The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Globe Investor

News Sources

Take control of your investments with the latest investing news and analysis

Press release from PR Newswire

Absolute Software Delivers Persistent Endpoint Security to the New Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablet

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Absolute Software Delivers Persistent Endpoint Security to the New Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablet07:00 EDT Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Every Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablet in North America includes a one-year license of Computrace Mobile Basic VANCOUVER, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-embedded endpoint security and management solutions, announced today the extension of the Computrace® persistence module into the firmware of the new Fujitsu STYLISTIC® M532 Android Media Tablet. The persistence module is embedded into the firmware of the tablet at the factory, making Computrace virtually tamper-proof. All Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablets in North America will include a one-year license of Computrace Mobile Basic. Computrace Mobile Basic provides peace of mind and a trusted lifeline for Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablet owners. Customers have the option to upgrade to Computrace Mobile Standard or Premium for access to theft recovery services and a recovery service guarantee. "As the BYOD trend continues to grow, our patented persistence technology provides invaluable support to IT administrators managing devices on various platforms," states John Livingston, Chairman and CEO at Absolute Software. "Once Computrace Mobile is activated, IT administrators enjoy a level of persistence that is virtually tamper-proof, allowing them to track all their devices, including the Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablet, build geofences to contain assets, remotely freeze a device and delete sensitive information. For our customers, delivering persistence for our mobile device management solutions ensures, unlike other offerings in the marketplace, their devices are always under management." "The Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablet fits the BYOD model perfectly, supporting the balance between business and personal use, providing secure access to business applications for productivity from anywhere, as well as rich multimedia features for personal activities," said Paul Moore, Vice President, PC Product Marketing and Product Management at Fujitsu America. "Including Computrace Mobile Basic with every Fujitsu STYLISTIC M532 Android Media Tablet sold in North America gives businesses an extra layer of protection, ensuring the tablet and any sensitive company data that it contains is secure." Absolute customers place a high degree of value in Computrace persistence technology. Computrace provides a comprehensive view of all their mobile devices and allows them to take proactive and immediate action on devices that are at risk, whether they are on or off the network. To learn more about Absolute persistence technology for ultra-mobile devices visit: http://www.absolute.com/products/endpoint-security/computrace-mobile About Absolute Software Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the world leader in firmware-embedded endpoint security and management for computers and ultra-portable devices. The Company, a leader in device security and management tracking for more than 18 years, has over 30,000 customers worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Absolute's solutions - Computrace, Absolute Manage, Absolute Secure Drive, and Computrace LoJack for Laptops - provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD,  and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data. The Company's Computrace persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, and tablets by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com. This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, the expected performance, functionality and availability of our services and products, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and general market conditions. In light of the many risks and uncertainties you should understand that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be realized. ©2012 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack is a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under license by Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not responsible for any content herein. U.S. patents # 5,715,174, # 5,764,892, # 5,802,280, # 5,896,497, # 6,087,937, # 6,244,758, # 6,269,392, # 6,300,863, # 6,507,914, # 7,818,557, # 7,818,803, # 7,945,709 and # 8,062,380. Canadian patents # 2,211,735, # 2,284,806, and # 2,205,370. U.K. patents # EP0793823, # GB2298302, and # GB2338101. German patent # 69512534. Australian patent # 699045. Japanese patent # JP4067035. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release. Fujitsu and STYLISTIC are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. SOURCE Absolute Software CorporationFor further information: <p> </p> <p> <b>Public Relations:</b><br/> Chris Michaels, HORN Group<br/> <a href="mailto:chris.michaels@horngroup.com">chris.michaels@horngroup.com</a> or 415.905.4030/805.390.0819 </p> <p> Marina Guy, Absolute Software<br/> <a href="mailto:mguy@absolute.com">mguy@absolute.com</a> or 604.628.5121 ext 107 </p> <p> <b>Investor Relations:</b><br/> Kristen Dickson, MSc, or Dave Mason, CFA<br/> TMX|Equicom<br/> <a href="mailto:kdickson@equicomgroup.com">kdickson@equicomgroup.com</a> or <a href="mailto:damson@equicomgroup.com">damson@equicomgroup.com</a> 416.815.0700 </p>