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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Renews 4,000-seat License of ZixCorp's Email Encryption Service
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2007--Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), the leader in hosted services for email encryption and e-prescribing, today announced that the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System has chosen to renew its 4,000-seat license of ZixCorp's policy-based Email Encryption Service for the next three years. ZixCorp boasts a 100 percent renewal rate in its Email Encryption business, measured on a revenue basis.
The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System was organized in 1984 as a non-profit Louisiana corporation to operate three major medical centers in Louisiana. The organization originally deployed ZixCorp's Email Encryption Service in April 2005. The service provides an easy and cost-effective way to ensure patient privacy and regulatory compliance for corporate email. As the leading email encryption service provider with more than 8 million protected email recipients, ZixCorp's vast encryption directory allows seamless encrypted email delivery to healthcare organizations, insurers, financial institutions and regulators, including the federal banking regulatory agencies. This solution is ideal for the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, which encompasses more than 7,000 team members as well as 17 specialty hospitals and outpatient joint ventures.
"Safeguarding the privacy of patients' health information is of utmost importance to our customers," said Rick Spurr, chief executive officer for ZixCorp. "With our Email Encryption Service, organizations like the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System can easily communicate with one another, their partners and their patients with the confidence that any emails containing personal health information will be protected."
Zix Corporation has had a profound impact on email communications within health care. The ZixDirectory(TM), the largest email encryption directory in the world, includes three of the top five healthcare insurers and approximately half of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in the U.S., covering 70 million Americans. At the close of 2006, more than 900 hospitals were already members in the ZixDirectory.
ZixCorp supports five encrypted email delivery mechanisms, including S/MIME, TLS, OpenPGP, secure portal and "push" delivery.
About Zix Corporation
ZixCorp is the leading provider of easy-to-use-and-deploy email encryption and e-prescribing services that Connect entities with their customers and partners to Protect and Deliver sensitive information in the healthcare, finance, insurance and government industries. ZixCorp's hosted Email Encryption Service provides an easy and cost-effective way to ensure customer privacy and regulatory compliance for corporate email. Its PocketScript(R) e-prescribing service saves lives and saves money by automating the prescription process between payors, doctors and pharmacies. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.
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