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Zix Corporation and Humana Renew and Expand Exclusive Agreement


One of nation's largest health plans extends use of ZixCorp email encryption service

DALLAS, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, today announced that Humana renewed its contract with ZixCorp. This latest agreement is a two-year extension of Humana's original agreement which has now spanned seven successful years. This latest contract also expands the number of ZixCorp licenses bringing the total to 36,000.

Humana is a Fortune 100 corporation with more than 28,000 associates serving the health benefits needs of 10.4 million members. A corporation of this size and sophistication demands reliability and scalability from its vendors. ZixCorp was founded on a model that envisioned massive scale delivered via a professionally certified data center. ZixCorp has attained the highest level of certification through its SysTrust(TM) accreditation. This vision, coupled with proven execution, has allowed ZixCorp to continue its successful role as Humana's exclusive email encryption service.

Humana utilizes ZixCorp email encryption services across the entire spectrum of their business communications. ZixCorp delivers HIPAA-compliant email encryption services for internal Humana communication as well as seamless external communication with members and business partners. As a ZixCorp customer, Humana users benefit from access to ZixDirectory, the largest email encryption directory in the world. ZixDirectory enables the entire Humana community to send and receive secure email through a SaaS architecture that delivers seamless key management "in the cloud."

"ZixCorp's email encryption services continue to be the first choice in the healthcare community because of our relentless focus on quality and reliability," said Rick Spurr, Chief Executive Officer for ZixCorp.

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)) is the leading provider of hosted email encryption and payor sponsored e-prescribing services. ZixCorp's email encryption services provide an easy and cost-effective way to ensure customer privacy and regulatory compliance for corporate email. ZixCorp offers the simplicity of Software as a Service with the convenience of customizable encryption policies. ZixCorp operates the largest email encryption directory in the world enabling seamless and secure communication among communities of interest. ZixCorp's directory connects over 17 million members and includes over 20 state banking regulators, over 1000 financial institutions, over 1000 hospitals and over 30 Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations. ZixCorp's PocketScript(R) e-prescribing service reduces costs and improves patient care by automating the prescription process between payers, doctors, and pharmacies. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.

SOURCE Zix Corporation

Public Relations, Geoff Bibby, +1-214-370-2241, publicrelations@zixcorp.com, or Investor Relations, Peter Wilensky, +1-214-515-7357, invest@zixcorp.com, both of Zix Corporation