TOSHIBA AFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO MOBILE COMPUTING,
CREATES TOSHIBA CLIENT SOLUTIONS CANADA
New Company to Deliver Business-Focused Mobile Computing Solutions
and Services to Enterprise, Government, Education and SMB Markets
MARKHAM, Ontario – October 4, 2016 – Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the creation of a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary, Toshiba Client Solutions Canada Ltd. This new Toshiba subsidiary will focus on delivering business-to-business mobile computing solutions and services to Enterprise, Government, Education and SMB markets in Canada. The new company will maintain its offices in Markham, Ontario and Ralph Hyatt will serve as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
“Spinning the mobile computing business out from Toshiba of Canada Limited and aligning with Toshiba America Information Systems reaffirms Toshiba’s commitment to maintaining its mobile computing business in Canada,” said Ralph Hyatt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toshiba Client Solutions Canada. “This new entity will deliver expanded offerings and improved business efficiencies resulting in best-in-class solutions for our professional customers across Canada.”
As a mobile-focused organization, Toshiba Client Solutions Canada will provide its Canadian customers with expanded access to additional technical resources; an enhanced level of technical support; additional systems configurations; robust build-to-order capabilities with rapid fulfillment schedules; and streamlined operational efficiencies. This new Canadian organization is part of a global revitalization plan outlined by Toshiba Corporation earlier this year, which also includes the establishment of Client Solutions Division, a new business unit within Toshiba America Information Systems, in the United States.
“We are confident the creation of Toshiba Client Solutions Canada will demonstrate our long- term commitment to the Canadian marketplace,” said Mark Simons, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “In addition to the businesses in the United States and Latin America, the functional synergies Toshiba Client Solutions Canada offers will streamline and strengthen our mobile computing business in Canada and throughout the rest of the Americas.”
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 us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
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 www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
© 2016 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All product, service and company names are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Information including without limitation product prices, specifications, availability, content of services, and contact information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.
- Eric Paulsen
- Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.