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Media Alert – Kansas Public Schools to Reveal MacBook Management Strategy in Absolute Webinar

January 28, 2010

Absolute Software co-hosts free webinar on how one K-12 school district simplified IT asset management and theft deterrence for their 1:1 computing program

VANCOUVER, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – 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 February 3, 2010 featuring the first-hand MacBook(R) management and theft deterrence experiences of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.

Mobile computers such as the Apple(R) MacBook are becoming an essential part of education, but the difficulty of managing them has serious consequences for students and staff. Many districts have found that loss or theft can be costly, damaging student morale and hurting limited budgets. Join the Director of Technology and Information Services for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools as he shares his experience securing students’ technology resources.

    When:  Wednesday, February 3, 2010; 2:00pm ET/ 11:00 am PT; 60 minutes

    What:  Learn how Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools:

        -  Tracks over 6,000 MacBook computers, even when they leave school
           networks
        -  Drives down theft rates, bringing peace of mind to students and
           teachers
        -  Recovered several missing laptops and even one runaway student!
        -  Received school board and grant approvals for technology
           objectives
        -  Applies tracking for IT administrative tasks

    Who:   This webinar will feature

        -  Joe Fives, Director of Technology and Information Services, Kansas
           City, Kansas Public School District
        -  Geoff Glave, Product Manager, Absolute Software

    Register: http://absolutewebinar-absolute1.eventbrite.com/

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 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)2010 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace, Absolute and Secure Asset Tracking are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. Computrace U.S. patents # 5,715,174, # 5,764,892, # 5,802,280, # 5,896,497, # 6,244,758, # 6,269,392, # 6,300,863, and # 6,507,914. Canadian patents # 2,284,806 and # 2,205,370. U.K. patents # EP793823 and # GB2338101. German patent # 695 125 34.6-08. Australian patent # 699045. Japanese patent # JP4067035. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation


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