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Application Serving Software Leader to Demo Effective Wireless
Connectivity
to Enterprise Applications on Handheld Devices

At CeBIT 2001, Citrix Systems Inc., a global leader in application server
software and services, will show how its industry partners and customers
can
leverage Citrix technologies to enable secure wireless access to the
latest
enterprise applications. On Stand B07 in Hall 3, the company will
demonstrate wireless deployment of 32-bit business applications to medium
and small form factors such as the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. The
demonstrations
will show the effectiveness of Citrix' bandwidth-efficient technologies in
providing, rich, interactive application access over today's and
tomorrow's
wireless network connections.

In addition, Citrix will be making an announcement regarding its latest
Independent Computing Architecture (ICA®) Client, developed for version
6.0
of the Symbian platform. Symbian's licensees are currently developing a
new
generation of advanced personal devices based on this new version.

"CeBIT 2001 will see the mobile device coming of age as a truly viable
option for ubiquitous, real-time application access and data
manipulation,"
said John Glendenning, director of Citrix iBusiness Europe. "Citrix
technologies, such as MetaFrame and NFuse, will be at the core of
successful
application delivery in this space through their ability to provide a
full-
featured, rich application experience over a low-bandwidth wireless
connection."

Citrix technologies, including the recently announced Citrix® Extranet
Virtual Private Network security solution, Citrix NFuse application
delivery
software for the Web, and Citrix MetaFrame, the company's core application
server software, already allow users to securely access mission-critical
business applications on wireless operating systems such as EPOC 5 and
Microsoft's Pocket PC platform.

About Citrix ICA

With more than 24 million users worldwide and 6 million concurrent user
licenses since its introduction in 1995, the Citrix Independent Computing
Architecture (ICA) is an emerging industry standard for server-based
computing. Citrix ICA technology includes a server software component, a
network protocol component, and a client software component. On the
server,
ICA separates application logic from the user interface and executes 100%
of
the application on the server. The ICA network protocol transports
keystrokes, mouse clicks and screen updates over standard protocols to the
client, typically consuming 10-15 kilobits-per-second of network
bandwidth.
On the client, users see and work only with the application's interface.

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. is a global leader in application server software and
services that offer "Digital Independence" - the ability to run any
application on any device over any connection, wireless to Web. Citrix'
solutions enable organisations of all types, from major enterprises to
emerging application service providers (ASPs), to reach more users, with
more applications, in more locations - and achieve this with greater speed
and predictability, and lower costs. Its products, including MetaFrame
application server software, NFuse application portal software, and
Independent Computing Architecture (ICA), a core application-server
technology, have been widely adopted by the corporate mainstream to
achieve
key business goals. The firm, which markets its solutions through
value-added resellers, system integrators and OEM licensees, is
headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Citrix is traded on The Nasdaq
Stock MarketSM under the symbol CTXS and is part of the Standard & Poor's
500 Index. For more information, please visit the Citrix Web site at
http://www.citrix.com


For Citrix Investors

This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant
to
the safe harbour provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act
of
1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute
guarantees of future performance. Investors are cautioned that statements
in
this press release which are not strictly historical statements,
including,
without limitation, statements regarding current or future financial
performance, management's plans and objectives for future operations,
product plans and performance, management's assessment of market factors,
as
well as statements regarding the strategy and plans of the company and its
strategic partners, constitute forward-looking statements. Such
forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those anticipated by the forward-looking statements, including, without
limitation, risks associated with the following: the success of the
company's MetaFrame product line and the acceptance of the company's ICA
protocol; the company's ability to develop and commercialise new products
and services; the company's success in expanding into new geographic
markets, the company's ability to expand its core business in large
enterprise accounts, the company's ability to succeed in the transition to
a
paper/electronic licensing model; the size, timing and recognition of
revenue from significant orders; increased competition, including
potential
competition from Microsoft and other companies; the results of the
company's
iBusiness and other new licensing programs; the rate of growth of the ASP
market; and the company's ability to continue to develop and market
products
to meet the requirements of this market; the proportion of revenues
devised
from distributors, OEMs and other channels; changes in the company's
pricing
policies or those of its competitors, including Microsoft; the costs of
developing, acquiring, or integrating new technologies or enhancements to
existing products; the company's reliance upon its strategic relationships
with Microsoft and other strategic partners; management of growth; the
possibility of undetected software errors; dependence on proprietary
technology; risks that the company's branding campaign will not enhance
the
company's business or results in the manner anticipated; as well as risks
of
downturns in economic conditions generally, and in the software industry
specifically, and risks associated with competition and competitive
pricing
pressures and other risks detailed in the company's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Citrix assumes no obligation to update
any forward-looking information in this press release or with respect to
the
announcements described herein.



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Citrix
Extranet(tm) are registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems,
Inc.
in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks and registered
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