Absolute Enters Partnership with European OEM Aava Mobile Oy

VANCOUVER, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Aava Mobile Oy, a leading European mobile device manufacturer.

Aava Mobile works with its partners and customers to develop customized products for vertical markets including retail point of sale (POS), healthcare, military, oil & gas, and enterprise. Aava Mobile customized products allow users to incorporate their own identity, user interface, content, services and hardware enhancements in very sleek, compact and fully ruggedized devices.

Under the terms of the agreement, Persistence® technology by Absolute will be embedded in the firmware of Aava Mobile devices. By activating Persistence, Aava Mobile customers will receive an enhanced endpoint security and data risk management offering, enabling a reliable two-way connection with all endpoints, regardless of user or location.  

"Aava Mobile is proud to offer specific and customized offerings to our customers to ensure they get exactly what they require," said Markus Appel, chief executive officer, Aava Mobile Oy. "With Absolute's Persistence technology, we are pleased to extend our value proposition by offering this enhanced level of endpoint security to effectively protect our customers' devices and corporate data."

"Through its purpose-built variety of mobile solutions, Aava Mobile has excelled at satisfying the needs of its customers in a wide range of markets, each with their own unique requirements," said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute. "With our Persistence technology pre-installed at the factory, this agreement enables our mutual customers to easily activate Absolute's data and device security solution. We are excited to work closely with Aava Mobile under this partnership and expand our presence in Europe."

About Aava Mobile
Aava Mobile, a leading manufacturer for mobile devices since 2009, offers handheld & tablets for professional markets. Aava product offering includes customer-specific handheld and tablets as well as Aava roadmap products. Aava works with partners and customers to address the specific needs of vertical markets. Aava leverages smartphone and wireless experience for innovating the professional handheld & tablet market with sleek, light and robust designs. Please visit www.aavamobile.com for more information.

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.

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


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