Campus-wide program provides endpoint security to protect students,
employees, and faculty
VANCOUVER, BC and ANAHEIM, CA: (Educause 2013 - Booth #910), Oct. 15,
2013 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and
management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones,
will be at Educause 2013 showcasing the University Computing Initiative and the complete Absolute Software product portfolio.
The University Computing Initiative (UCI) provides patented Absolute
security technology across the campus including students, employees,
and faculty. For devices owned by the organization, the program
includes Absolute Computrace® and Absolute Manage® - allowing IT to properly protect sensitive data and ensure these
devices remain in their hands.
Personal devices owned by students are protected with Computrace LoJack for Laptops. Each student is given a separate account so they can privately
maintain control over their device. And in the event of loss or theft,
they can protect their personal information. Most importantly, students
and parents can rely on the Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team to work with local police to recover a stolen device.
More than 90 percent of incoming freshmen own a laptop. If these devices
aren't protected they can't be recovered. University-owned devices are
also at risk which can lead to data breaches and other security
incidents that will negatively impact the school's reputation. An
Absolute-secured campus provides students, faculty, parents and the
university with a proactive stance to help lower crime on campus, keeps
students and faculty out of harm's way when recovering a device, and
provides parents with peace of mind.
During Educause 2013, Jennifer Bramlett, Senior Director, Investigations
and Recovery Services at Absolute Software, will be speaking about
end-to-end device security on campus. The presentation will share how
safe campuses can be established with the University Computing
Initiative. Jennifer will present on Wednesday, October 16th at 12:30 pm at the Lenovo Booth #1401 and 3:30 pm at the HP Booth
At the Absolute Software Booth all higher-education solutions will be
showcased - Absolute Computrace, Absolute Manage, Absolute Service, and Absolute Secure Drive. Absolute Software has provided organizations within higher education
with solutions to manage and secure IT endpoints (and the data they
contain) since 1993.
Absolute Software Customer Highlights:
Since deploying Computrace on every laptop in their deployment, laptop
theft at Thomas College has decreased significantly. The built-in, data-rich auditing
capabilities of Computrace also plays a key role at the college, the IT
team can closely monitor laptops for periods of inactivity and
automatically receive alerts when a device has not been powered on for
a predetermined period of time.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University finds that Computrace is a great tool in reducing computer drift.
Computrace provides near real-time information on location and status
of laptops, helping to prevent laptop drift. Computrace allows the
school to provide laptops to the students and faculty to work where
they want, while the data remains protected.
Absolute Software provides valuable computer asset management at Northwestern University. Absolute Manage provides authentic cross-platform capabilities
allowing IT administrators to manage their entire deployment from a Mac
or a PC. Absolute Manage also solves the time-consuming problem of
setting up new computers. With a single automated process, the solution
installs a complete operating system and standard applications without
any interruption to users.
Join the discussion at our Educause Booth #910 or online:
About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in
persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops,
tablets and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device security and
management tracking for 20 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers
worldwide. 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. Absolute is positioned on two
Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrants - the Magic Quadrant for Client
Management Tools and the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management
Software. Absolute is one of only four vendors to be recognized on both
Magic Quadrants based on providing customers with the ability to secure
and manage many different types of devices using a single solution.
Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of
computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones 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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among other things, the expected performance, functionality and
availability of our services and products, and other expectations,
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including, but not limited to, changes in technology and general market
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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
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SOURCE: Absolute Software Corporation
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