VANCOUVER, Oct. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced support for the upcoming Microsoft® Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices.
Persistence® technology by Absolute will be embedded into the firmware of these devices at the factory. Once activated, Absolute Data & Device Security (formerly Absolute Computrace®) will deliver a reliable two-way connection with all endpoints, regardless of user or location, enabling IT to maintain control of these devices and the data they contain.
"Since the launch of the Surface device line, we have worked closely with Microsoft to provide our shared customers with an additional layer of security, allowing them to manage and respond to the data risks that are inherent with a mobile workforce," said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute. "Our work with Microsoft is ongoing and will ensure our customers continue to benefit from the new features and increased productivity Surface devices provide, without compromising their security environments."
Absolute is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. The extensive Absolute partner ecosystem includes leading computer manufacturers from around the world and a network of in-region VAR, reseller, and distribution partners. For a full list of Microsoft-supported devices, please visit http://www.absolute.com/en/partners/oem/microsoft.
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location. If an Absolute client is removed from an endpoint, it will automatically reinstall so IT can secure each device and the sensitive data it contains. No other technology can do this. Persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute, visit www.absolute.com.
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