European Electronique has been picked as the new partner for Toshiba on the National Desktop and Notebook Agreement (NDNA), the higher (HE) and further eduction (FE) framework for IT procurement.
The NDNA is aimed at helping incorporate IT and its benefits into higher and further education, providing universities and colleges with best value for desktops and notebooks.
Under the terms of the deal, which runs for three years from 1 August, European Electronique will supply Lot 2 Toshiba laptops and notebooks to institutions at a specially agreed price rate.
European Electronique is also offering a range of supporting benefits including a three-year warranty on all devices, discounted pricing for Toshiba options and accessories to support purchases. Other support includes a dedicated HE/FE sales team with a Toshiba product specialist, NDNA e-commerce site and dedicated service and support lines.
Yolanta Gill, chief executive of European Electronique, said: “Being chosen to work with Toshiba on the NDNA framework, following a rigorous selection process, is fantastic news for our company’s growth and aspiration plans within the higher and further education sectors.
"This agreement enables us to demonstrate how the expertise and experience within the European Electronique team can be used to help to improve the delivery of IT and associated services to HE and FE, and unlock the potential to robust learning outcomes and benefits.”
Richard Williams, senior sales account manager at Toshiba, added: "With a proven track record of success with Toshiba in the education market, and a strong complementary product offering to the HE/FE sector, European Electronique presented strong synergies to Toshiba’s position as the mobile vendor of choice within the public sector arena.”
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