Softchoice Corporation

Softchoice Corporation

March 24, 2011 14:58 ET

Softchoice to Begin Offering BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Softchoice Corporation (TSX:SO), a leading North American provider of IT solutions and services, today announced that next month it will begin carrying the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet from Research In Motion (RIM).

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity will be available from Softchoice in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models. The tablet will be available on in the US on April 19th and in Canada 3-4 weeks later.

"Softchoice is delighted to meet the growing customer demand for innovative mobile solutions like the new BlackBerry PlayBook," says Nick Foster, SVP, Business Development at Softchoice. "We pride ourselves on ensuring our customers not only have access to the latest mobile technologies but also the expertise to ensure flawless integration of these devices within their environments."

In addition to its ultra-portable design, the BlackBerry PlayBook delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development platform.

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About Softchoice

As a leading North American provider of technology solutions and services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to technology includes solution design, implementation and asset management services, as well as providing access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 850 employees located in more than 40 branch offices, Softchoice manages the technology needs of more than 15,000 corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.

Softchoice stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol "SO." The common shares of Softchoice are not registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and are not publicly traded in the United States.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

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