8x8 Inc was incorporated in California in February 1987 and was reincorporated in Delaware in December 1996. The Company develops and markets a comprehensive portfolio of unified communications and collaboration services. The Company is a provider of unified communications and collaboration, or UCC, services in the cloud for small and medium businesses, or SMBs and mid-market and distributed enterprises. It delivers a broad suite of UCC services to in-office and mobile devices spanning cloud telephony, virtual contact center and virtual meeting through its proprietary unified software as a service, or SaaS, platform. Its software abstracts complex networking, redundancy and security and interconnection requirements to provide a seamless and easy-to-use solution for its customers. The Company's software also integrates with enterprise resource planning, or ERP, customer relationship management, or CRM, human capital management, or HCM, and other third-party application suites, such as Salesforce.com and NetSuite, to provide organizations an integrated, fully functional business communications and collaboration experience that is critical to operate their businesses. Virtual Office is an affordable, easy-to-use alternative to traditional business phone, PBX systems or Centrex class services from legacy telecommunications providers that offers features and services neither provide. Virtual Office allows users with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to be part of a virtual PBX that includes automated attendants to assist callers, conference bridges and extension-to-extension dialing and ring groups, in addition to a rich variety of other business class PBX features typically found on premise based PBX equipment. Virtual Contact Center introduced in July 2007 is a fully integrated cloud-based call center solution that works with any broadband Internet connection and provides enterprise class contact center functionality combined with Virtual Office calling features. The Virtual Contact Center allows companies to quickly deploy and operate multi-channel contact centers within the Company's Virtual Office infrastructure without the time and expense of purchasing, installing and maintaining costly, specialized equipment. Virtual Meeting services launched in September 2009 as an affordable, easy-to-use web event service that allows businesses to meet with customers, share and edit documents collaboratively, conduct training classes or deliver presentations from any computer with any browser from any location. Additionally, Virtual Meeting seamlessly integrates with Virtual Office so users can easily search the corporate directory or share their workspace with other meeting participants. Virtual Meeting also enables meeting recording and management. The Company sells and markets its services to end users through its direct sales force, website and channel partners. The Company sells its products to business customers and distributors. The Company faces competition from various firms for it entire set of cloud UCC services.