Absolute Software Awarded Lenovo Top Supplier Award
Absolute Software Receives the Diamond Supplier Award at Lenovo’s 2012 Global Supplier Conference
Vancouver, Canada: May 16, 2012– Absolute® Software Corporation(“Absolute” or the “Company”) (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-embedded endpoint security and management solutions, announced today they are the recipient of the 2012 Lenovo Diamond Supplier Award, the highest award given to Lenovo worldwide suppliers and partners. The Diamond Award is presented annually to a key partner that drives Lenovo's success over the past year.
Since 2005 Absolute Software has partnered with Lenovo to provide solutions to meet the security needs of both enterprise and consumer customers. Lenovo computers and ThinkPad Tablets are built with Absolute Software’s Computrace embedded in the firmware. This level of persistence provides Lenovo customers with the means to manage, track, and secure their devices.
"Absolute Software has provided Lenovo customers with firmware-embedded endpoint security and management for computers and mobile devices since 2005, and in that time, our relationship has been marked by trust, the delivery of world class security and management solutions and the creation of innovative channel programs resulting in a significant sales growth," said Clain Anderson, Director of Software and Content Services, Lenovo. "This track record earned Absolute Software the Lenovo Diamond Supplier Award, our top award for worldwide suppliers and partners."
“The past year has seen some significant milestones in our partnership with Lenovo, including the announcement of Computrace persistence for the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet, the first Android tablet in the world with Computrace persistence embedded in the firmware.” said Abigail Maines, Vice President, Channel Strategy, Absolute Software. “We are honored to be the recipient of the Lenovo 2012 Diamond Supplier Award, and look forward to many more collaborative achievements in our partnership with Lenovo.”
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.
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