Absolute announces Computrace Mobile for BlackBerry

Today at the Gartner Wireless & Mobile Summit in Chicago, Vancouver’s Absolute Software announced that it launched Computrace Mobile for the BlackBerry platform. The launch follows a successful beta program that allowed select Absolute customers to test Computrace Mobile for BlackBerry smartphones within their live IT operations.

After Computrace Mobile is installed and activated on smartphones, it reports asset and location information every 30 minutes. IT administrators can detect hardware and software changes on the smartphone, as well as run daily reports to see its locations using Google Maps(TM) within the secure Absolute Customer Center.

If a smartphone is lost or stolen, IT administrators can issue a Data Delete command using the Absolute Customer Center portal. Upon receiving the Data Delete command, the Computrace Agent on the smartphone permanently deletes sensitive information, helping to keep it out of the hands of unauthorized users.

Computrace Mobile is currently available for BlackBerry OS versions 4.2.1 and later and is available for purchase for $13.95 for a 1-year subscription.