Absolute persistence technology to be embedded into device firmware; enabling security and data protection that starts at the factory
VANCOUVER, March 2 , 2015 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, today announced a partnership with YEZZ, a leading worldwide mobile brand. Under the agreement, Absolute persistence® technology will be embedded into YEZZ devices during the manufacturing process.
With Absolute persistence technology embedded into YEZZ devices at the factory, YEZZ customers will benefit from a persistent connection to each device regardless of user or location and will be able to reliably monitor and secure their devices, protecting data and other sensitive information. Absolute persistence technology will provide the foundation for YEZZ to deliver a reliable and trusted security solution which will be introduced to consumers through the YEZZ Protect App.
"We are excited to work with such an established and successful partner who will help us focus our efforts within the mobile space, specifically in Latin America," said David Trotter, Area Vice President, Latin America at Absolute Software. "This partnership will allow us to introduce our industry-leading technology to new customers and expand our markets through the global YEZZ customer base, which is significant."
"It is important that we provide a built-in security plan for our customers," said Luis Sosa, co-founder of YEZZ. "This partnership will allow us to deliver the highest level of security on every YEZZ device. Our customers can enjoy a truly unique mobile experience with confidence, knowing their YEZZ device – and the sensitive data it contains – is protected."
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, and Absolute LoJack® – 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 three Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrants - the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools (CMT), the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and the Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention. Absolute is one of only four vendors to be recognized on both the CMT and EMM Magic Quadrants. Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, 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.
YEZZ is a global brand of strategically designed mobile devices dedicated to empower consumers with the freedom to choose a smartphone or tablet to meet their lifestyle. Launched from Miami, it took less than two years of innovation and persistence to become a global brand partnering with top software and telecom providers to offer the next level of design and performance. As the creators of the freestyle mobile philosophy, YEZZ designs fashion forward devices that connect consumers' business and entertainment needs with their personal style. Learn more about YEZZ by visiting http://www.sayYEZZ.com/, https://www.facebook.com/YEZZMobile, instagram.com/YEZZmobile, or Twitter @YEZZMobile.
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SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation
For further information: Public Relations: Becky Obbema, Interprose, [email protected] or 1 408 778 2024 or Toru Levinson, Absolute Software, [email protected] or 1 604 730 9851 x208; Investor Relations: Kristen Dickson, TMX|Equicom, [email protected] or 1 416 815 0700 x273; YEZZ Public Relations: Stephanie Morell, PR Executive, [email protected] or 1 305 594 7836 x 7015