5 Channel Partner Updates: 26 May 2017
Updates: 8×8, Avaya Bankruptcy Plan, Binary Tree, Cheetah Mobile, Cisco IoT, ConnectWise, Continuum, Kaspersky Lab, Open19, Pure Storage, Splunk & Stackify.
8×8 Up for Sale?
8×8 explores potential company sale, a report suggests. 8×8 competes against ShoreTel (also for sale) in cloud-based UCaaS, cloud & hosted VoIP markets.
ShoreTel Not Sold But Strategic Review Continues
ShoreTel (SHOR) announced a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss today, and confirmed that a strategic review of the business continues.
8×8 Cloud, Hosted VoIP Services Gain Midmarket Channel Momentum
8×8 Inc. delivered record quarterly revenues yesterday. CEO Vik Verma & CFO Mary Ellen Genovese credited channel partners for the cloud & MRR gains.
VARs Embrace 8×8’s Midmarket Cloud, Unified Communications
8×8 Inc., which provides cloud-based unified communications, continues to accelerate its midmarket channel strategy. Overall, 8×8’s fiscal year 2015 revenue grew 26 percent to $162.4 million. A healthy portion of that revenue growth involved resellers and VARs promoting 8×8’s cloud services to midmarket customers, according to CEO Vikram (“Vik”) Verma. “During fiscal 2015, 8×8 made […]