Absolute Software Achieves ISO 9001 Certification
The most widely-recognized quality management certification has been awarded to Absolute Software
VANCOUVER, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices, today announced it has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 certification for its management of recovery services related to security software installed on mobile electronic devices and computers. Absolute Software is the only company offering security software and a dedicated Investigations and Recovery team to receive ISO 9001 Security Certification.
ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certification allows Absolute Software to demonstrate its ability to consistently meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. To qualify for ISO 9001 certification, eight quality management principles were met: customer focus, leadership, involvement of people at all levels, process approach, system approach to management, continual improvement, factual approach to decision making, and mutual beneficial partner relationships.
"ISO 9001 certification proves that the Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team follows the highest standards when it comes to the support of our customers," stated John Livingston, Chairman and CEO at Absolute Software. "The expertise and support of the Investigations and Recovery Services team is unique and invaluable. To date we have helped law enforcement around the world recover more than 28,000 computers in 96 countries."
ISO is the world's largest developer of voluntary International Standards. International Standards give state of the art specifications for products, services and good practice, helping to make industry more efficient and effective. Developed through global consensus, they help to break down barriers to international trade. For further information on ISO 9001 visit: www.iso.org
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 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.
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©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.
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