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Absolute Software Launches BlackBerry Beta

By: Absolute Team | 11/24/2008

Absolute Software dropped some big news today! Absolute has begun a closed beta of extending Computrace Mobile to the BlackBerry platform! It is estimated that Computrace Mobile will be generally available to corporate customers in the first quarter of 2009.

Computrace Mobile will deliver asset management, data protection and geolocation tracking, features of the Computrace protection package for laptop computers, to the BlackBerry.

"We will be able to offer our customers a single system for managing and securing their Windows and Mac laptops and desktops, Windows Mobile devices and now BlackBerry smartphones... This solution will provide them with the visibility and protection they need to reduce operational costs and losses due to theft and inefficient allocation.” - John Livingston, president and CEO of Absolute Software.

We're quite excited about the news, and hope you are too! Although the beta is closed at the moment, if you're a journalist interested in doing a review, contact Absolute for a private demo. Continue reading the press release here.

Computrace Mobile currently is supported on all Windows Mobile 5 and 6 handheld devices including the HP iPAQ, HTC Touch, MOTO Q, Samsung BlackJack and Treo 750.