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Absolute Software Issued Patent for a "Persistent Servicing Agent"



      Absolute Software Issued Patent for a "Persistent Servicing Agent"

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, April 11, 2013

New Patent Reinforces the Value of Absolute Persistence Technology and
Strengthens Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Solutions Offering

VANCOUVER, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX:
ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management
solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices announced today it
has been issued patent # 8,418,226, dated April 9, 2013, by the United States
Patent and Trademark Office for a persistent servicing agent.

The patent covers a persistent servicing agent installed in the read-only
memory (ROM) in any electronic device to enable and assure the provision of
various (data and device) services, including but not limited to data
deletion, firewall protection, data encryption, location tracking, message
notification and updating software. The patent also incorporates the method of
automatic notification that all of the data has been remotely wiped from the
device, an essential data protection solution that our customers rely upon to
prove compliance with data breach notification laws.

"As the inventor of remote data delete and persistence technologies, the
issuance of this patent reinforces the value of Absolute's solutions as a
means to help ensure the endpoint security and management best practices that
our enterprise customers demand," said John Livingston, Chairman and CEO of
Absolute Software. "As organizations grapple with the challenges of mobility,
only Absolute's patented persistence technology provides enterprises with
comprehensive visibility and control over their entire device population,
regardless of location or device type."

This patent further enhances Absolute's Intellectual Property portfolio.
Absolute now has 31 patents issued and 121 patents pending covering a broad
range of endpoint (device and data) security and management technology
invention and innovation including, but not limited to: tamper
resistant mobile device tracking, remote data deletion, firmware and BIOS
agent persistence, automatic notification and alerting system for stolen
devices coming online, device theft protection and device theft recovery. For
a list of Absolute's issued patents visit our Patents & Intellectual Property
page.

Absolute Persistence is built into the BIOS and firmware of leading OEMs and
has been shipped on more than 1 billion devices worldwide. Learn more about
Absolute Persistence.

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 20 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 # 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, #
8,332,953, # 8,346,234 and # 8,418,226. 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.com or 416.815.0700 x273
or
Dave Mason, CFA, TMX|Equicom
dmason@equicomgroup.com or 416.815.0700 x237
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