Absolute Announces Zero Day Support for Microsoft Windows 10

VANCOUVER, July 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, today announced its Persistence® technology will support the newly released Windows 10 operating system from Microsoft®.

As a certified Gold Application Development and Gold Data Platform Microsoft partner, Absolute solutions have been tested with, and fully support, the Windows 10 operating system release version, allowing Absolute customers to immediately begin OS migration planning. Absolute Customer Center is also compatible with the new Edge browser.

"Our customers rely on Absolute to secure environments that consist of multiple operating systems and form factors, so it is imperative we deliver timely support for the latest versions available," said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute. "Our strategic relationship with Microsoft has allowed us to provide zero-day support, ensuring that our customers can benefit from the host of new features available without delay or disruption."

Persistence technology by Absolute is embedded into the core of devices at the factory. Once activated, Persistence technology provides a reliable two-way connection so IT can confidently manage mobility, investigate potential threats, and take action if a security incident occurs. View a list of devices that support Persistence technology, including Microsoft devices.

About Absolute
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location. If an Absolute software client is removed from an endpoint, it will automatically reinstall so IT can secure each device and the sensitive data it contains. No other technology can do this. Persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute, visit www.absolute.com.

©2015 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Absolute and Persistence are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. For patent information, visit www.absolute.com/patents. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation

For further information: Public Relations: Becky Obbema, Interprose, becky.obbema@interprosepr.com or 1 408 778 2024; or Toru Levinson, Absolute, tlevinson@absolute.com or 1 604 730 9851 x208; Investor Relations: Kristen Dickson, TMX|Equicom, kdickson@tmxequicom.com or 1 416 815 0700 x273


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