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Zix Corporation Selected by Three Nonprofit Healthcare Facilities; ZixVPM Email Encryption to Secure Communications System-Wide for Each Organization


DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2005-- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq:ZIXI), a global provider of secure e-messaging, e-prescribing, and e-transaction applications and services, today announced that three nonprofit healthcare organizations have recently chosen ZixCorp as their secure email provider: Seton Health System, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Bay Area Medical Center.

Each organization has signed a contract for ZixVPM(R) (Virtual Private Messenger) email protection to help meet the email security guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). ZixVPM provides system-wide email encryption and includes a built-in HIPAA lexicon that detects outgoing protected health information to ensure compliance and patient confidentiality.

Seton Health System, an integrated healthcare system anchored by St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, N.Y., signed a three-year contract for 250 users. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Buffalo, N.Y., signed a one-year contract for 500 users. Bay Area Medical Center, with headquarters in Marinette, Wis., signed a three-year contract for 300 users.

"As each new healthcare provider joins the ZixCorp network, they are now an integral part of a growing body of users that communicates securely and seamlessly. In the first quarter of 2005, we achieved another record in terms of new orders and expect continuing success throughout the year," said Rick Spurr, chief executive officer for ZixCorp.

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)) provides easy-to-use-and-deploy e-communication services that protect, manage, and deliver sensitive information to enterprises and consumers in healthcare, finance, insurance, and government. ZixCorp's eSecure services enable policy-driven email encryption, content filtering, and send-to-anyone capability while its eHealth services improve patient care, reduce costs, and improve efficiency through e-prescribing and e-lab solutions. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.

SOURCE: Zix Corporation

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