8×8, a leading and secure integrated cloud communications platform, today announced significant growth in usage across 8×8 video meetings solutions, including meet.jit.si and the 8×8 Video Meetings platform, with global monthly active users now surpassing more than 10.4 million.
8×8 Video Meetings Solutions Cross 10 Million Monthly Active Users
- Cloud Phone System VoIP (No need for on Premises PBX)
- Free Calls (up to 47 countries)
- Instant Messaging
- Video Calls (up to 100 users)
- Desktop, Mobile & Desk phone options
- Work anywhere as if you were in the office
- Call recording
8×8 Video Meetings is part of 8×8 X Series, an enterprise-grade cloud telephony communications, video collaboration and contact center solution built on a modern, open cloud technology platform. The video meetings technology has been battle hardened by the Jitsi open-source developer community, designed from the start to provide strong levels of privacy and security for everyone from anonymous free users to enterprise organizations by offering robust encryption, randomized meeting names and password protection.
“There has been a huge increase in mobile and remote working as organizations need to ensure business resiliency while keeping employees safe, secure and productive due to the current global situation,” said Vik Verma, Chief Executive Officer at 8×8, Inc. “The phenomenal growth during the past two months in usage across our video meetings solutions demonstrates the importance of security and privacy amongst individuals, businesses and organizations.”
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More than 10.4 Million Video Meetings Monthly Active Users Worldwide
8×8 is the main contributor to the Jitsi.org open-source solution, and the standalone and integrated versions of 8×8 Video Meetings are powered by Jitsi. The Jitsi.org code has been hardened with over a million downloads and in applications like banking video conferencing, education as a service platforms, and home security applications globally. 8×8 Video Meetings utilizes the Web-RTC standard which enables attendees to instantly join meetings without any downloads or plugins. The free, standalone version of 8×8 Video Meetings is available at https://8×8.vc, and includes international dial-in numbers in more than 55 countries.
8×8 Video Meetings is also packaged within the VoIP phone system 8×8 X Series for businesses that have a mobile and remote workforce requiring a highly reliable and resilient phone solution across desktop and mobile devices for voice calls, video, chat, contact center, APIs and advanced analytics. It is also offered, which is for small organizations and teams that require a complete, preconfigured business phone system with a dedicated business number, video meetings and messaging in a single desktop and mobile application.
8×8 has experienced a significant increase in usage across its video meetings solutions, including meet.jit.si and 8×8 Video Meeting solutions, with monthly active users1 growing globally to more than 10.4 million.
A Monthly Active User is defined as a unique user who attended at least one meeting, with at least one other attendee, in the last 30 days.
Make and receive calls and messages via the phone app (iOS and Android) using your dedicated virtual phone number.
Effortless collaboration with audio and video conferencing for up to 100 users
Make and received calls and messages from your dedicated virtual phone number and control how your call is handled