ZixIt Announces Adoption of ZixMail by 7-Eleven, Inc.
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 22, 2000--ZixIt Corporation (Nasdaq:ZIXI) announced today that 7-Eleven, Inc. (Nasdaq:SVEV) has signed a contract to use the ZixMail(TM) secure messaging service for its secure document delivery and private email messaging needs on the Internet.
ZixMail, which allows email users to send and receive encrypted and digitally signed email communications, is based on ZixIt Corporation's Digital Signature and encryption technology.
The ZixMail service will enable 7-Eleven, Inc. employees to exchange confidential communications over the Internet.
ZixMail will be adding new functionality in mid-summer, including seamless sending and receiving of ZixMail messages within Microsoft Outlook and the ability to send ZixMail messages to any email address in the world, regardless of whether the recipient is a ZixMail user.
Jim Keyes, 7-Eleven, Inc. president and chief executive officer, said, "With the ZixMail encryption technology, we will have the added confidence that proprietary information sent via email will be kept confidential. We plan to use ZixMail in our communications with our business partners and our operations worldwide. Employing this secure tracking service is another example of how 7-Eleven is utilizing innovative technology to enhance the availability of information throughout our organization."
Doug Kramp, chief executive officer of ZixMail.com, Inc., commented, "We are pleased that 7-Eleven, the leader and most recognized name in the convenience industry, has chosen ZixMail to protect its online communications. ZixMail is the perfect secure document delivery solution for 7-Eleven's expansive and geographically dispersed employee base."
With more than 20,000 convenience stores worldwide, operations of 7-Eleven, Inc. include nearly 5,700 corporate and franchised 7-Eleven and other convenience stores in the United States and Canada. In addition, licensees and affiliates operate more than 14,200 7-Eleven stores in the United States, its territories, and 16 other countries. 7-Eleven's home page is located at www.7-eleven.com.
ZixIt Corporation provides products and services that enhance security, privacy, and convenience on the Internet. ZixIt's flagship product, ZixMail(TM), is a secure document delivery, private email, and message tracking service that enables users worldwide to easily send and receive encrypted and digitally signed communications using their existing email systems and addresses. ZixIt is also developing ZixCharge(TM) -- a shopping portal and Internet payment authorization system. For further information, visit www.zixit.com or contact investor relations at 214/515-7357.
CONTACT: ZixIt Corporation, Dallas
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