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Absolute Software's Endpoint Security & Management Solutions Now Available For Verizon Wireless Enterprise Customers

Verizon Wireless Now Offering Simplified Monthly Billing Option for Absolute Software's Solutions

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January 30, 2011

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7518Kate Lee
klee@affectstrategies.com  
212-398-9680

BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Verizon Wireless and Absolute® Software (TSX: ABT), today announced the availability of Absolute Software’s endpoint security and management solutions to Verizon Wireless enterprise customers. Customers can streamline their security and management operations with simplified billing as Computrace® and Absolute Manage license costs can be added directly to their monthly Verizon Wireless bills.

“Absolute Software’s proven security and management solutions on the nation’s most reliable wireless network provides enterprise customers with enhanced security capabilities such as asset inventory, geo-location, remote lock and wipe,” said Benigno Gonzalez, vice president enterprise operations for Verizon Wireless. “All of these features help customers optimize visibility and compliance over their entire device deployment

Verizon Wireless customers can easily manage and secure all of their computing devices via Absolute’s management console. Computrace and Absolute Manage support a wide range of platforms, including PC and Mac devices, as well as Apple iOS, BlackBerry®, Symbian and Windows® Mobile and other smartphone platforms. Absolute’s solutions can be leveraged for devices on the Verizon Wireless network to deliver security actions, such as remote wipe, freeze and remote forensics, as required by the customer in the situation at hand.

“Enterprises need solutions to help them take proactive control of the wide array of computing devices that are entering the workforce,” said Rob Chase, chief operating officer at Absolute Software. “With this offering, we are making Absolute’s endpoint security and management solutions even more accessible to enterprises on a network infrastructure they already trust.”

Verizon Wireless offers products and services that provide enterprise and government customers in a variety of industries with the networking capabilities they require to keep their organizations running at top speeds today and in the future. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services for business, visit www.verizonwireless.com/business.  

For more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the leader in tracking, managing and protecting computers and mobile devices. The Company’s Computrace, Absolute Manage and LoJack® for Laptops solutions provide theft recovery, data protection and computer lifecycle management capabilities to organizations and consumers. The Computrace Agent 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, visit www.absolute.com and http://www.absolute.com.

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