Absolute Software Announces Automatic Share Purchase Plan

May 04, 2010

Enables Normal Course Issuer Bid Purchases to Continue During Company Quarterly Blackout Periods Through to November 2010

Vancouver, Canada – May 4, 2010: Absolute® Software (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented computer theft recovery, data protection and secure computer lifecycle management solutions, today announced approval from the TSX for an Automatic Share Purchase Plan (“Plan”) commencing May 6, 2010, which will enable the company to continue purchasing shares under its Normal Course Issuer Bid (“Bid”) during its company-imposed trading blackout periods.

Absolute believes that purchases under the Bid are an appropriate use of corporate funds, and accordingly, desires to have purchases under the Bid automatically continue during the remainder of the Bid. The Plan expires at the close of business on November 5, 2010, and, subject to pre-determined pricing and volume restrictions imposed by the company, to the rules and policies of the TSX and to the specific terms of the Bid, all trades under the Plan are entirely at the broker’s discretion.

The company’s Bid was approved by the TSX to commence on November 6, 2009 and enables Absolute to purchase and cancel up to 3,337,617 of its shares. Up to May 4, 2010, the company had purchased 20,000 shares under the current Bid.

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About Absolute Software

Absolute Software (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST) is the only provider of self-healing, intelligent security solutions. Embedded in more than 600 million devices, Absolute is the only platform offering a permanent digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications, and network connections - helping customers to strengthen cyber resilience against the escalating threat of ransomware and malicious attacks. Trusted by more than 18,000 customers, G2 recognized Absolute as a leader for the tenth consecutive quarter in the Summer 2022 Grid® Report for Endpoint Management and as a high performer in the G2 Grid Report for Zero Trust Networking.

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