The Rival5 School-Safe Solution

Delivering safety and security into every corner of any campus, we follow a turnkey methodology of managing districts' telephone systems, allowing teachers and staff to focus on what they do best.

RVoIP™ Hosted PBX

RVoIP differs heavily from the legacy and proprietary telephone systems of the past. Legacy systems are comprised of desktop phones connected to licensing-driven, aging equipment that is hidden away in a back room. RVoIP is deployed utilizing a highly-available, redundant hosted services approach. Desktop phones connect to Rival5’s cloud-based systems using the district’s existing internet and network infrastructure.

With a variety of extension options available, RVoIP provides a flexible and comprehensive answer to meet the complex and ever-changing communications needs of a school district. RVoIP extends past desktop phones and offers seamless mobile integration, convenient web portal access from any device, and native cell phone dialing while on the go.

Standard RVoIP features include:
  • Voicemail-to-Email
  • System Notifications
  • Online User Portal
  • All-Call Paging
  • Information Boxes
  • Call Recording
  • Cellular Push-Pull
  • Intuitive Web-Based Administration
Our feature-packed, cloud-based, hosted telephone system customized to meet and exceed any school or district’s communication needs.

IVoIP Telecom Service

The replacement for existing telephone services and lines to deliver concurrent call paths to and from the PSTN (public switched telephone network).
Peering with multiple nationwide carriers, IVoIP employs QCR (quality-control routing) across all redundant call proxies to determine the most reliable path for optimized call performance. Continuous call path monitoring is leveraged to activate Call Bursting, ensuring that callers never hear a busy signal.

IVoIP exceeds FCC & state E911 laws, statutes, and regulations during call delivery in the event of anemergency. Direct tandem and ALI database access allows flexible, precise localization of callers and devices within school campuses.

E911 with Granular Location-ID

Quality Control Routing (QCR)

Call Bursting Assurance (3:1)

Additional IVoIP features:
  • Unlimited Domestic (L48) Calling
  • Caller-ID Masking
  • Automatic Flexible Failover Routing
  • Cell Phone Redundancy & Twinning
  • Toll-Free & International Calling

RLock™ Emergency Notification Service

How RLock is activated can be customized to meet particular security requirements to ensure authorized and purposeful activation. Tightly integrated within RVoIP and IVoIP, RLock uses existing infrastructure to provide an audible and visual notification to systems and devices throughout school campuses.
Rival5 network-enabled notification devices are deployed in areas where existing alerting and paging may be limited in availability or non-existent. Strategically placed strobe lights offer visual cues to occupants, while sound-sensing speakers automatically adjust volume based on ambient noise levels. Messages and notifications delivered to students and staff are custom-tailored to districts’ emergency action plans and protocols. With direct 911 and PSAP access, RLock easily accomplishes notification to local authorities.
Relieves the strain of timely and adequately notifying building occupants, administration, and public safety in the event of a crisis scenario.

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Safety and Security Features include:
  • Multiple Activation Channels
  • District-Wide Notification
  • Sound-Sensing Speakers
  • Overhead Paging Integration
  • Local PSAP Notification
  • Security and Access System Integration
  • Leverage Phones as Panic Buttons
  • Service and Device Level Monitoring
  • Visual LED Strobe Lights
  • Direct 911 Access

RFax™ Electronic Fax Service

The replacement for expensive plain old telephone service lines connected to legacy fax machines and servers
Sending and receiving faxes is easily accomplished via email, web portal, or traditional fax machine. RFax can route inbound faxes by department, office, or even specific users as needed. Fax Bridges are utilized to deliver dial tone to fax machines that still see heavy use or are required.
Outbound faxing options include sending via email or through a secure, web-based faxing portal, as well as a traditional fax machine. Flexible routing options offer analog delivery to a fax machine or completely digital delivery options to the portal or an email without the need for a POTS line. Fax history and transaction reports are easily accessible with the click of a button and provide an audit trail and logs of past activities.
Standard RFax features include:
  • Fax-to-Email
  • Email-to-Fax
  • Portal Access
  • Transaction Reports
  • Fax Bridge to Legacy Machines
  • Email Delivery Notifications
  • Simultaneous Fax Capability