New TSC laptop and desktop standards

The Technology Solutions Centre has been listening to your requests, reviewing new laptops, and searching for devices that meet the evolving needs of our users. We are pleased to announce the availability of our new standard laptops with the latest Intel Skylake architecture running Windows 10. These refreshed Lenovo models include the Thinkpad X1 Carbon, Thinkpad T460s, Thinkpad X260, and the Thinkpad 13.

Our current desktop standards, the Dell OptiPlex 3040 SFF and OptiPlex 5040 MT, will also be refreshed with a new Windows 10 image.

To support a great experience with these new devices, the Technology Solutions Centre will continue offering the following services:

  • Warranty: The Technology Solutions Centre is certified to perform warranty repairs on all TSC standard Dell and Lenovo computers.
  • Software: To ensure all of the features of your new device are working flawlessly, each computer will arrive with software and utilities that are tailored to that specific model.

Every standard computer now includes Microsoft Windows 10 Education, Microsoft Office 2016, Symantec Endpoint Protection, and is ready to be encrypted using BitLocker. Looking for help transitioning to the new software packages? See the training resources available for Windows 10 and Office 2016.

During this transition to new models, the arrival of new orders may be delayed. For the most up to date information on the availability of any model, please contact the Technology Solutions Centre at or 250-853-3572.

To learn more about our new standard models, please visit the Technology Solutions Centre online at, in-person in Clearihue C143, or contact us at or 250-853-3572.