Absolute Declares Quarterly Dividend

Vancouver, Canada: January 20, 2017Absolute the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced that on January 20, 2017 its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 CAD per share on its common shares, payable in cash on February 24, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 3, 2017.

Dividends are designated to be eligible dividends pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any applicable provincial legislation pertaining to eligible dividends.

About Absolute

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location. If an Absolute client is removed from an endpoint, it will automatically reinstall so IT can secure each device and the sensitive data it contains. No other technology can do this. Persistence is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute, visit www.absolute.com.

©2017 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Absolute and Persistence are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. For patent information, visit www.absolute.com/patents. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

For more information, please contact:

Media and Analyst Relations
Darah Patton, InkHouse
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Investor Relations
Joo-Hun Kim, MKR Group
joohunkim@mkrir.com or 1 212 868 6760