CustomTracks Corporation and First Commerce Technologies Announce ZixMail(TM) Early Adopter Agreement
DALLAS, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- CustomTracks Corporation (Nasdaq: CUST - news)
and First Commerce Technologies (FCT), a Nebraska-based provider of technology
solutions for the banking industry, announced today that they have entered
into an agreement that enables FCT to use ZixMail(TM), a secure Internet
messaging system based on CustomTracks' ZixIt(TM) Digital Signature and
In connection with the agreement, the companies will develop applications
that enable FCT clients' banking customers to receive confidential Internet
communications, such as loan documents and monthly account statements, via
encrypted ZixMail messages.
The arrangement also allows FCT to be an early
adopter for corporate ZixMail usage.
''Security on the Internet is one of the most important challenges facing
our 300 banking clients today,'' said Patric J. Jerge, president and chief
executive officer of FCT.
''With the Federal Reserve's recent approval of a
plan that allows banks to provide account statements to their customers by
email, it is imperative that we provide our clients with a digital signature
and encryption solution that can meet their extensive security needs.
and its underlying technology provides the convenience, security, and
flexibility that our banking clients require.''
David P. Cook, chairman and chief executive officer of CustomTracks,
commented, ''FCT is one of the premiere providers of technology-based solutions
for community banks.
ZixMail not only provides a secure email solution for
FCT and its banking clients, but also allows FCT to offer encryption
technology that enables financial institutions to securely transmit various
forms of information to customers.''
First Commerce Technologies is a provider of technology-based solutions
for community banks.
Based in Lincoln, Nebraska, the company was founded
31 years ago and supports more than 275 customers in eleven states.
Commerce Technologies delivers -- the FCT solution ... , a complete package of
solutions that allows community banks to compete in the ever-changing
financial services marketplace.
CustomTracks Corporation is the developer and owner of the ZixIt(TM)
Digital Signature and encryption technology.
Products currently under
ZixMail(TM), a secure Internet-messaging system; and
ZixCharge(TM), an Internet transaction authorization system.
plans to change its name to ZixIt Corporation, pending shareholder approval at
the annual meeting, to be held September 14, 1999, in Dallas.
investor information about CustomTracks, visit the company's Web site at
www.customtracks.com or contact investor relations at 972-702-7057.