Media Alert: Absolute Webinar on Investing Wisely in Laptop Management

    Absolute Software co-hosts free webinar on how one K-12 school district
    simplified IT asset management and reduced computer loss by 95%

VANCOUVER, Oct. 22 /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 present a webinar on October 27, 2009 featuring the first-hand laptop management and theft deterrence experiences of one of the largest school systems in the U.S., Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS).

Schools with computing programs need to combat computer theft or loss, comply with regulations, and find ways to efficiently and easily track and maintain a large fleet of computers. Learn why PGCPS chose to implement state-of-the-art laptop management technology and outsource key operations to Absolute Software professional services - in order to reduce costs.

    When: Tuesday, October 27, 2009; 2:00pm ET/11:00 am PT; 60 minutes

    What: Learn how PGCPS:

        -  Increased use of laptops in the classroom, benefiting teachers,
           students, and the community
        -  Implemented a paperless, more efficient asset tracking system,
           allowing IT techs to see the location of over 40,000 laptops,
           desktops and mobile computers county-wide
        -  Saved over $47,000 annually on teacher laptop hand-out/take-back
           tasks, representing a 30% increase in efficiency
        -  Reduced computer losses by approximately 95% per year, saving an
           estimated $93,000 in capital expenses

    Who: This webinar will feature

        -  Chantelle Folkes, Network Engineer, Prince George's County Public
        -  Richard Fuhr, Director of Professional Services, Absolute Software


About Absolute Software

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the leader in computer theft recovery, data protection and secure IT asset management solutions. Absolute Software provides organizations and consumers with solutions in the areas of regulatory compliance, data protection and theft recovery. The Company's Computrace(R) software is embedded in the firmware of computers by global leaders, including 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 and

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. 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, or (212) 398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group, or (416) 815-0700 x237

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