Absolute Software Extends Embedded Anti-Theft Security to Tablet Computing Market



    Motion Computing, the leading slate tablet manufacturer worldwide, adds
    the security of Computrace to its powerful and versatile tablet computers

    VANCOUVER, March 26 /CNW/ - Absolute(R) Software Corporation (TSX: ABT),
the leading provider of firmware-based, patented Computrace(R) Computer Theft
Recovery, Data Protection and Secure Asset Tracking(TM) solutions is pleased
to announce that Motion Computing(R), a leader in mobile computing
technologies, has now embedded support for Computrace in the BIOS of its
flagship LE1700 Tablet PC.
    Motion is offering Absolute's Computrace(R)Complete(TM) with its LE1700
Tablet PC, the most feature-rich tablet PC on the market. The LE1700
integrates the latest technologies aimed at enhancing productivity of mobile
professionals in healthcare, field sales and service, government and
hospitality, and now provides its customers access to the highest level of
computer theft protection available on the market.
    "Tablet PCs are the most mobile computers available and require diligent
tracking to protect an organization's data and assets," said John Livingston,
Chairman and CEO, of Absolute Software. "Motion Computing is the leader in the
slate tablet PC market and this agreement reinforces that position and firmly
establishes our embedded footprint in this growing market."
    Computrace helps customers address issues of regulatory compliance, data
protection and theft recovery. The software product deters computer theft,
recovers stolen computers and provides a $1000 theft Recovery Guarantee(*).
Customers may also activate a remote Data Delete feature to protect sensitive
data on missing or stolen computers. Computrace addresses issues of regulatory
compliance through detailed reporting on asset tracking, hardware and software
inventory, software license and lease management, and can help enforce
security policies through custom alerts and reporting. Traditional asset
management systems can lose track of assets like tablet PCs when they drift to
unknown locations or are not connected to the client network. With Computrace,
the tablet PC reports changes in asset information on a daily basis over the
Internet - regardless of its location.
    "The Motion LE1700 tablet PC is portable, durable, innovative, and often
used out of the office," said Tony Bonadero, Motion Computing vice president
of product management. "Advanced security features and services are important
to our enterprise customers as they roll-out larger numbers of tablet PCs to
their mobile workers. ComputraceComplete can help our customers protect their
tablet PC investment and key data, which is important for us in maintaining
our leadership position in the rapidly expanding slate tablet PC market."
    As the tablet PC market grows, so do incidences of theft and loss. Over
600,000 mobile computer thefts occurred in 2004, totaling an estimated
$720 million in hardware losses and $5.4 billion in theft of proprietary
information, according to Safeware The Insurance Agency. Although an FBI study
found that 97% of stolen computers are never recovered, Absolute Software
recovers three out of four stolen computers that contact its Monitoring
Center.

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    (*) For complete terms and conditions, please visit www.absolute.com

    About Absolute Software

    Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the leader in Computer Theft
Recovery, Data Protection and Secure Asset Tracking(TM) solutions. Absolute
Software provides organizations and consumers with solutions in the areas of
regulatory compliance, data protection and theft recovery. The Company's
Computrace(R) software is embedded in the BIOS of computers by global leaders,
including Dell, Fujitsu, Gateway, HP, Lenovo, Motion and Panasonic, and the
Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple
and Toshiba. For more information about Absolute Software and Computrace,
visit www.absolute.com.

    About Motion Computing

    Motion Computing is a mobile computing and wireless communications
leader, combining world-class innovation and industry experience so
professionals in vertical industries such as healthcare, field sales and
service and government can use computing technology in new ways and places.
The company's enhanced line of tablet PCs, mobile clinical assistants and
accessories are designed to increase productivity for on-the-go users while
providing portability, security, power and versatility. Motion combines those
products with services and unique vertical market knowledge to deliver
complete solutions - platforms, peripherals, services and wireless -
customized for the needs of a particular industry. For more information, visit
www.motioncomputing.com

    Forward-Looking Statements

    This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other
things, the expected performance of our services and products, possible
guarantee payment eligibility, 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.

    (c)2007 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace
    and Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation.
    All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Computrace
    U.S. patents No. 5,715,174, No. 5,764,892, No. 5,802,280, No. 5,896,497,
    No. 6,244,758, No. 6,269,392, No. 6,300,863, and No. 6,507,914. Canadian
    patents No. 2,284,806 and No. 2,205,370. U.K. patents No. EP793823 and
    No. GB2338101. German patent No. 695 125 34.6-08. Australian patent
    No. 699045. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor
    disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

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