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Absolute Software Announces Global Partnership with Samsung Electronics to Provide Enterprise Mobility Management and Theft Protection to GALAXY Mobile Devices

April 3, 2013

Patented Persistence Technology to be Embedded into Flagship Smartphones
and Tablets to
Deliver Global Enterprise Mobility Management and Theft Protection

VANCOUVER, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX:
ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and
management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices
announced today it has entered into a strategic global partnership with
Samsung Electronics.

Under the terms of this partnership, Samsung will embed patented
Absolute persistence technology into the firmware of Samsung GALAXY
mobile devices as a feature of Samsung KNOX, which will be launched
later this year.  Samsung KNOX is the comprehensive mobile solution for
work and play with security enhanced Android platform and application
container. With firmware persistence, Samsung users can leverage
Absolute Computrace® or Computrace LoJack® for Laptops to remotely
track, manage and secure their Samsung GALAXY smartphones and tablets
devices globally. 

“As we expand our position in the enterprise market, our customers are
demanding enterprise level security solutions. This is what Samsung
KNOX and Absolute deliver,” states Dr. Injong Rhee, Senior Vice
President of the Technology Strategy Group at Samsung Electronics. 
“Absolute’s firmware-persistence technology and managed theft
protection services are a feature of Samsung KNOX for our enhanced
security software and services strategy for the enterprise market.”

Absolute Computrace provides organizations with foundational support for
all activities related to governance, risk management and compliance
(GRC) for the endpoint, allowing them to remotely secure all of their
Samsung devices from a single cloud-based console. Devices can be
remotely managed and secured on or off the network regardless of user
or location. In addition, Samsung device users will be able to secure
corporate data to safeguard against breaches, monitor device status,
receive alerts and respond pre-emptively in case a device is deemed to
be at risk.  If a security incident occurs, the Absolute Investigations
& Recovery Services Team can provide confidential insight and
resolution including the provision of evidence to local law enforcement
globally to aid in the recovery of the device.

“We are excited to partner with the global mobile industry leader,
Samsung, to provide enterprise mobility management and theft protection
solutions for their devices,” said John Livingston, Chairman and CEO of
Absolute Software. “With Samsung, the leading provider of smartphones
and Android tablets, we are extending Absolute’s patented persistence
technology across the full spectrum of smart connected mobile devices.”

To learn more, visit www.absolute.com/samsung.

About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in
persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops and
ultra-portable devices. The Company, a leader in device security and
management tracking for more than 18 years, has over 30,000 commercial
customers worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner,
Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Absolute’s solutions
– Computrace , Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service, Absolute Secure
Drive, and Computrace LoJack for Laptops – provide organizations with
actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD,  and
deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices
and data. The Company’s Computrace persistence technology 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.

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©2013 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and
Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation.
LoJack is a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under
license by Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not
responsible for any content herein. U.S. patents # 5,715,174, #
5,764,892, # 5,802,280, # 5,896,497, # 6,087,937, # 6,244,758,
# 6,269,392, # 6,300,863, # 6,507,914, # 7,818,557, #
7,818,803, # 7,945,709, # 8,062,380, # 8,234,359, # 8,241,369,
# 8,307,055, # 8,332,953 and # 8,346,234. Canadian patents #
2,211,735, # 2,284,806, and # 2,205,370. U.K. patents #
EP0793823, # GB2298302, and # GB2338101. German patent #
69512534. Australian patent # 699045. Japanese patent # JP4067035.
The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the
information contained in this news release.

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