LoJack for Mobile Devices Now Available on the latest Samsung GALAXY devices
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 (2014 Edition).
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 stolen."
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.
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