ZixCorp Secure e-Messaging Services to be Offered to Bell Canada Internet Customers

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 7, 2002–
Leading Canadian Services Provider Partners with ZixCorp to provide ZixMail(TM) to Small- and Medium- Business Customers

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(TM)), (Nasdaq:ZIXI), a global provider of secure e-messaging services, today announced an agreement under which Bell Canada will offer subscribers to its business Internet services the capability to send and receive secure email using ZixCorp’s email encryption services.

Under the terms of the agreement, Bell Business Internet subscribers will be able to use ZixMail(TM), an easy-to-use email service that provides superior desktop-level encryption.

“ZixCorp’s services are a natural choice for Internet-enabled businesses in the health care, legal and government sectors that deal with highly confidential information,” said Norm Silins, general manager, Next Generation Services, for Bell Canada.

“We are pleased to expand the global presence of our award-winning product into the Canadian business community, together with Canada’s leading Internet Service Provider,” said Wael Mohamed, vice president of global distribution at ZixCorp. “We look forward to working closely with Bell Canada to secure the email communication needs of their business Internet subscribers.”

The ZixMail email service is fully interoperable with ZixCorp’s ZixVPM(TM) (Zix Virtual Private Messenger) solution, the company’s network-based email encryption service. For more information on Bell Business Internet email services, visit www.bell.ca/bizemailinfo.

About Bell Canada

Bell Canada, Canada’s national leader for communications in the Internet world, provides connectivity to residential and business customers through wired and wireless voice and data communications, high speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband services, e-business solutions, local and long distance phone and directory services. Bell Canada is owned by BCE Inc of Montreal. For more information please visit www.bell.ca.

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(TM)) is a global provider of comprehensive, easy-to-deploy secure e-messaging solutions and services. From assessment and verification tools, to desktop and enterprise services, ZixCorp’s cost-effective solutions enable organizations to leverage email as a business-critical application to securely exchange sensitive and highly confidential information. Additional information about ZixCorp can be found at www.zixcorp.com.




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