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Black Box Launches Latest Cart and Locker Offerings to Enhance Any Mobile-Device Learning Environment

Tue. Jun 20, 2017

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Education Cart Leader Brings the Most Trusted Storage and Charging Innovations to Today’s Modern Classrooms

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PITTSBURGH, PA – June 19, 2017 – Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX), the trusted digital partner for global connectivity solutions and technology expertise, today introduced its latest line of mobile-device storage and charging carts and lockers to address the security, productivity and flexibility challenges of today’s modern classrooms. This new line includes the enhanced Deluxe Cart, Standard Cart and Basic Cart, as well as the new Black Box Wallmount Locker. All provide options to fit any school’s mobile-device learning environment.

“Black Box’s new line of multi-device charging stations provide a range of carts and lockers that set the industry standard in charging, storing, syncing and transporting Chromebooks, laptops, tablets and other portable devices,” said Tom Strade, Vice President of Product Innovation and Marketing. “No other cart or locker solution can match the value that we bring to teachers, students and IT administrators. With future education needs in mind, Black Box is a sound investment designed for the best value and longest life expectancy of any storage device.”

Black Box enhances classroom productivity with new cart features, such as a variety of fast charging systems and quick release wiring. These technologies deliver the quickest distribution and collection of mobile devices in the classroom. They enable teachers to distribute devices 50 percent faster and focus on classroom learning initiatives, not device management.

In addition, Black Box has partnered with RAM Mounts to have Black Box carts and lockers available with GDS® Wireless Charging Technology, which eliminates device power cords, for the fastest distribution of tablets in the market. The tablets are stored and protected in IntelliSkin™ cases.

Black Box’s cart and locker line includes adjustable shelving and customization options designed to provide the most flexible storage solutions on the market. With a small footprint, each cart can hold a variety of different size devices. The new Wallmount Locker also saves floor space and can be easily mounted with multiple lockers to create locker blocks.

Built of 100 percent steel, Black Box carts and lockers deliver solid safety and security. Black Box carts feature a safety-first design and 2-point locking. To protect students, all are UL® tip-test compliant and all electronics are UL approved.

Black Box’s mobile devices storage and charging product line includes:

  • The Black Box Wallmount Locker is a wallmounted modular storage and charging locker system that can hold up to 12 tablets or laptops. The locker includes easy-to-manage front cable management. Adjustable-depth 19" rackmount rails enable other IT equipiment to be mounted in the locker. Unique to the Black Box Wallmount Locker is the ability to easily mount multiple lockers together to form a charging locker wall. The locker is a great entry-level solution for any device-based learning program.
  • The Black Box Standard Cart is the highest quality entry-level mobile-device cart on the market today. New features include faster, customizable device charging, a more durable, fully welded steel frame, 2-point locking, high flow mesh cooling, and external device charging indication along with external USB and AC power. 

  • The Black Box Deluxe Cart incorporates all the new technology found in the standard cart with the addition of advanced features. The deluxe cart includes an option for GDS® Wireless Charging Technology to increase tablet deployment and decrease collection time. Front and rear cable management and quick-release wiring enables easy organization and maintenance of power cords. Other options include intelligent charging, which detects and charges low-battery devices first and customizable charging where users can choose how long to cycle power to devices.

Pricing for carts starts at $1099 and lockers start at $449. The new products have a Black Box lifetime warranty and customer service is available 24/7. For more information on Black Box’s cart and locker solutions, visit here.

About Black Box in the Education Market

Black Box brings proven solutions to educational institutions -- from K-12 to universities. Black Box creates solutions that engage students, improve achievement in today’s modern classroom and erase barriers in learning. With a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions, Black Box brings the classroom into the digital age providing the right mix of tested cart charging and storage, wireless collaboration solutions and digital signage to enhance education with technology.  See why the University of South Alabama and Charlotte-Mecklenburg trust Black Box’s technology products and solutions. For more information visit: https://www.blackbox.com/en-pr/industries/education


About Black Box

Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX) is a leading digital solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and more than 3,500 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at www.blackbox.com.

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