Equium systems come standard with Zip drives and PC Card slots
- By Bill Murray
- Oct 26, 1998
Federal buyers can order the Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. Equium desktop PC
with a preinstalled, internal 100M Iomega Corp. Zip drive in addition to a CD-ROM drive.
The Equium also has a Fortezza PC Card reader to comply with the Navys
Information Technology for the 21st Century initiative requirements.
Toshiba bundles its Configuration Builder CD-ROM to help administrators set up the
preinstalled software drivers and Microsoft Windows Dynamic Link Libraries for different
workgroups. The CD has 30,000 configuration possibilities, company officials said.
The minitowers main memory, motherboard and video memory are accessible for
service or upgrade via an instant-open door on top of the tower.
The Equium 7100M comes with a 350-, 400- or 450-MHz Pentium II processor; 512K cache;
100-MHz front-side bus; 32M, 64M or 128M of synchronous dynamic RAM; and a 3G to 10G hard
All the Equium systems have at least 2M of synchronous graphics RAM and seven expansion
slots. They are Desktop Management Interface 2.0-compliant and can send a
chassis-intrusion alert. Bundled are Intel Corp.s LANDesk Client Manager and
Microsoft System Management Server Connect client software.
Equium systems start at $1,299 on resellers General Services Administration
Information Technology Schedule contracts. Toshiba also has released Pentium II notebook
PCs with 266- and 300 MHz processors and has been manufacturing PC servers since June.
Contact Toshibas federal office at 800-477-1616.