Transforming Network Infrastructure Industry News

TMCNet:  CST selects 8x8 for business phone service solutions

[February 01, 2013]

CST selects 8x8 for business phone service solutions

Feb 01, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- CST, a provider of storage tanks and covers for food, mining, chemical and other applications, has selected 8x8, a provider of cloud communications solutions, for business phone service solutions to link its eight US locations.


According to 8x8, CST initially selected 8x8's Virtual Office hosted VoIP solution for its new global headquarters in Lenexa, Kan., a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri.

Currently, CST is using 8x8 services for all 80 lines at its headquarters and is in the process of transitioning its DeKalb, Illinois and Gardena, California facilities to 8x8, bringing the total number of extensions to 240. Over the next two years, CST plans to migrate four or five additional CST locations to 8x8 service, which will add another 400-500 extensions, said 8x8.

Once CST has finished upgrading its company-wide telephony system to 8x8, it plans to add 8x8 capabilities to increase employee productivity and responsiveness. One enhancement on the drawing board is Virtual Office Mobile, which extends the full suite of 8x8 Virtual Office services to the iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

"Every month, more than 1,000 businesses turn to 8x8 to harness the power of our cloud communications solutions, including voice, video, data and mobile," said 8x8 Chairman and CEO Bryan Martin. "CST is prime example of how 8x8 empowers business communications so employees can be more productive and responsive. We look forward to helping CST grow its business." http://www.datamonitor.com Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shall not be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon

[ Back To Transforming Network Infrastructure's Homepage ]


Featured Blog Entries

The History of Fiber in Data Centers, Part II

As I stated at the close of "The History of Data Centers, Part I," Fiber Mountain™ believes data centers must evolve from hub and spoke architecture—in which traffic is aggregated and delivered to a central hub—to a design that includes many direct connections.

Three Things Your Boss Wants—No, Needs—To Know About Glass Core

Fiber Mountain™ CEO and Founder— plus my longtime friend—M.H. Raza does a terrific job on this blog of explaining how our Glass Core™ architecture transforms the way data centers build their network infrastructure.

The History of Fiber in Data Centers, Part I: Past and Present

Fiber Mountain, as our company name suggests, believes fiber cabling must play a central role in helping data centers scale affordably as bandwidth needs continue to grow. Before I go further down the path to the future, however, I want to back up and provide a high-level history of fiber in the data center.

Four Reasons to Make the Leap to SDN in Your Data Center

I'm always fascinated by what causes a business trend to emerge, grow and sometimes expand to actually redefining the industry as a whole. Having spent years in the technology field, I've found the networking sector particularly exciting in this regard because true innovation can and does transform entire segments of our industry. Revolutionary processes and technologies make past deployments and best practices look laughable in light of recent innovations.

Reflections From the Fiber Mountain Launch

Over the past weeks and months, the Fiber Mountain team has worked hard to prepare for our company launch at this year's Interop New York. In this post, I want to share our thoughts from the days leading up to the October 1st unveiling and about the event itself at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.

Featured Event

ITEXPO Miami 2015

January 27 - 30, 2015
Miami Beach Convention Center
Miami, Florida

FEATURED KEYNOTE
9:30 - Wed. January 28
M. H. Raza
Fiber Mountain™
Founder & CEO





Video Showcase