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Need a Better Phone Solution? Discover ENA SmartVoice

Need a Better Phone Solution? Discover ENA SmartVoice


Dropped calls, poor audio quality, escalating fees—these are all indicators that it is time to upgrade your current communication platform.


The Challenges

Outdated phone systems create obstacles and have become a burden for educational organizations.

Outdated phone systems are often difficult to integrate with existing systems and lack enhanced feature sets that can boost security and increase productivity. Location-restrictive voice platforms require staff to be physically present to place calls or access their voicemail, significantly hindering their ability to communicate when they are away from their desks or offices. Older systems also require regular maintenance and upgrades to ensure they are protected and functioning optimally.

The Solution

Hosted VoIP solutions are designed to help organizations streamline their communications, cut costs, and introduce a new level of efficiency, security, and connectivity that traditional phone services just can’t deliver. 


Voice over IP (VoIP) is scalable and offers a tremendous amount of flexibility—enabling organizations to deploy communications at one site, multiple sites, or campus-wide.  School districts can add one extension or an entire school.


Missing important calls or information can create stress, miscommunications, and decrease efficiency. ENA SmartVoice Mobile makes your tech support staff accessible, no matter where they are on campus. Even when cellular connections are down, mobile VoIP users can stay connected by making and receiving calls to and from their work extensions.

Predictable costs and savings

With a hosted VoIP solution like ENA SmartVoice, there’s no outlay of capital expenditure other than the phones themselves—only a flat monthly rate that delivers savings and a lower cost of ownership over traditional on-premises systems. Its value rises while that of aging, underperforming on-premises systems only declines. VoIP allows your organization to save time and effort that otherwise would have been spent on additional infrastructure, project management, and staffing. The saved time and budget dollars can be redirected to support and fund other critical projects and priorities.

Easy-to-manage configuration

With hosted VoIP, staff can quickly make name changes and PIN resets, create call groups, configure automated attendant and users’ phones, pull call detail records, configure zone paging, and so much more.


A hosted VoIP service like ENA SmartVoice includes comprehensive, productivity-enhancing features that legacy phone systems cannot provide.


With a hosted VoIP system like ENA SmartVoice you’ll have the option of integrating security-focused enhancements that can make securing your facility easy. At the touch of a button, you can enhance communications with visitors and control access to your buildings, integrate and extend paging and emergency notification alerts campus-wide, access cloud recordings of your communications, and capture critical and information in the event of a threat.

Tailored features that meet your needs

  • Integration with existing analog overhead paging systems, as well as SIP paging offerings
  • Ability to pull call detail records via an online admin portal
  • Weather alerts
  • Customizable messaging/on hold music

As education and library communities make the shift to advanced, hosted technologies, it is critical to implement solutions that minimize the burden on their limited resources. Voice services should positively impact an organization’s overall operational efficiencies and productivity. A move to a cloud-based VoIP service can make a huge impact and free up critical time and funds.

ENA SmartVoice

ENA SmartVoice—Enterprise-grade VoIP Designed Specifically for Education and Library Institutions

ENA SmartVoice is a highly resilient, interconnected VoIP service that combines the calling capabilities of traditional dial tone with next-generation IP PBX phone features.

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Susan is passionate about strategic development, innovation, and the customer experience. Susan serves as a product marketing professional for ENA.
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