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AtlantiCare Recognizes ZixCorp Email Encryption Services as a "Cornerstone" in Its Communications
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AtlantiCare renews contract after more than seven years of reliable, secure email


Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, announces that AtlantiCare has renewed its contract for ZixCorp(R) Email Encryption Services. The three-year agreement provides 3,500 AtlantiCare employees access to ZixGateway(R), a policy-based email encryption solution.

"ZixCorp offers us efficient tools to easily communicate with physicians, business partners and patients, and we quickly realized ZixCorp was a cornerstone in our IT security architecture," said Brian Selfridge, Information Security Officer for AtlantiCare, CISSP.

AtlantiCare has been a ZixCorp customer since 2003. According to Selfridge, AtlantiCare's employees benefit from ZixCorp's ease-of-use, and its business partners benefit from ZixCorp's unique transparency.

"Our employees are very concerned with the privacy protection of our patients, and they absolutely love how easy it is to send secure email through ZixCorp Email Encryption," said Selfridge. "We work with a number of hospital systems and business partners that have ZixGateway, and it's a huge advantage for us and them to access secure email without having to enter a password. There's so much going on in the background and ZixGateway works seamlessly and transparently to provide protection without directly involving the end users."

For patients, physicians and business partners without email encryption capabilities, AtlantiCare offers two recipient solutions - ZixPort(R), a secure Web portal, and ZixDirectTM, a solution that sends secure email directly to the desk-top. Through the ZixCorp Best Method of DeliverySM, recipients automatically receive secure email based on their preferred method.

"We have designed our email encryption services so that secure email is easy and convenient for both senders and receivers, and with this enhanced technology, we have gained the continued trust of companies like AtlantiCare," said Rick Spurr, ZixCorp's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We're proud to be the standard for secure, easy-to-use communications for AtlantiCare and so many healthcare organizations."

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp) provides the only email encryption services designed with your most important relationships in mind. The most influential companies and government organizations use the proven ZixCorp(R) Email Encryption Services, including WellPoint, Humana, the SEC and more than 1,200 hospitals and 1,400 financial institutions. ZixCorp Email Encryption Services are powered by ZixDirectorySM, the largest email encryption community in the world. The tens of millions of ZixDirectory members can feel secure knowing their most important relationships are protected. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Zix Corporation

Taylor Stansbury, 214-370-2134