Vancouver, Canada: May 12, 2014 – Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, today announced that Art Coviello, former chairman of RSA and executive vice president of EMC, has been appointed as Advisor to the company.
Mr. Coviello has been a central figure within the information security industry for over 20 years. His vision, strategy, and financial management as longtime head of RSA, helped drive the company’s growth from $25 million to revenues of more than $1 billion in 2014.
“It is an honor to join Absolute in this role and to be a part of a company with such a distinctive technology,” said Coviello. “With its Persistence technology, Absolute is uniquely positioned to address the security challenges organizations currently face and I am excited to support the continued growth and success of the company.”
“Art is an iconic information security industry leader. It is a great pleasure to welcome him to Absolute,” said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer at Absolute Software. “His credentials are extraordinary, and his experience and relationships in the information security market will prove invaluable as we continue to expand our position globally. I look forward to working with him in the ongoing development of Absolute’s product and market strategy.”
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.