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Lenovo Offers 'Lost & Found' For Lost ThinkPads

Service available on ThinkPad laptops enabled with Absolute Software's Computrace for Lenovo
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC " October 1, 2009: Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) today announced Lenovo Lost & Found, a new service that makes it easy for anyone who finds a lost ThinkPad laptop to return it to its owner. Lost & Found is available exclusively on ThinkPad laptops enabled with Absolute' Software's Computrace' for Lenovo at no additional charge.

The Lost & Found service of Computrace for Lenovo combines software and security tools from Lenovo and Absolute Software with additional alerts that make it easy to return missing PCs to their registered owners. Considering that a lost laptop can cost a company almost $50,000 on average in data breaches, lost data, lost productivity and legal and regulatory expenses, not to mention replacing the laptop itself, the ability to securely retrieve a lost laptop could help businesses save millions in the long run.

"Lenovo Lost & Found gives the Good Samaritans who find a lost ThinkPad laptop a free and simple way to return a ThinkPad laptop to its rightful owner," said Peter Schrady, vice president and general manager of Software, Peripherals and Enterprise Products, Lenovo. "In an incredibly fast-paced, mobile work environment accidents happen, and this service can provide added peace of mind for owners who misplace their laptops. At the same time, Lenovo makes it easy for people to do the right thing."

"Through the collaboration of Absolute and Lenovo, our customers can feel safe knowing that their data is secure while Lenovo works with the finder on their behalf to get their ThinkPad laptop safely back in their hands," said Rich Cohen, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Absolute Software. "This new service combined with our industry-unique Theft Recovery Team protects ThinkPad customers from both accidental loss and the theft of their computers."

Back to Business in a Few Easy Steps

Lenovo Lost & Found provides a simple, five-step process for lost ThinkPad laptops to be identified and returned to their owners.

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