Onsite at HIMSS13 showcasing persistent endpoint security and management
VANCOUVER 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
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:
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 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,
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"expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify
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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
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