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Improving Schools with a Switchvox
Phone System

Delivering affordable, easy-to-use VoIP for education

Communication is an integral part of education and schools need an affordable, easy-to-use technology that enables it.

Switchvox, a VoIP phone system, makes it simple to replace an older phone system and quickly experience the benefits of using mobile applications, dedicated conference rooms, and other advanced features that take school communications to the next level.

Switchvox is more than a basic school phone system that simply answers calls. It helps connect teachers, staff members, and parents anywhere, anytime.

Download our free guide, Switchvox for Education, to discover more about how your school can benefit from a complete VoIP Unified Communications (UC) solution.

Benefits of Switchvox for Schools

Safe

Switchvox enables you broadcast emergency alerts through a paging system, such as Quicklert, that goes out via the display on desktop phones, directly to parents’ phones, or to emergency contact numbers of your students.

Affordable

Switchvox offers low upfront costs, industry-low annual costs, and an “All Features Included” pricing model that ensures you don’t have to sacrifice features to meet your school’s budget.

Easy to Use

Education professionals typically don’t have time to learn complex systems, so they love that Switchvox comes with an intuitive and powerful web-based interface, handsets, and mobile applications.

Best Value in UC Keeps Students Safe

Switchvox VoIP phone system has been named the Best Value in UC by leading industry analysts for its robust set of features at an affordable price. Among these features are excellent tools for emergency situations, including multiple alert options and mobility applications. You can rely on Switchvox to keep communication going during an emergency event.

Explore the guide on affordable, powerful phone systems for K-12 schools and universities

Features that Benefit All Employees

Phone systems aren’t just for office workers anymore. VoIP phone systems for schools open up an entire world of communication for all employees. Whether you are a teacher, an administrator, or an IT staff member, a Unified Communications system offers benefits specific to your job role.

Switchvox for Teachers

  • Mobile applications allow teachers to make calls from their cell phones while using a school phone number so that personal home or mobile numbers are kept private.
  • Each extension is given a dedicated conference room that is perfect for hosting one-on-one meetings with a child's parent or groups calls with the entire class' parents.

Switchvox for Administrators

  • Free up time and increase efficiency by automating absentee and other routine calls.
  • Easily create custom greetings and messaging to enhance your school's professional image.
  • Microsoft Outlook integration allows administrators to dial contacts directly from Outlook contacts or emails.

Switchvox for IT Staff

  • Switchvox is 100% web-based and easily managed from any computer connected to the network.
  • The admin interface is very easy-to-use and requires absolutely no coding.
  • Every feature is included in the initial purchase and is permissions-based, so whenever someone needs a feature added, simply check a box and the user is granted what they need right away.

Success Stories

Wisconsin Schools

Switchvox was the perfect, cost-effective solution for the Wisconsin schools. With its standards-based architecture, schools could implement the needed security measures as well as enjoy more flexibility and modern features.

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Becker School District

See how the Becker School District increases savings and efficiency with elimination of legacy phone system.

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