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Zix Corporation's ZixVPM Email Encryption Solution Selected by Three Healthcare Facilities; Three-Year Contracts Signed by Each Organization for System-Wide E-Communications Protection

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 20, 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 healthcare organizations have recently chosen ZixVPM (Virtual Private Messenger) as their secure email solution: AirLogix, Charlotte Radiology, and Langlade Memorial Hospital.

Each organization signed a three-year contract for the service, which provides system-wide email encryption and includes a built-in lexicon that detects outgoing protected health information (PHI) to ensure patient confidentiality and compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

AirLogix, an industry leader in respiratory disease management with headquarters in Dallas, purchased the service for 500 users. Charlotte Radiology, a regional facility in North Carolina, has 350 users. And Langlade Memorial Hospital, a Catholic nonprofit hospital in Antigo, Wis., will protect the email of 500 users.

"Our user base continues to grow for our eSecure services," said Rick Spurr, chief executive officer for ZixCorp. "And our 97 percent renewal rate proves ZixCorp's eSecure solutions continue to satisfy our customers' needs and enable a valuable service that companies appreciate. Our interoperability and send-to-anyone capabilities make secure communications with anyone easy."

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

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