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Absolute Software Featuring Product Portfolio at HIMSS13, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference and Exhibition

Monday, March 04, 2013

Absolute Software Featuring Product Portfolio at HIMSS13, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference and Exhibition07:30 EST Monday, March 04, 2013Onsite at HIMSS13 showcasing persistent endpoint security and management solutionsVANCOUVER and NEW ORLEANS, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - (HIMSS13 - Booth #3369) - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices, will be at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference and Exhibition (HIMSS13) showcasing the Absolute Software product portfolio.Absolute Software solutions - Absolute Computrace, Absolute Manage, Absolute Service and Absolute Secure Drive - provide healthcare organizations with the ability to manage and secure their IT endpoints and the data they contain. Absolute Software allows Healthcare organizations to respond if a device is missing or stolen, if data is breached or compromised, or if the status of a device is unknown - safeguarding patient information and allowing organizations to prove data security in support of compliance with regulations such as HITECH/HIPAA.In early 2013, Absolute Software announced a multi-million dollar deal with a Fortune 100 Healthcare organization. The Healthcare organization selected Computrace as an essential component of its governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) infrastructure for its entire population of desktops and laptops.Absolute Software Customer Highlights:HealthSpring is one of the largest U.S. coordinated care plans with a growing mobile workforce. With Absolute, HealthSpring is able to remotely delete selected files from devices that are at risk, keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized users. They are also able to produce an audit log of the deleted files to prove compliance with corporate and healthcare-specific privacy regulations.Allina Hospitals & Clinics is an 11-hospital, 23,000-employee provider of healthcare services. Having experienced a sharp increase in laptop theft including one incident requiring public disclosure of breached health information, Allina sought a high-tech solution for laptop management and data breach protection. With Absolute, they can see where every laptop is, who is logging in, and what software is installed, plus IT can verify that their endpoint encryption is properly installed and working. Overall, IT asset auditing has improved from 30% to 95% on computers.The La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI) is a non-profit research institution. The LIAI IT department needed a comprehensive, cross-platform, cost-effective asset management solution to manage their diverse and ever-growing computer population of Macs and PCs. They chose Absolute to provide all of the tools needed to manage their diverse deployment, freeing up IT time and increasing the efficiency of their current IT resources.Join the discussion at our HIMSS13 Booth #3369 or online:Visit the InTelligence BlogFollow @Absolutecorp on TwitterAbout Absolute SoftwareAbsolute 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 commercial customers worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Absolute's solutions - Computrace, Absolute Manage, Absolute Service, 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.©2013 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 No. 5,715,174, No. 5,764,892, No. 5,802,280, No. 5,896,497, No. 6,087,937, No. 6,244,758, No. 6,269,392, No. 6,300,863, No. 6,507,914, No. 7,818,557, No. 7,818,803, No. 7,945,709, No. 8,062,380, No. 8,234,359, No. 8,241,369, No. 8,307,055, No. 8,332,953, No. 8,346,234 and No. 8,362,901. Canadian patents No. 2,211,735, No. 2,284,806, and No. 2,205,370. U.K. patents No. EP0793823, No. GB2298302, and No. GB2338101. German patent No. 69512534. Australian patent No. 699045. Japanese patent No. 4067035. Mexican patent No. 297406. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.SOURCE: Absolute Software CorporationFor further information: Public Relations: Andrea Holland, HORN Group andrea.holland@horngroup.com or 415-905-4009 or Marina Guy, Absolute Software mguy@absolute.com or 604.730.9851 x107 Investor Relations: Kristen Dickson, MSc, TMX|Equicom kdickson@equicomgroup.com or 416.815.0700 x273 or Dave Mason, CFA, TMX|Equicom dmason@equicomgroup.com or 416.815.0700 x237