Published: June 17th, 2008

Toshiba of Canada Information Systems Group (Toshiba ISG) launched an ultra-portable notebook with a 128-gigabyte solid state drive (SSD) and green features.

The model runs on Intel Core 2 Duo Core Processor U7600 and an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950, 1GB DDR2 memory. The notebook is pre-installed with Windows Vista Business operating system.

The Markham, Ont.-based company said users will have ample storage space for critical corporate data and sensitive personal information while traveling, and a much faster operating system start up.

As well, the transreflective screen makes for clearer images so that users can turn off the LED backlighting while outdoors to save battery consumption.

According to Toshiba of Canada’s Jerome Kudera, the company claims zero reported failures in solid state drives in the R500-SP209C series launched last year. “The SSD technology provides customers with an enhanced level of reliability, durability and system responsiveness and is the crowning achievement of the Port