Brinkster Joins ZixCorp Partner Program as Managed Service Provider

Released: 2012-11-14

Brinkster to offer ZixCorp Email Encryption Services to prospects and 50,000 existing customers

PHOENIX & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, announces a new channel partnership with Brinkster Communications Corporation (Brinkster), a managed IT infrastructure as a service company headquartered in Phoenix. As a premier managed service provider, Brinkster incorporates ZixCorp Email Encryption Services into its hosted Business Premium and Business Professional Email.

After recognizing a growing customer demand for email encryption, Brinkster selected ZixCorp based on its market leadership and its ease of use.

“Our customers rely on us to provide mission-critical IT infrastructure and management services. Security is a significant component of those services, and email encryption is a natural addition," said Jared Stauffer, Chief Executive Officer of Brinkster. “ZixCorp was an easy choice in addressing our customers’ needs. Not only can our customers benefit from industry-leading email encryption and membership in the world’s largest email encryption community but they experience easy, secure communication with their customers and partners.”

As a part of Brinkster’s hosted Business Premium and Business Professional Email, ZixCorp Email Encryption Services are available to prospective customers and its base of 50,000 global customers. Brinkster offers ZixGateway®, a policy-based email encryption service, to medium- to large-sized organizations, and ZixMail®, a desk-top email encryption solution, to organization departments, small business and individuals.

"A major driver for ZixCorp’s success is the growth of our channel partner program. Combining our unrivaled email encryption with the reach and resources of quality managed service providers and value added resellers is a strategic strength for our company," said Rick Spurr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ZixCorp. "We appreciate Brinkster’s trust in adding our solution to its portfolio, and we look forward to building a mutually beneficial relationship."

For additional information about the ZixCorp Partner Program, please visit

About Brinkster Communications Corporation

Brinkster is a Managed Hosting Service Provider specializing in IT Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Brinkster provides industry leading expertise and world class hosting solutions to 50,000 customers in over 175 countries. Since 1999 Brinkster has been developing long-lasting customer relationships through a commitment to Expert Support. Brinkster offers custom designed IaaS, Managed Servers, Self-Managed Servers, High Availability Solutions, Disaster Recovery and Backup, Hosted and Encrypted Email, All-In-One Attack Protection, DDOS Mitigation (on-premise and off-premise), Managed Security, Shared Website Hosting, and Domain Name services. For more information please visit or call 1-800-345-7084.

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation provides the only email encryption services designed with your most important relationships in mind. The most influential companies and government organizations use the proven ZixCorp® Email Encryption Services, including WellPoint, the SEC and more than 1,500 hospitals and 1,800 financial institutions. ZixCorp Email Encryption Services are powered by ZixDirectory®, the largest email encryption community in the world. The tens of millions of ZixDirectory members can feel secure knowing their most important relationships are protected. For more information, visit