ZixIt and Control Systems Inc. Announce Partnership; Control Systems' Cost Recovery Product Suite to Provide SecureDelivery to Law Firms
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2000--ZixIt Corporation
(Nasdaq:ZIXI), premier provider of products and services that bring
privacy and security to Internet communications, today announced a
value-added reseller (VAR) partnership with Control Systems Inc., a
Boca Raton-based provider of cost recovery products that will provide
ZixIt's SecureDelivery(TM) and ZixMail(TM) messaging services to law
firms and other professional organizations as part of Control Systems'
The product, which will be branded as "ZixTrak(TM) for ZixMail,"
will enable law firms to track and "charge back" for secure messaging
costs, just as they bill for copy, fax, network printing, and long
The SecureDelivery messaging service enables users to send
encrypted email communications to any email address in the world. It
will be marketed as part of Control Systems' fully integrated system,
which accurately tracks, costs, sorts, and exports expense data
directly to a firm's existing time-and-billing system for completely
automated cost recovery and expense management. Control Systems
provides cost recovery solutions to six of the 10 largest law firms in
the United States.
Ian Carmichael, President of Control Systems, said, "ZixIt's
SecureDelivery and ZixMail secure messaging services enable us to
round out our product offerings to include tracking and billing
services for what is destined to become the preferred method for law
firms to deliver confidential documents and information. ZixTrak for
ZixMail will increase our competitive edge by expanding our product
offering to provide a unique service that is truly more convenient,
more secure, and less expensive than current delivery methods."
"This partnership allows us to leverage Control Systems'
nationwide sales force and to further expand our reach into the legal
market. We view lawyers as key users of secure messaging services due
to the highly confidential nature of their communications," said Jeff
Papows, chairman of ZixIt Corporation.
Control Systems is a privately held corporation based in Boca
Raton, Florida that markets a complete line of cost recovery products
designed to track, report, and charge back expenses associated with
office equipment and administrative services. Control Systems has
offices throughout North America. For further information, visit
www.copitrak.com or call 1-800-755-9901.
ZixIt Corporation provides products and services that enhance
security, privacy, and convenience for users of the Internet.
Principal services include: SecureDelivery.com(TM) -- an Internet
secure-messaging portal, and ZixMail(TM) -- 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. For further information, visit www.zixit.com or contact
investor relations at 214/515-7357.
||ZixIt Corporation, Dallas
||Beverly V. Fuortes, 214/515-7357
||Cindy Lawrence, 212/419-8343
||Melissa Martin, 214/665-1364