New rugged V110 convertible & T800 tablet
Back to All News


Getac and Absolute Expand Partnership to Include European Mobile Device Fleet
2016.03.10 - Telford, UK

Getac, the global designer and manufacturer of rugged mobile technology today announced an expanded partnership with Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions.

"We are pleased to be extending our relationship with Absolute and enhancing our security offering in Europe," said Peter Molyneux, president, Getac UK. "Today’s announcement underpins our commitment to delivering additional value to customers, particularly in the critical areas of durability and security."

Under the agreement, Persistence® technology by Absolute will be made available on Getac's European suite of rugged mobile devices, including its notebooks and tablets. By activating Persistence, Getac 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. Getac will be able to distribute Absolute's Persistence technology on a European basis.

"Getac’s purpose-built rugged devices are designed to get business critical data in the hands of knowledge workers in the field, no matter where their job takes them," said James Pattinson, vice president, EMEA, Absolute. "We are pleased that Getac has expanded its focus to protect not only the physical device, but to also help secure the sensitive data they contain. We look forward to building upon our existing relationship with Getac and expanding our European footprint.”

About Getac

Getac Technology Corporation, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group (2014 consolidated revenue $29.4 billion USD), was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defence electronic products. Getac’s business coverage includes; rugged notebooks, rugged tablet PCs and rugged handheld devices for military, police, government, communications, manufacturing and transportation applications ranging from fully rugged to commercial-grade rugged. Getac’s strong R&D capabilities allow it to provide a high level of customisation and all-aspect hardware-software integration solutions. For more information visit:

About Absolute

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology 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 technology 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

©2015 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Absolute and Persistence are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. For patent information, visit The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

For more information, please contact:

Sian Aherne / Stephanie Forrest
T: 07917 695755


Press Contact

Sian Aherne
Press Relations
Tel: +44 (0)7891 679752