Monday, June 27, 2016 1:34 pm EDT


"We have seen a shift in the types of computing solutions IT directors want to implement throughout their respective campuses"

DENVER, ISTE 2016, Colorado Convention Center Booth #2524 – June 27, 2016 – Toshiba’s Client Solutions Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced three new “education friendly” configurations with the Portégé® Z20t-C2100ED, Portégé A30t-C1300ED and Tecra® C40-C1400ED. Equipped with Intel® processors and Windows 10 Pro (National Academic License) operating systems, these configurations include a versatile 12.5-inch detachable 2-in-1 notebook, 13-3-inch compact notebook with touchscreen and a traditional 14-inch laptop all affordably priced.

“We have seen a shift in the types of computing solutions IT directors want to implement throughout their respective campuses,” said Paul Hickey, director of sales, Client Solutions Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “We are confident this eclectic blending of form factor and price points found in our ‘education friendly’ configurations will appeal to schools looking to move beyond the Internet-based solutions they have implemented over the past two years.”

Portégé Z20t-C2100ED ($999.99 MSRP2)

The versatile Portégé Z20t 2-in-1 detachable PC delivers the enhanced speed and performance expected from the Portégé brand and allows users to switch instantly between notebook and tablet by simply detaching the screen. The Portege Z20t-C2100ED is available with an Intel® Core™ m3-6Y30 processor3 and Windows 10 Pro (National Academic License) operating system. Equipped with all of the essential ports needed for a dongle-free experience and a 12.5-inch diagonal Full HD anti-glare touchscreen display, the 2-in-1 detachable PC is an ideal choice for educators or students looking for a single, multifunctional device that offers more screen real estate than most tablets and the responsive performance of a laptop. With two batteries, the Portégé Z20t has a battery life rating of up to 17 hours4.

Portégé A30t-C1300ED ($629.99 MSRP2)

The Portege A30t-C1300ED offers a number of features, including a 13.3” diagonal Full HD touchscreen display and continues with Intel® Celeron® 3855U processor3 and Windows 10 Pro (National Academic License) operating system. Toshiba equipped the Portege A30t-C1300ED with a spill-resistant keyboard and an excellent battery life rating of up to 11 hours4. The compact notebook features Toshiba’s exclusive EasyGuard® Technology and essential security features that all work together to keep sensitive data in and unwanted intruders out. Further boosting productivity, this laptop has user-removable battery, a wide variety of storage options, plus a smart touchpad. Toshiba is so confident in the laptop’s reliability it comes with the unprecedented Toshiba Quality Replacement Guarantee1 program. Under this guarantee, Toshiba will replace the unit with a new laptop if the LCD panel, hard drive, memory or system board fails within the first year of ownership.

Tecra C40-C1400ED ($333.99 MSRP2)

Demonstrating legendary Tecra excellence and reliability in a 14" form factor, the new Tecra C40 laptop is an entry-level PC, delivering the enterprise-class features today’s professionals want—all at a budget-friendly price. The Tecra C40-C1400ED runs Windows 10 Pro (National Academic License) and has an Intel® Celeron®3855U processor3. In addition, this configuration includes a user-replaceable battery and all of today’s must-have ports and connections. Designed to go virtually anywhere, the Tecra C40 laptop also offers a 14-inch display, a spill-resistant keyboard, smart touchpad and an excellent battery life rating. To deliver the full confidence of worry-free computing, this laptop offers the legendary tradition of Tecra quality and reliability, backed by Toshiba’s unprecedented Quality Replacement Guarantee1.

Pricing and Availability

Toshiba’s education friendly notebooks are available now from the organizations network of resellers and strategic partners: CDW, PC Connections, PCM, Insight, SHI and Zones and are priced as follows: Tecra C40-C1400ED -- $399.99 (MSRP2), Portégé A30t-C1300ED -- $629.99 (MSRP2)and Portege Z20t-C2100ED -- $999.99 (MSRP2).

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of six business units: Client Solutions Division, Digital Display Division, Branded Storage Division, Imaging Systems Division, Telecommunication Systems Division, and Industrial Solutions & Services Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including award-winning notebook computers, tablets, branded storage products, digital display solutions and cloud services; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications; and IoT solutions development, data analytics and IT services. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit

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Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion). (As of March 31, 2016.) To find out more about Toshiba, visit

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