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Zix Corporation Recognized on Dallas-Fort Worth Top 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies List

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2004--

Company Ranks Second in Revenue Growth over Five-Year Period and Sixth over One-Year Period

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq:ZIXI), a global provider of secure e-messaging, e-prescribing, and e-transaction applications and services, today announced it has been recognized as a DFW Titan Fast 50 winner by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC). The company ranked second on the Fast 50 five-year growth list and sixth on the one-year growth list.

The fourth annual DFW Titan Fast 50 award recognizes the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The one-year growth list is based on the percentage of revenue growth over a one-year period from 2002 to 2003; the five-year growth list is based on the percentage of revenue growth over a five-year period from 1999 to 2003. Each list includes 25 winners.

Winners must own proprietary technology and devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology. Winners of the DFW Metroplex list will also be eligible for the Deloitte statewide Fast 50, as well as the North America Technology Fast 500.

"We are proud to be recognized by the MTBC for our outstanding financial growth and achievement," said John A. Ryan, chairman and chief executive officer for ZixCorp. "ZixCorp grew by almost 6,000 percent from 1999 to 2003 and by 249 percent from 2002 to 2003. Through a combination of increased market acceptance, new products, and business acquisitions, we've built our portfolio and customer base to help us grow and continue to expand our success."

The full list of the Fast 50 award winners will be announced in the Dallas Business Journal Aug. 27 issue. For more information about the award, visit www.dfw-tech-titans.com.

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)) is a global provider of secure e-messaging, e-prescribing, and e-transaction applications and services. ZixCorp offers a range of solutions to protect organizations from viruses, spam, and electronic attack, as well as enabling secure electronic communications, such as email encryption, e-prescribing, on-line doctor visits, and electronic lab results. ZixCorp helps organizations of any size to streamline operations, reduce risks, and leverage the efficiencies of e-messaging. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.

CONTACT: ZixCorp, Dallas
Public Relations:
Christa Osswald, 214-370-2175
publicrelations@zixcorp.com
or
Investor Relations:
Peter Wilensky, 214-515-7357
invest@zixcorp.com

SOURCE: Zix Corporation