ZixIt and Hummingbird Ltd. Announce Strategic Alliance Partnership to Provide ZixMail and SecureDelivery in Hummingbird EIP

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2000--ZixIt Corporation (Nasdaq:ZIXI), premier provider of products and services that bring privacy and security to Internet communications, and Hummingbird Ltd. (Nasdaq:HUMC) (TSE:HUM), a world-leading enterprise solutions company, today announced a strategic alliance to offer ZixMail(TM) and SecureDelivery(TM) as seamless secure Internet messaging services within the Hummingbird EIP(TM) (Enterprise Information Portal). Hummingbird will bundle ZixMail and SecureDelivery integrated services into the EIP, offering significant value-add to existing and potential Hummingbird customers. With a total sales force of more than 300 people, Hummingbird services more than 40,000 customers - including seventy-five percent of the Fortune 500 - and over five million users worldwide.

The ZixMail and SecureDelivery secure messaging services will enable Hummingbird EIP (including document management) users to send encrypted and/or digitally signed email communications to any email address in the world. The Hummingbird EIP and related product suite, key solutions for seamless information access, control, delivery, transformation, and sharing across the extended enterprise, is strengthened through ZixIt's security offering.

Joey Beitdashtoo, senior vice president, business strategy of Hummingbird, said, "ZixIt's combined secure messaging services represent the perfect solution for the secure email and document delivery demands of the Fortune 500. We are excited to incorporate ZixMail and SecureDelivery secure messaging services into the Hummingbird EIP solution, strengthening the value of our offering as a leader in the EIP space."

Jeff Papows, chairman of ZixIt Corporation, commented, "With an expansive and highly trained sales force, vast sales experience with Fortune 500 companies and the legal industry, and a complete offering of synergistic, world-leading enterprise solutions, Hummingbird is a compelling sales and marketing partner for ZixIt."

Hummingbird develops enterprise software solutions that provide access to all business-critical information and resources, aggregated and categorized through a single-user interface. Hummingbird offers these global enterprise solutions through the desktop and the Web with Hummingbird EIP(TM) (Enterprise Information Portal), the cornerstone product of the firm's e-Business solutions. Integrated within Hummingbird EIP are the firm's proven technologies for host access, data integration, reporting and analytics, and document and knowledge management. The company offers its solutions, along with related consulting, education, and support services, in more than 50 countries around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.hummingbird.com.

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.


CONTACT: ZixIt Corporation, Dallas
Investor Contact:
Beverly V. Fuortes, 214/515-7357
Financial Media:
Cindy Lawrence, 212/419-8343
Product Media:
Melissa Martin, 214/665-1364