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MicroAge Partners with ZixCorp to Meet Client Demand for Enhanced Email Data Protection

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Trusted reputation and easy-to-use solutions are key factors in new partnership

TEMPE, Ariz. & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2014-- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email data protection, announced a new channel partnership with MicroAge, an IT solutions provider. As a premier value added reseller (VAR), MicroAge will offer to its clients Zix® Email Encryption, email data loss prevention solution ZixDLP® and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) solution ZixOne®.

The partnership was initiated when a loyal MicroAge client needed to implement an easy-to-use email encryption solution and requested Zix Email Encryption. With increasing client demand to meet data protection needs, including mobile security, MicroAge evaluated all Zix solutions as valuable additions to its portfolio.

“We provide value to our clients by meeting their changing needs and keeping them up-to-date on leading solutions,” said Tracey Hayes, Vice President of Sales at MicroAge. “Data protection for email and mobile devices is rapidly becoming a priority, and ZixCorp’s innovative yet easy-to-use solutions were a good fit.”

MicroAge has developed a reliable reputation over the last five decades by assisting its clients meet IT and security needs with innovative solutions. The company has a strong client base in healthcare and financial industries, which aligns well with ZixCorp’s presence in those industries. ZixCorp customers include one in every five U.S. hospitals, more than 30 Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations, all federal financial regulators and one in every five U.S. banks.

“Our healthcare and financial clients rely on us to protect sensitive information and overcome challenging compliance issues. We’ve earned their trust, and we felt ZixCorp was a natural extension for our company and our clients based on its positive reputation with both large and small companies in the same industries,” said Hayes.

“It’s an exciting time for ZixCorp and our channel program. The addition of valuable partners like MicroAge reflects demand from prospects for email data protection and BYOD security and our leadership in the industry,” said Rick Spurr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ZixCorp. “We look forward to working with MicroAge and extending the trusted reputations that both of our companies have built.”

About MicroAge

MicroAge is a leading provider of information technology solutions and services headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. The company serves clients from the data center to the desktop with technology from industry-leading suppliers. MicroAge’s tech-savvy account executives are experts at assisting clients with selecting IT solutions that best meet their unique requirements. MicroAge is a well-known name and a respected industry pioneer with a heritage of industry innovation spanning five decades. For more information, visit www.microage.com.

About Zix Corporation

ZixCorp is a leader in email data protection. ZixCorp offers industry-leading email encryption, a unique email DLP solution and an innovative email BYOD solution to meet your company’s data protection and compliance needs. ZixCorp is trusted by the nation’s most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government for easy to use secure email solutions. ZixCorp is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI, and its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.

Source: Zix Corporation

ZixCorp
Taylor Stansbury Johnson, 214-370-2134
tjohnson@zixcorp.com
or
MicroAge
Andrea Hill, 480-366-2468
andrea.hill@microage.com