Absolute Embeds Persistence Technology in Microsoft Surface 3 Devices

VANCOUVER, May 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Absolute® (TSX: ABT) the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced Microsoft® will enable Persistence® technology in Microsoft Surface 3 devices through their April firmware update.

Under the terms of the agreement, Persistence technology by Absolute will be embedded in Surface 3 devices globally. Once activated, Microsoft customers around the world will receive unparalleled security and data risk management capabilities, allowing IT to maintain a reliable two-way connection with all devices, regardless of user or location.

"As a Gold Application Development and Gold Data Platform Microsoft partner, Absolute has worked closely with Microsoft over the course of our long-standing and strategic relationship," said Geoff Haydon, Chief Executive Officer, Absolute. "We are thrilled to expand this partnership and introduce our technology to the Surface 3 market, supporting user productivity while securing each device and the data it contains."

To learn more, visit: https://www.absolute.com/en/partners/oem/microsoft

About Absolute

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location. If an Absolute 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, 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.

©2016 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, NATIONAL Equicom, kdickson@national.ca or 1 416 848 1429

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