Public Sector Embraces Email Encryption


PostX Teams with Merlin International to Deliver Superior Email Encryption Technologies to Public Sector Clients via Merlin's GSA Schedule

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 29 //-- PostX, the leader in the delivery of encrypted email communications for business and consumers, and Merlin International, one of the fastest growing public sector IT solutions providers, today announced Merlin's decision to distribute PostX patented email encryption technology to its expansive clientele, including the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, civilian and intelligence agencies, as well as for state and local governments via Merlin's GSA Schedule.

"With growing pressures from various sources, including legislation, public agencies and new security threats, public sector IT shops, like others, are searching for the highest-level of security coupled with ease-of-use and low cost to entry," said Cayce Ullman, CEO, PostX. "We pride ourselves on our unique ability to deliver customized best-of-breed email encryption technology. Through this exciting partnership with Merlin, the public sector now stands to benefit from our proven technology in ensuring the security of all online communications."

The signature PostX Messaging Application Platform (MAP) provides customers with unparalleled ease-of-use, low barrier to deployment and a scalable cost structure. The product is also the only email encryption product to support all principal forms of secure delivery (gateway-to-desktop, desktop-to-desktop, and gateway-to-gateway encryption in addition to client-less secure push, advanced secure web delivery, S/MIME and OpenPGP options).

"Collaborating with PostX brings the power of the leading email encryption technology to the increasingly security conscious public sector," said John Trauth, executive vice president, Merlin International. "The combination of our expertise in creating turnkey solutions via integration services with public sector clients and PostX's proven technology will ensure the safety of vital information, without disrupting business users and processes."

PostX was the first email encryption provider to develop a solution that is interoperable, doesn't require additional plug-ins or installed software, and can be viewed securely by anyone, anywhere, anytime. The company is also exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association (AHA) to provide a standardized secure messaging solution to comply with stringent HIPAA regulations.

"Merlin is the fastest growing, most respected technology integrator in the public sector today and we are proud that they have chosen to deliver our secure communications platform to their clientele," concluded Ullman.

PostX's products are also sold in conjunction with or embedded in many of the industry's most advanced offerings from email security vendors, including BorderWare, IronPort, McAfee, MessageLabs, Sendmail, StrongMail and many others.

About Merlin International
Merlin International is one of the fastest growing public sector IT solutions providers in the United States. Based in Denver, with offices in Tyson's Corner, VA and St. Louis, Merlin delivers technology solutions for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, civilian and intelligence agencies, as well as for state and local governments. The company's solution expertise includes information lifecycle management, service oriented architecture, composite applications, network/security, and federal enterprise architecture. Today, more than 500 clients throughout the government count on Merlin's expertise to help them define, integrate, deploy, and maintain systems and networks that align information technology with program and business goals. Learn more about Merlin at www.merlin-intl.com .

About PostX Corporation
PostX ensures secure encrypted delivery of information vital to business and customer relationships. The company's proprietary technology provides easy-to-use, enterprise-class encrypted communication for regulatory compliance and cost reduction initiatives. Organizations immediately benefit from an increase in effective communications with their employees, partners and customers.

The company is the exclusive secure email provider endorsed by the American Hospital Association (AHA), to provide a standardized secure messaging solution to comply with stringent HIPAA regulations, recommended to the entire AHA network of 37,000 individual health care providers and more than 5,000 hospitals. Additionally, PostX is a founding member and represented on the Board of Governance of the Trusted Electronic Communications Forum (TECF; tecf.org), a cross-industry association founded to eradicate spoofing and phishing.

The company is headquartered in the U.S. in Cupertino, CA. PostX partners and customers include ABN AMRO, Aetna, Allstate, BorderWare, Charles Schwab, Children's Hospital, Citi, DirectTV Enterprises, HSBC, IBM, IronPort, Marsh Inc., Mayo Clinic, McAfee, Mercy Health Partners, MessageLabs, Microsoft, RSA Security, Sendmail, Sophos and the United States Postal Service (USPS). For more information visit www.postx.com .

Source: PostX Corporation

CONTACT:
Eryka Jackson
Merlin International
Tel: 952-346-6304
Email: ejackson@webershandwick.com

Michelle Van Jura
Fusion PR
Tel: 310-481-1431 ext 15
Email: michelle.vanjura@fusionpr.com

Web site: www.merlin-intl.com/
http://www.postx.com/

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