April 13, 2015 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] Vancouver, Canada - Absolute(R) Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry leader in persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, today announced the addition of third-party patching capabilities for software applications with the release of Absolute Manage(R) 6.8.
The integration of an automated patch engine provides comprehensive coverage and updates for the most prevalent and at-risk third-party applications. With Absolute Manage 6.8, IT administrators can manage operating system patches for Mac and Windows devices, along with a wide range of third-party applications in a fully automated system that detects and downloads missing patches. Once each update receives administrator approval, Absolute Manage deploys and reports on the status of each patch.
"When software vulnerabilities remain unpatched, you're leaving the door open for grave security risks to enter the enterprise," said Peter Frankl, VP & GM, client management solutions, at Absolute Software. "By integrating an automated engine within Absolute Manage, IT can efficiently and proactively manage and fill these identified security gaps, reducing a broad range of security threats."
Absolute Manage 6.8 is available now. The release also includes additional enhancements and customer feature requests. For patent information, visit Absolute Software online. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. Persistence(R) technology provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location. If an Absolute software client is removed from an endpoint, it will automatically reinstall so IT can secure each device and the sensitive data it contains. Absolute is positioned on three Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrants; the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management and the Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention. Absolute is one of only four vendors to be recognized on both the CMT and EMM Magic Quadrants. Persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. (C) 2015 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation.