Absolute Manage 6.0.3 Now Allows Customers to Securely Manage PCs, Macs, iOS, Android and Windows Phone Devices from a Single Console
VANCOUVER, March 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-embedded endpoint security and management solutions, announced today that Absolute Manage now supports Microsoft Windows Phone 7. With this announcement, Absolute Software provides support for the leading mobile device platforms, including iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows.
Absolute Manage allows IT administrators to: wirelessly configure devices, provision apps, query policies, track and reduce roaming charges, wipe data or lock the device, and securely distribute documents to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. With authentic cross-platform capabilities, Absolute Manage is unique in that it provides customers with the ability to manage and secure all of their Mac, PC, Android, iOS, and Windows devices from a single console. With Absolute Manage, customers are able to consolidate from multiple legacy technologies to a single, cost-effective solution for their device security and management needs.
"The rapid growth of consumer devices within the enterprise is the number one pain point for organizations," said Peter Frankl, Vice President, Lifecycle Management at Absolute. "Absolute Manage is the best solution on the market today to provide secure management capabilities for Macs, iOS, PCs, Android and Windows devices, all from a single console. Many of the risks associated with the 'bring your own device' phenomenon are mitigated, as Absolute Manage provides customers with control and visibility for devices both on the corporate network and over the Internet."
Absolute Manage 6.0.3 is available today. For more information visit: www.absolute.com/absolutemanage.
About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the world leader in firmware-embedded endpoint security and management for computers and ultra-portable devices. Positioned in the Visionaries quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools in 2012, Absolute's solutions - Computrace, Absolute Manage, Absolute Secure Drive, and LoJack for Laptops - provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, generate fast ROI, reduce overhead, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their endpoints, anywhere, anytime. The Company's software agent is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, and tablets 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 and http://blog.absolute.com.
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