Austin, Texas: July 13, 2009– Absolute® 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 announces that it has opened its new U.S. headquarters in Austin, Texas. The new office is home to Absolute's U.S.-based sales team and Consumer business.
"Austin is known for its well-educated, talented professionals with expertise in technology and business," said John Livingston, chairman and CEO of Absolute. "The city is home to the University of Texas and the caliber of people coupled with the area's reputation as a great place to live and work makes it an ideal location for our U.S. headquarters. We are happy to be working with Austin's talented professionals and supporting the local community."
The company is best known as the creator of the computer theft recovery market and is the maker of the popular Computrace® and Computrace® LoJack® for Laptops product lines. Local clients include Austin Independent School District who protects more than 8,000 school computers with Computrace. The school district recently worked with the Absolute Theft Recovery Team to successfully recover stolen district property.
To mark the occasion the new office opening, Absolute will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on July 16.
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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.