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WICHITA, Kan. & DALLAS, Apr 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, has established a new channel partnership with Pen Publishing Interactive, Inc. to offer a secure email option to current and prospective customers in Kansas and throughout the United States.
Pen Publishing offers Web site hosting, Web site development and Web email hosting to more than 3,000 customers in healthcare, finance, legal and government. Recognizing an opportunity to meet an increasing need for secure email, Pen Publishing selected ZixCorp(R) Email Encryption Services to enhance its current services and protect sensitive data in email for its customers.
"Pen Publishing has provided reliable Web and email services since 1994 and offering secure email was a natural next step to the enhancement of our technology solutions, specifically FlipperSiteDeveloper," said Steve Pendergraft, founder and president of Pen Publishing Interactive. "We're confident that our partnership with ZixCorp will not only meet email security and compliance needs of our small and large customers alike but drive growth within our business."
Pen Publishing is a managed security service provider (MSSP) with ZixCorp and offers the complete product line of ZixCorp Email Encryption Services, including ZixGateway(R) and ZixMail(R). As a ZixCorp MSSP, Pen Publishing has access to dedicated sales and technical representatives, free training, qualified leads and marketing support.
"Channel relationships are extremely valuable to ZixCorp, increasing our market penetration and enabling more companies throughout the U.S. to leverage the power of secure email," said Rick Spurr, ZixCorp's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are pleased to have Pen Publishing Interactive as a new MSSP partner and look forward to combining our expertise and building a successful program."
Pen Publishing and ZixCorp will collaborate on a webinar for its current and prospective customers reviewing the advantages of secure email with ZixCorp Email Encryption Services and how to easily incorporate the solution into current workflow. The event will be hosted on May 24, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. CT. For additional information or to register, please visit www.penpublishing.com.
About Pen Publishing Interactive, Inc.
Started in 1994, by Steve Pendergraft, Pen Publishing Interactive is a Wichita-based Internet services company. Pen Publishing assists individuals, companies and organizations throughout Kansas and the United States with email support, website development and custom programming. www.penpublishing.com.
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 www.zixcorp.com.
SOURCE: Zix Corporation and Pen Publishing Interactive, Inc.