Absolute to Support New Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book
Vancouver, Canada: October 15, 2015–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 https://www.absolute.com/en/partners/oem/microsoft.
Absolute empowers more than 12,000 customers worldwide to protect devices, data, applications, and users against theft or attack — both on and off the corporate network. With the industry’s only tamper-proof endpoint visibility and control solution, Absolute allows IT organizations to enforce asset management, security hygiene, and data compliance for today’s remote digital workforces. Absolute’s patented Persistence®technology is embedded in the firmware of Dell, HP, Lenovo, and 22 other leading manufacturers’ devices for vendor-agnostic coverage, tamper-proof resilience, and ease of deployment. See how it works atwww.absolute.comand follow us at@absolutecorp.