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Absolute Software Expands Mobile Content Management Capabilities to Android

 Absolute Software Expands Mobile Content Management Capabilities to Android

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2013

Now IT Managers Can Securely Distribute and Manage Documents and Media Files
to Android Tablets with AbsoluteSafe

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute^® Software Corporation
("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent
endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and
ultra-portable devices announced today Android tablet support for AbsoluteSafe
with the launch of Absolute Manage 6.1.5.

AbsoluteSafe is a Mobile Content Management (MCM) application available with
Absolute Manage that allows organizations to securely distribute and manage
content to mobile devices, eliminating the security risks associated with
traditional document sharing apps and email. Now, AbsoluteSafe support is
extended to Android tablets providing feature parity with the existing iOS
version.

"AbsoluteSafe for Android and iOS devices allows our customers to control how
and when users connect with sensitive corporate data, a key component of
secure data management," states John Livingston, Chairman and CEO at Absolute
Software. "With this complete control, organizations can securely share files
on corporate and employee-owned devices."

Along with policy-based secure media transfer, IT administrators can restrict
the files from being emailed, printed, or moved outside of AbsoluteSafe. And
files in AbsoluteSafe can be password protected, providing an additional layer
of security for organizations when distributing content to ultra-portable
devices. For sensitive corporate content, access can be set with a specific
expiry time so documents are automatically removed from the device regardless
if it is on or off the network. And for greater operational efficiency, the
administrative work required to deposit documents into AbsoluteSafe can be
transferred to non-IT employees that have been granted the appropriate
permissions.

Most importantly, if a device is at risk - Absolute Manage will automatically
remove it from management and the AbsoluteSafe app will be removed, preventing
unauthorized access to any sensitive corporate content it may contain.

Availability

Absolute Manage 6.1.5 is available today. For more information about
AbsoluteSafe read the datasheet:
http://www.absolute.com/shared/datasheets/abt-as-ds-e.pdf

About Absolute Software

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in
persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops 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 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 # 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, # 8,062,380, # 8,234,359, # 8,241,369, # 8,307,055 and
# 8,332,953. 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.

SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation

Contact:

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.comor 416.815.0700 x273
or
Dave Mason, CFA, TMX|Equicom
dmason@equicomgroup.comor 416.815.0700 x237