8x8 Names Comstar Technologies a Strategic VAR Channel Partner

8x8, an integrated cloud communications platform provider, has named Comstar Technologies a strategic value-added reseller (VAR) channel partner. Comstar will offer 8x8's cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions through its nationwide footprint of direct and indirect sales channels.

Comstar has added 8x8's integrated Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) and video meetings solution, built on an open cloud technology platform, to its product portfolio.

"We are thrilled to expand our partnership with an industry standard-bearer and Gartner UCaaS Magic Quadrant Leader to enable our clients' cloud communications migration strategy," said Warren Reyburn, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Comstar Technologies, in a statement. "This partnership stands to elevate Comstar's offerings, all while allowing for greater control of the installation process and customer service experience, especially given 8x8's strengths in security, reliability, and enterprise focus."

"The VAR community is well-known for its strong long-term relationships with customers. Comstar is no exception, developing trusted partnerships with its clients by providing superior service and support for all their technology needs," said John DeLozier, senior vice president and global channel chief at 8x8, in a statement. "Comstar is a key part of our value-added reseller partner program and brings critical customer relationships and expertise to help businesses and organizations move away from legacy, on-premises systems to modern cloud communications and contact center solutions."