Toshiba Expands SMB Offerings with Ultraportable Portégé R30 Laptop

Durable & Light Laptop Delivers No-compromise Performance and Battery Life for Mobile Professionals, Backed by the Toshiba Quality Guarantee1

IRVINE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 13, 2015 — Toshiba’s Business Solutions Division (BSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced that it is expanding its portfolio of products designed for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMB) to include the Portégé® R30 laptop, a premium ultraportable PC. The thin and light Portégé R30 offers the ultimate in mobility and unparalleled performance with a 4th Generation Intel® Mobile Performance processor2 without sacrificing battery life. Users will enjoy a wealth of features – including a built-in DVD drive – in a laptop that is only about one inch thin and starts at just 3.2 pounds3 and backed by the Toshiba Quality Guarantee.

“As today’s SMB businesses have become increasingly reliant on mobility, they need a laptop that is ultra-portable, but without sacrificing the performance and features of an enterprise class PC,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of products, engineering and marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Business Solutions Division. “The Portégé R30 offers full performance, durability and battery life in a slim, 13-inch form factor, enabling increased productivity and flexibility for mobile workers, at an affordable price point and an unmatched quality guarantee.”

Full Performance in a Thin-and-Light Design

The Portégé R30 offers full performance – plus a built-in optical drive – without the burden of a bulky laptop. Users will have all the speed they need to work and create with a 4th Generation Intel Mobile Performance processor, up to 16GB of DDR3 memory4, and up to a 1TB hybrid hard drive5 or 512GB solid state drive6. Built-in Intel® vPro™ technology, plus Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and a Fingerprint Reader provide the extra security IT departments require.

Toshiba Quality Guarantee

To further demonstrate its commitment to quality and reliability, Toshiba is including the Toshiba Quality Guarantee on the Portégé R30 laptops. The Toshiba Quality Guarantee means, if the LCD panel, hard drive, memory or system board fails within the first six months of ownership, Toshiba will replace the entire unit with a new Portégé R30.

Designed for Durability

Encased in a premium magnesium alloy Tough Body chassis, the Portégé R30 offers increased protection with a shock-absorbing design and a unique honeycomb reinforcement structure for increased rigidity and durability. It also features Toshiba’s innovative EasyGuard® technology to help safeguard the laptop’s critical components against the stress and hazards of today’s mobile world. The Portégé R30 undergoes rigorous spill, drop and Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), and features a highly efficient cooling technology that keeps the device cool.

Full-size Ports for Dongle-free Convenience

With the Portégé R30, mobile workers can share and sync for greater efficiency with a full range of essential ports – three USB 3.0 ports7 plus a full-size HDMI®, media card reader and LAN port. Additionally, the latest USB 3.0 Sleep & Charge8 lets users charge their tablets and phones even while the laptop is off. This laptop enhances on-the-go convenience even further with upto an 8 hour battery – and can extend the workday – with a user-replaceable battery. The laptop also shares a common docking station and other accessories with other Tecra® and Portégé laptops for greater enterprise efficiency.

Pricing and Availability

The Portege R30 has an MSRP of $829.99 and is available through Toshiba’s Resellers and partners such as CDW, PC Connection and Zones.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Business Solutions Division, Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including award-winning notebook computers, tablets and All-in-One computers, cloud services; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. 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

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation”, and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit

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