Quova provides Wi-Fi Triangulation Data

February 18, 2009 by · Comments Off on Quova provides Wi-Fi Triangulation Data 

Webmaster NewsLondon, UK – Quova, Inc., the leading provider of Internet geolocation data services, announced today that Absolute Software Corporation, the leading provider of computer theft recovery, data protection and IT asset management solutions has integrated Quova geolocation technology into its popular Computrace┬« line of business laptop security services. Quova’s Wi-Fi geolocation technology is also used to assist with the recovery of home computers protected by Absolute’s LoJack┬« for Laptops consumer service. Integration of Quova’s Wi-Fi triangulation data supplements Absolute’s existing GPS and IP-based tracking capabilities.

As more businesses and consumers rely on mobile computers, the risk of losing them or having them stolen becomes important issues. According to a report published by the FBI, 109,000 laptops were confirmed stolen in 2008. Of those stolen, only 18 percent were returned to their owner. Businesses and consumers are rapidly adopting technology as assurance against device and data loss as replacement devices may cost over a thousand dollars. Read more