Insights for Network FAQ

The Absolute platform is a cloud-based Endpoint Visibility and Control solution that allows you to see all your devices and apps, secure your data, and prove compliance.

Computrace is a former product and brand of Absolute’s, superseded in 2015. The Absolute platform includes newer and enhanced versions of the device tracking capabilities of Computrace, plus numerous new capabilities to help with security and compliance. This includes the ability to remotely execute scripts on devices, scan for sensitive data, and self-heal critical third-party applications. The Absolute platform provides all the popular features of Computrace and much more.

LoJack for Laptops is a former product and brand. Device tracking and recovery features are available for individuals via Absolute Home & Office, and for businesses/schools via the Absolute products listed above. LoJack® is a registered trademark of CalAMP.

Application Persistence is a feature of Absolute Resilience that provides embedded, self-healing capabilities to third-party endpoint controls, such as VPN, anti-virus, encryption, systems management, and other critical applications.

Virtually any app can be automatically reinstalled, regularly checked for version control & integrity, and IT teams alerted the moment anything abnormal occurs.

Application Persistence works with devices on or off your corporate network, and, as Persistence technology is embedded at the factory, it can’t be compromised.

Absolute can be purchased through leading device manufacturers, resellers, and distributors. Contact us and we would be happy to help you with this process.

Yes. Absolute only requires that the device has an internet connection to communicate with the monitoring center. This allows for communication even when devices are not connected to your corporate network.

Yes. Absolute is used by many customers to track and manage all of their devices, data, and apps. This extends beyond traditional IT asset management with analytics to provide Asset Intelligence.

Yes. Whether its GDPR, HIPAA, or other internal or regulatory requirements, Absolute provides current and historical information on the status of the device, including configuration, health of security controls, and presence of sensitive data. Absolute also provides remote remediation capabilities to protect data and secure devices, all helping to maintain and prove compliance. Learn more about how Absolute can help your organization prove compliance.

Many organizations use Absolute to replace existing IT asset management tools and processes, and to supplement many popular security and device management solutions, such as Microsoft SCCM, Microsoft Intune, VMWare Workspace One, MobileIron, and more.

Absolute can be used to report on the health of — and fill gaps in — these applications. Popular complementary features include: self-healing critical security controls, identifying sensitive data, and providing visibility into devices not managed by other solutions.

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