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BOSTON & DALLAS, Nov 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, has announced a new, three-year contract with Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP), a non-profit organization providing quality health care for homeless men, women and children in the greater Boston area. For more than 25 years, BHCHP has provided access to quality health care and will continue to protect its patients by using ZixCorp(R) Email Encryption Services.
"In selecting a solution provider, our overriding concerns as a non-profit were ease-of-use and cost," said Lee Cowgill, technology infrastructure manager for BHCHP. "ZixCorp was best suited to meet our needs, and its reputation within the healthcare industry made its solution the right choice."
ZixCorp will provide email encryption for BHCHP users through ZixGateway(TM), a policy-based email encryption service. Through the ZixGateway automatic scanning and encryption, BHCHP will secure protected health information (PHI) for its patients, alleviate security and compliance burdens on employees, and continue its legacy of trust within the Boston community. Within the ZixCorp(R) solution, BHCHP will also leverage ZixPort(R), a pull delivery technology that provides a secure portal for delivering sensitive information to external customers and partners that have not yet purchased ZixGateway or ZixMail(R), a desktop email encryption solution.
BHCHP was introduced to ZixCorp Email Encryption Services through GreenPages, a national IT consulting and integration organization. GreenPages has worked with BHCHP since April 2009 and is a diamond level channel partner with ZixCorp.
"We're excited to partner with a company that offers such advanced security technology in a complete suite of email encryption solutions," said John Ross, GreenPages' CTO.
ZixCorp distinguishes itself from competing solutions with easy-to-deploy and maintain Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) architecture, the industry-leading ZixDirectory which includes more than 20 million protected identities and the only fully transparent solution for ZixCorp customers. ZixCorp is trusted by more than 1,200, or nearly one in five, U.S. hospitals.
"Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program provides a valuable community service and has chosen ZixCorp to protect its patients' privacy by securing their PHI in email," said Rick Spurr, ZixCorp's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Healthcare organizations like BHCHP face many challenges in providing quality care efficiently, especially in the face of increasing federal and state regulations regarding privacy. We design our SaaS services to be easy-to-install, use and maintain so that customers do not have to face another burden."
About Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Founded in 1985, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program has evolved into the largest and most comprehensive health care for the homeless program in the country, delivering services to more than 11,000 homeless men, women and children a year in two major teaching hospitals and more than 80 shelters and other sites. For more information, visit http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bhchp.org&esheet=6497228&lan=en-US&anchor=www.bhchp.org&index=9&md5=46b8058029a743f2827cbea51713c5dd.
About GreenPages Technology Solutions
GreenPages is a national consulting and integration organization that helps clients fully virtualize their environments and transform their datacenter and IT operations to strategically leverage the power of cloud computing. The company's deep technology expertise, broad engineering certifications, and vendor agnostic business model offer clients a strategic, cross-platform, proactive approach to designing, deploying, and supporting modern IT environments. http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.greenpages.com&esheet=6497228&lan=en-US&anchor=www.greenpages.com&index=10&md5=a4a5e64f32022a848325be2e8e462c30
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 http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.zixcorp.com&esheet=6497228&lan=en-US&anchor=www.zixcorp.com&index=11&md5=f7875e07b1179381d0410c6d90b4f953.
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