LoJack for Mobile Devices Now Available on the latest Samsung GALAXY
VANCOUVER, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and
management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones,
today announced Absolute LoJack™ for Mobile Devices is now available
for purchase on the Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1
The Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)
has embedded Absolute persistence technology into the firmware. With
the Absolute persistence technology, LoJack for Mobile Devices cannot
be removed by a factory reset once the app is installed by the user and
activated. When a protected Samsung GALAXY Note 3 or Samsung GALAXY
Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is stolen, the Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team will work with law enforcement globally to get the device back.
Users can also remotely lock, locate their device or delete sensitive
files to prevent identity theft.
"We continue to expand LoJack for Mobile Devices to more flagship
Samsung GALAXY devices, now including the Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and
Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)," said Mark Grace, Vice
President, Consumer at Absolute Software. "We offer the only
theft-recovery solution backed by an investigations and recovery team.
The Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team has recovered
more than 30,000 mobile devices in over 100 countries."
"Samsung is committed to protecting Samsung devices by enabling
industry-leading solutions that protect Samsung devices," said Injong
Rhee, Senior Vice President of B2B R&D Group, IT & Mobile
Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. "With Absolute
persistence embedded in the Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and Samsung GALAXY
Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), and protected with LoJack for Mobile Devices,
our customers can rest assured their device will be recovered if it is
LoJack for Mobile Devices is available for purchase on the Samsung
GALAXY Note 3, and Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 edition), Samsung
GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch and Samsung GALAXY S4 in North America starting
at $29.99 for a one-year subscription. For more information: www.lojackformobiledevices.com
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.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions,
smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances,
LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We
employ 270,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8
billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.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,
intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not
historical fact. When used in this press release, the words "plan,"
"expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify
forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current
expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties,
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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2,205,370 and No. 2,771,208. U.K. patents No. EP0793823, No. GB2298302,
and No. GB2338101. German patent No. 69512534. Australian patent No.
699045. Japanese patent No. 4067035. Mexican patent No. 297,406.
Russian patent No. 2,460,220. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither
approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news
SOURCE: Absolute Software Corporation
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