Absolute to Showcase Geofencing and Anti-Theft Technology at Intel Developer

    Computer industry's laptop management specialist demonstrates state-of-
    the-art theft protection combined with Intel(R) Anti-Theft Technology

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15 /CNW/ - Absolute(R) Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented, computer theft recovery, data protection and secure IT asset management solutions announced today that it will showcase its Computrace(R) laptop anti-theft, IT asset tracking and geofencing solutions at Intel(R) Developer Forum (IDF) September 22-24 in San Francisco.

Absolute is the first name in anti-theft solutions for the management and security of mobile computers. Throughout IDF, Absolute will provide a number of opportunities to learn about the laptop anti-theft experience with Absolute.

    Scheduled Activities

    Thieves Beware: Intel Powered Notebooks Will Turn Into Bricks When

    Join an interactive discussion, with representatives from Intel and
Absolute, on Intel's approach to anti-theft technologies. Learn how solutions
based on Intel Anti-Theft Technology (Intel(R) AT) provide IT managers with
intelligent hardware-based capabilities to help mitigate risk, minimize
business disruption, and lower theft incidents of notebooks.

    Date: Tuesday, September 22
    Time: 5 pm
    Location: Room 2009

    Build your IDF Agenda: Attend the Essential Anti-Theft Presentation

    During a presentation titled "Absolute Software and Intel - Delivering
Anti-Theft Security in a Mobile Environment", Carter McCrary, Chief Operating
Officer at Absolute, will discuss the factors driving the requirement for
anti-theft technologies on mobile devices such as laptops, PDAs and
smartphones. He will also highlight the state-of-the-art solutions available
to businesses and consumers seeking protection for their mobile computers.

    Date: Wednesday, September 23
    Time: 2:05 pm
    Location: Room 2009

    Anti Theft Overview: "Panel: Benefits of Intel(R) Anti-Theft Technology
    (Intel(R) AT)"

    Participate in this interactive panel and hear directly from users of
Intel Anti-Theft Technology (Intel(R) AT) based solutions. Topics include
implementation and deployment experiences with Intel(R) AT from IT managers,
and upcoming products aimed at helping to protect your business, lower your
risk, and deter laptop theft

    Date: Wednesday, September 23
    Time: 1 pm
    Location: Room 2009

    Meet Absolute at the Absolute Gold Sponsor booth

    Meet Absolute anti-theft experts and view a demonstration of Absolute
products at Absolute's Gold Sponsor booth 201.

    Location: Gold Sponsor Booth 201

    Get a closer look at the Intel vPro(TM) Technology Community

    Meet Absolute anti-theft experts and get a closer look at Computrace with
Intel Anti-Theft Technology.

    Location: Intel vPro Technology Community

    About Absolute Software

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the leader in computer theft recovery, data protection and Secure Asset Tracking(R) solutions. Absolute Software provides organizations and consumers with solutions in the areas of regulatory compliance, data protection and theft recovery. The Company's Computrace software 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 and Computrace, 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) 2009 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace, Absolute and Secure Asset Tracking are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. Intel, the Intel logo and vPro are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the 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. 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: Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, leslie@affectstrategies.com or (212) 398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group, dmason@equicomgroup.com or (416) 815-0700 x237

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