8x8 Research and Innovations is an affiliate of 8x8 Inc, a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications solutions. Using a single, proprietary platfor, which is referred to as the 8x8 Communications Cloud, the Company offer unified communications, team collaboration, contact center, analytics and other services to busines scustomers on a Software-as-a Service (SaaS) model. 8x8's solutions provide businesses with a secure, reliable and simplified approach for businesses to transition their legacy, on-premise communications systems to the cloud. 8x8 eliminates information silos to show vital, real-time intelligence across all clouds, applications and devices to improve individual and team productivity, business performance and customer experience. 8x8 has over fourteen hundred employees and operates in over 100 countries across six continents. The Company's customers range from small businesses to large enterprises since the products and services are suitable for any sized business and customizable to specific user needs. Most of the Company's communication services are provided on a SaaS model, with monthly billing of service fees and usage charges under contracts that range from one to four years.