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New CTL Chromebook NL7X is Built Education Tough.

New CTL Chromebook NL7X is Built Education Tough.

This week we’re in Chicago, IL at ISTE 2018, and we have brought along our newest CTL Chromebook NL7X, this is the newest addition to our line of ruggedized Chromebooks for education. The NL7X is the updated version of their most popular to date Chromebook the NL6X.

The CTL Chromebook NL7X is an extra rugged Chromebook featuring the CTL X-Panel. With reinforced corners and pressure-resistant cover the X-Panel withstands up to 365 pounds of pressure to the top shell and has already proved its durability on the NL61X, sure to make the NL7X CTL’s next best-selling Chromebook for education. You may even recall our favorite photo of CTL Warehouse staff standing on top of the NL61X Chromebook with X-Panel. So, yeah, it’s that strong! On top of protecting the Chromebook the X-Panel also doubles as a whiteboard perfect for taking notes or doodling.

The NL7 Chromebook sold without the X-Panel already brought a lot to the game with it’s 2.8 pound design, retractable carrying handle, 70cm drop-tested design, water-resistant keyboard, reinforced ports and hinges, and HD world-view camera. Add in the long battery life and new Intel Apollo Lake Dual Core processor, the NL7 only gets better with addition of the X-Panel.

The NL7 was released earlier this year as part of the refresh of the NL-series, our best selling line of CTL Chromebooks. We already know the NL7 Series is going to be a new favorite for customers, which is why we knew we had to include the popular X-Panel to this line.

The NL7X also has already caught the attention of Chrome Unboxed where they stated,

“The exclusive “exoskeleton” adds an exterior shell to the already ruggedized Chromebook that is tested to withstand up to 365 pounds of downward pressure on the lid.
That’s a pretty impressive feat and one that gives CTL a major edge over other EDU devices. In environments where Chromebooks see the most extreme wear and tear, the X-Panel could prove to be a powerful tool in reducing the costs of repairs and replacements that school districts must digest each year."

We know that making an investment in tech devices for 1:1 deployment in education should be an investment that lasts, and one that isn’t bogged down with damaged devices, so we make our Chromebooks built to last, and back that up with our Fast Track for Education program which guarantees a 5 day turnaround and free 2 way RMA shipping. Something that you won’t find through any other Chromebook resellers.

If you’re going to be at ISTE 2018 this week, stop by booth 950 and see all our new Chrome devices in person! We may even let you stand on the NL7X!

The NL7X is available at CTL.net for purchase immediately, and is eligible for special education pricing and CTL’s Fast Track service for qualified education customers. For more information on pricing contact a CTL sales rep at sales@ctl.net

CTL named one of Oregon’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

CTL named one of Oregon’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

We are excited to announce that the Portland Business Journal has once again named CTL as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon. This is now the 2nd consecutive year in a row that CTL has been featured in this annual ranking.


CTL Knows Ed-Tech Solutions


As CTL maintains dedication to smart sustainable growth as a company, there is no doubt in the company’s upward trajectory of providing excellence in ed-tech solutions. CTL has remained committed to supplying the education sector with the latest innovations in Chromebooks, Chromeboxes, Jamboards and device management solutions. Combined with our knowledge and dedication to education, we continue to provide excellent 1:1 solution programs with smooth deployments. We also continue our resolve in providing superior US based customer service and affordability for our customers and education partners at every stage of the company’s growth.


During his acceptance of the Portland Business Journal’s award Erik CTL-President-Portland-Business-Journal-100-Growing-Companies-AwardStromquist, CTL President, stated “It’s an honor to be recognized by the Portland Business Journal as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon five years in a row. As our comprehensive 1:1 programs continue to provide the best in ed-tech solutions, we look forward to serving the education sector with excellent customer service and product innovation.”


CTL Knows Community


With our headquarters based in Oregon, CTL remains a proud member of our community. Our mission to sponsor and fund grants and charitable organizations, in our area and beyond, allows us to give back to those around us. This is why being recognized by the Portland Business Journal is such an honor for the company. As CTL continues to grow, we also aim to maintain focus on remaining a dedicated member of our local community



Check out all our ed-tech solutions and products and learn more about the company and our work in the community at ctl.net, or give us a call at 800-642-3087 to learn more. If you’re in the Portland Metro area, you can find the CTL headquarters at 9700 SW Harvest Court, Beaverton, OR 97005.

BenQ Jamboard for Education Webinar

BenQ Jamboard for Education Webinar

Join our Jamboard partner BenQ on June 21st for an introductory webinar on Google Jamboard for Educators. This webinar will feature industry insight on Jamboard’s benefits in an education setting and a live demo for real world scenarios.


Google’s Jamboard for education brings a cloud based collaborative whiteboard to the classroom. Whether working in a group or leveling up remote classrooms, Jamboard makes collaboration easy.


Our partner BenQ understands that prospective educators interested in Jamboard probably have some questions before deciding if Jamboard is right for their education environments. You can join them on June 21st at 11:30am CDT by Registering Here.


You can also learn more about Jamboard with CTL’s blog Bring it All Together with Jamboard