ZixIt Corporation Announces ZixMail(TM) Agreement with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P.
DALLAS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ZixIt Corporation (Nasdaq: ZIXI) announced today that Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P., the seventh largest law firm in the United States, has decided to adopt the ZixMail(TM) secure messaging system for internal use and for confidential communications with its clients.
ZixMail enables the firm's attorneys and support staff to send and receive encrypted and digitally signed email communications worldwide without changing their existing email addresses or their existing email systems. It protects email messages from tampering, compresses files for quicker transmissions, and is easy to install and use. When requested, ZixMail also provides a free certified receipt of delivery with an externally validated time-stamp.
Sally R. Gonzalez, chief information officer of Akin Gump, said, "As one of the largest and most technologically advanced law firms, we are committed to offering our clients the best-of-class technology solutions, particularly when it comes to protecting client/attorney privilege and communications. After doing an exhaustive evaluation of digital signature and encryption technologies, we found ZixMail to be a best-of-breed, secure email solution that meets the stringent security and quality requirements of our firm and our worldwide clients. Considering ZixMail's superior benefits and pricing, there is no reason not to use it."
Doug Kramp, chief executive officer of ZixMail.com, Inc., commented, "Akin Gump is one of the largest and most well-respected law firms in the world. Akin Gump's use and endorsement of ZixMail demonstrates the solution's viability for law firms and businesses of all sizes. By enabling the firm to send secure email communications to their offices and clients worldwide, ZixMail gives Akin Gump a universal solution for fast, private, and inexpensive online communications."
Founded in 1945, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P., a leading international law firm, numbers 900 lawyers with offices in Austin, Brussels, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Philadelphia, Riyadh (affiliate), San Antonio, and Washington. The firm has a diversified practice and represents regional, national and international clients in a wide range of areas including antitrust; banking and financial institutions; bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights; capital markets; communications; corporate and securities; employee benefits; energy; entertainment; environmental; estate planning and probate; food and drug; government contracts; health; insurance; intellectual property; international; investment management; labor and employment; litigation; merger and acquisitions; privatization; project finance; public law and policy; real estate and finance; taxation; and technology. For additional information, please visit the firm's Web site at www.akingump.com.
ZixIt Corporation is the developer and owner of ZixIt(TM) Digital Signature and encryption technology. Products currently under development include: ZixMail(TM), a secure Internet-messaging system; and ZixCharge(TM), an Internet transaction authorization system. For further investor information about ZixIt, visit the company's Web site at www.zixit.com or contact investor relations at 972-702-7057.
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