Santa Clara USD Deploys Cloud-Based Communications Tool
Santa Clara Unified School District in California has implemented a cloud-based communications system to
help administrators, faculty and staff communicate and collaborate with
The implementation was driven by requests from
teachers and staff, who wanted a communications tool that could
integrate with the district's Google Apps for Education platform, which
they use for email and productivity applications. Following a product
evaluation process, district decision-makers chose RingCentral in early summer 2016, and the implementation was complete in time for the new school year.
RingCentral, district administrators, faculty and staff can communicate
using the mode and device of their choice. They can use RingCentral to
make secure voice calls, send fax and text messages and conduct audio
conferences and online meetings. RingCentral offers mobile apps for
iPad, iPhone and Android devices, and integrates with Google Apps for
Education to give staff "more flexibility and efficiency in completing
work," according to a news release from the company.
district was impressed with the powerful solution and capabilities of
RingCentral's Professional Services team, who ensured fast turnaround
on deployment across all 28 locations in time for the first day of
school," stated the news release.
Santa Clara USD operates 26 schools and employs nearly 2,000 district administrators, faculty and staff members.
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