8x8, Inc. announces award of four new cloud communications patents
8x8, Inc. announced that it has been awarded four new patents related to its communications technologies that help customers seamlessly connect, communicate and collaborate globally. The four 8x8 patents issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are: United States Patent number 9,401,994 titled, "Conferencing and Meeting Implementations with Advanced Features," was awarded on July 26, 2016. It is a continuation of U.S. patent number 8,817,801 awarded to the company on July 8, 2011. United States Patent number 9,426,116 titled, "Multiple-Master DNS System," was awarded on August 23, 2016 and is a continuation of patent number 9,294,433, which was awarded on November 2, 2012. United States Patent number 9,432,519 titled, "Identifying and Processing of Unreturned Calls in IPBX," was awarded on August 30, 2016. United States Patent number 9,438,736 titled, "Limiting Contact in a Networked Contact Center Environment," was awarded on September 6, 2016 and is a continuation of patent 8,243,913.