Absolute Software Moves Up & to the Right on the Client Management Tools Magic Quadrant by Gartner, Inc.
Vancouver, Canada: April 18, 2013 – Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices, today announced a positive change in position by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the Client Management Tools Magic Quadrant. This is the second year Absolute Software has been positioned as a Visionary in this Magic Quadrant.
Absolute Software’s client management solution, Absolute Manage, allows customers to remotely manage all the devices in their deployment including PC, Mac®, Android, iOS, and Windows® Phone devices from within a single console. IT can replace multiple systems with a single solution so they can easily determine the status of each device, conduct typical IT maintenance routines, manage MDM and employee-owned devices, and take immediate action if required.
“We are pleased to see Absolute Software’s positive movement in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Client Management Tools Magic Quadrant. We retained our position as a Visionary Vendor and we continue to move up and to the right based on our expanded market share and product innovation,” said John Livingston, Chairman and CEO at Absolute Software. “We pride ourselves in innovating to address our customers’ emerging needs, and we are proud of our sales growth in the client management tools space.”
For inclusion in the April 9, 2013 Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, vendor solutions were considered based on the following functions: OS deployment, inventory, software distribution, patch management as well as other functionality often included such as software usage monitoring, remote control, security configuration management, power management, application virtualization, software packaging, and scripting.
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