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ZixCorp Email Encryption Services are one of Kennedy Health System's best technology solutions
VOORHESS, N.J. & DALLAS, Sep 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, announces that Kennedy Health System (Kennedy) has renewed its contract for ZixCorp Email Encryption Services in a five-year agreement. Kennedy began using ZixCorp solutions in 2005 and continues to select ZixCorp based on reliable, simple-to-use email encryption.
"As with most health systems, email is a way of life. We needed a solid, seamless solution, and ZixCorp has been highly effective and trouble-free," said Mike Archer, Assistant Vice President of Network Services for Kennedy. "Technology is always advancing, and it's rare to find a solution that keeps pace but doesn't require a lot of care on our part. ZixCorp's email encryption is a straightforward solution that does just that, becoming one of our best vendor solutions."
Kennedy uses ZixGateway to protect the email communication of 2,000 clinical staff, billing practitioners and other hospital employees who communicate daily with patients and business partners. ZixGateway is a policy-based email encryption service that automatically scans and encrypts email that contains sensitive information, such as protected health information (PHI). ZixGateway also enables transparent email encryption to other ZixGateway users, such that no extra steps or passwords are needed. Kennedy sends transparent, encrypted email to nearly 500 business partners, including hospital partners in its region.
"We appreciate the continued loyalty of Kennedy Health System," said Rick Spurr, ZixCorp's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "By focusing strictly on email encryption, ZixCorp can keep pace with the ever changing technology landscape, make the investments needed to deliver innovative, ease-of-use enhancements and, most importantly, evolve with the changing needs of customers like Kennedy Health System."
Kennedy is a health services delivery system serving the communities of southern New Jersey. Kennedy meets the community's healthcare needs at its hospital campuses in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, NJ, and at outpatient facilities throughout Camden and Gloucester counties. Kennedy University Hospital is the Principal hospital of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine. Kennedy is also a member of the Penn Cancer Network.
About Zix Corporation
Zix Corporation 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 1,500 financial institutions. ZixCorp Email Encryption Services are powered by ZixDirectory(R), 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://www.zixcorp.com.
SOURCE: Zix Corporation