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Absolute Wins 2008 CODiE Award for Best Data Security Solution


Computrace recognized by Software and Information Industry Association as industry’s leading data protection service

Vancouver, Canada.– Absolute® Software Corporation (“Absolute” or the “Company”) (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented, Computer Theft Recovery, Data Protection and Secure Asset Tracking™ solutions announced today that its Computrace® IT asset management, remote data delete and computer theft recovery solution has been awarded the 2008 CODiE award for “Best Data Security Solution” by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA).

Computrace®Complete™ was selected from a group of six finalists as the “Best Data Security Solution” at the SIIA’s 23rd Annual CODiE Awards – the only peer-reviewed awards within the software and content industries. The “Best Data Security Solution” award is selected from a wide range of security-related software solutions, including anti-virus products, firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, etc.

ComputraceComplete from Absolute Software is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for post-theft computer recovery, remote data delete and off-the-network IT asset management backed by a Service Guarantee of up to $1,000.* ComputraceComplete provides comprehensive management for organizational notebook computers and provides assistance in the growing areas of regulatory compliance, data breach prevention and data breach mitigation. For consumers, Absolute also offers Computrace LoJack® for Laptops, a theft recovery solution offering corporate-caliber technology and services to individual computer owners.

“We’re delighted to have ComputraceComplete named the ‘Best Data Protection Solution’ by the Software and Information Industry Association,” said John Livingston, Chairman and CEO of Absolute Software. “Thousands of organizations in the corporate, government, healthcare and education sectors have recognized that ComputraceComplete is the best data security solution for them, but it’s an additional honor to have our peers recognize our product as a best-of-class data security solution.”

“The 2008 CODiE Awards recognize those companies providing the best new technology products and services across a broad array of industries,” noted SIIA President Ken Wasch. “The awards and their winners are a testament to the power of technology to deliver innovative solutions to American businesses and consumers. SIIA congratulates all of the CODiE Award winners and nominees, whose innovation is essential for continuing America’s leadership in the global knowledge economy.”


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