Toshiba Enables Smarter Testing and Grading via FlashGrade Allianc
FlashGrade's Cloud Software Provides Toshiba's Education Market with On-Demand Testing, Grading and Analytics
IRVINE, Calif. – Toshiba America Business Solutions today announced its partnership with leading education technology company, FlashGrade. Toshiba will sell and distribute FlashGrade's signature Grading Cloud software via its independent and direct reseller channels throughout the United States and Latin America.
Grading Cloud broadens Toshiba's solutions portfolio and streamlines testing and grading processes for K-12 schools, colleges and universities. The software enables secure on-demand testing, grading and in-depth analytics and reporting for educators. FlashGrade's cloud offering integrates with Toshiba's industry-recognized e-STUDIO™ multifunction printers and is easily accessible through its customizable user interface, Elevate™.
"FlashGrade's cloud software is an excellent addition to our industry solutions portfolio that improves document workflow and increases productivity," said Bill Melo, chief marketing executive at Toshiba America Business Solutions. "We are confident that Grading Cloud will enable the education market to simplify testing and grading with an easy to use solution."
"We are extremely excited to partner with Toshiba and provide innovative technology to modernize an outdated inefficient process and eliminate the need for legacy grading hardware," said Andrew Mason, chief executive officer at FlashGrade.
About Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) provides multifunction printers, managed document services and digital signage for businesses of all sizes throughout the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. The company’s award-winning e-STUDIO™ copiers and printers provide quality performance with the security businesses require. Complementing its hardware offering is a full suite of document workflow, capture and security services including Encompass™, the company’s industry-acclaimed Managed Print Services program. Encompass enables clients to print less and optimize workflow while improving energy efficiency.
TABS’ Ellumina™ digital signage offering includes all of the hardware, software and services needed to implement dynamic and interactive digital signage installations. TABS provides content creation and management, displays, integration, installation and project management services as well as financing for solutions ranging for a single screen to the biggest arenas and stadiums. TABS comprises five divisions: the Electronic Imaging Division; the Toner Products Division; the Document Solutions Engineering Division; the International Division; and Toshiba Business Solutions.
FlashGrade was developed to challenge outdated grading systems and offer educators a more affordable, flexible grading solution. The Grading Cloud simplifies the grading process for teachers and improves the feedback loop for students. As academic institutions incorporate more efficient methods to monitor learning and improve student proficiency. FlashGrade offers partners a scaleable, flexible cloud solution to grade using mobile devices, multi-functional printers, and web services. FlashGrade is proud to grade millions of assessments per year for educators.