently, 8x8 is part of the Polycom Partner Network - made up of 7,000 Polycom Partner Network members that extend Polycom's video collaboration solutions to deliver UC&C solutions for the enterprise as well as applications to support use cases across industries such as healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment.
Martin continued, “We are honored to be named one of Polycom’s key partners for 2012 and look forward to continuing to push the envelope in the development and provisioning of industry-leading unified communications solutions.”
Edited by Jamie Epstein