Absolute Enters Partnership with European OEM Aava Mobile Oy
Vancouver, Canada: September 24, 2015–Absolute® Software Corporation(TSX: ABT) the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Aava Mobile Oy, a leading European mobile device manufacturer.
Aava Mobile works with its partners and customers to develop customized products for vertical markets including retail point of sale (POS), healthcare, military, oil & gas, and enterprise. Aava Mobile customized products allow users to incorporate their own identity, user interface, content, services and hardware enhancements in very sleek, compact and fully ruggedized devices.
Under the terms of the agreement, Persistence® technology by Absolute will be embedded in the firmware of Aava Mobile devices. By activating Persistence, Aava Mobile customers will receive an enhanced endpoint security and data risk management offering, enabling a reliable two-way connection with all endpoints, regardless of user or location.
“Aava Mobile is proud to offer specific and customized offerings to our customers to ensure they get exactly what they require,” said Markus Appel, chief executive officer, Aava Mobile Oy. “With Absolute’s Persistence technology, we are pleased to extend our value proposition by offering this enhanced level of endpoint security to effectively protect our customers’ devices and corporate data.”
“Through its purpose-built variety of mobile solutions, Aava Mobile has excelled at satisfying the needs of its customers in a wide range of markets, each with their own unique requirements,” said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute. “With our Persistence technology pre-installed at the factory, this agreement enables our mutual customers to easily activate Absolute’s data and device security solution. We are excited to work closely with Aava Mobile under this partnership and expand our presence in Europe.”
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.