Absolute Software's a winner at SC Awards

Absolute Software wins award for Information Security Product of the Year at the SC Magazine Awards in London

VANCOUVER, April 28 /CNW/ - In recognition of its achievements this year in the field of IT security, Absolute(R) Software has won the award for Best Information Security Product of the Year at the annual Secure Computing Awards Europe.

Absolute Software picked up the award for its Computrace(R) software, which allows businesses to centrally track devices, remotely delete data and help recover stolen computers. Additionally, Computrace earned a Highly Commended recognition in the Best Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Solution category.

Now entering its third decade, the SC Awards Europe honor professionals working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities that deliver these innovative security technologies.

"Computrace has been hugely successful with our customers, and this is reflected in the award for Best Information Security Product at this year's ceremony." said Dave Everitt, general manager EMEA at Absolute Software. "Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of data security and, with the introduction of the ICO fines this year, it's essential that they have the systems in place to properly protect their sensitive information. Absolute will continue to help businesses comply with the new rules and tackle the security challenges of tomorrow."

About Absolute Software

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the leader in tracking, managing and protecting computers and mobile devices. The Company's Computrace, Absolute Manage and LoJack(R) for Laptops solutions provide theft recovery, data protection and computer lifecycle management capabilities to organizations and consumers. The Company's software agent is embedded in the firmware of computers by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, General Dynamics Itronix, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic 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 and http://blog.absolute.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, 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.

(C)2010 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace, Absolute and Secure Asset Tracking 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 responsible for any content herein. 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. Japanese patent No. JP4067035. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation

For further information: For further information: North America Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, leslie@affectstrategies.com or (212) 398-9680 x144; UK Public Relations: Ellen Spenceley or Lisa Gillingham at LEWIS PR, Tel: +44 (0) 117 315 8584, Email: absolutesoftwareuk@lewispr.com, Web: www.lewispr.com; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group, dmason@equicomgroup.com or (416) 815-0700 x237

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