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Citrix Systems, Inc. announced today it has signed a global
Technology Partner Agreement with SAP AG.

Key terms of the agreement include coordination of worldwide marketing and
technical support activities, as well as technical integration and joint
development work to optimise the performance of SAP's cross-industry
solution, mySAP Workplace, deployed on Citrix technology.

Deploying mySAP Workplace as an open enterprise portal platform via
MetaFrame(tm) enables SAP customers to integrate business-critical
and UNIX® applications quickly, inexpensively and securely.

"Our agreement with Citrix is based on our commitment to deliver
business solutions to our customers worldwide," said Karl Heinz Hess,
of the Extended Executive Board, SAP AG. "mySAP Workplace provides
employees and external communities with an enterprise portal to access all
the needed information, applications and services to actively collaborate
via the Internet. Citrix is the market leader in application serving, and
Citrix MetaFrame provides reliable and fast technology that enables mySAP
Workplace users to seamlessly access any non-web-enabled applications."

"This agreement is all about rapid application deployment and integrating
applications through portals to harness the power of the web," said Mark
Templeton, president of Citrix. "Our experience and expertise in
serving combined with SAP's experience and expertise in e-business
will help large enterprises fulfill their needs for high-performance
to business-critical applications."
Citrix MetaFrame Improves Employee Productivity and Lowers Costs Through
Centralised Management

In separate news, Citrix Systems also announced that SAP AG has broadened
its internal adoption of Citrix MetaFrame application server software and
Independent Computing Architecture (ICA®) technology to give employees
rapid access to applications. SAP AG has implemented Citrix MetaFrame
application server software internally to provide high-performance
deployment of more than 40 applications to employees worldwide while
lowering computing costs.

Using Citrix MetaFrame, SAP AG is achieving its goals of improved
application performance for higher employee productivity, as well as
total cost of ownership (TCO) from centralised management and efficient,
remote technical support using the shadowing feature.

"Citrix MetaFrame has greatly improved our ability to rapidly deploy and
effectively manage a broad range of applications to our employees,
regardless of where they are located or which type of client device they
using," stated Reiner Schmitt, project manager for Windows Terminal Server
at SAP AG. "As a result, employees have become more productive, and are
more satisfied with their computing experience. We expect to make
significant savings through centralised administration of applications and
the option of purchasing inexpensive thin clients when additional devices
are needed."

SAP AG began its deployment of Citrix technology in 1998 with plans to use
MetaFrame servers to manage and deliver a wide variety of applications -
particular, the SAPGUI and Microsoft® Office Suite - to 2,000 users. SAP
has now expanded its use of MetaFrame to 50 servers and more than 3,000
users. Further, MetaFrame is being used extensively for SAP training
around the world.

About Citrix MetaFrame

Citrix MetaFrame application server software is enabling organisations to
achieve "Digital Independence(tm)" from the high cost and complexity of
traditional computing by transforming the way they deploy, manage and
business applications across the extended enterprise. MetaFrame extends
functionality of Microsoft Windows NT* Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
and Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services, as well as UNIX operating
systems including Sun(tm) Solaris(tm), IBM AIX® and HP-UX®. It provides
enterprise application management for increased scalability, rapid
deployment and simplified application support, Web enablement of
applications via Citrix NFuse(tm) application portal software, and
high-performance access to applications by users in any location, on any
device, over any network connection - wireless to web.

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. Citrix offerings, including MetaFrame
application server software, NFuse application portal software, Management
Services products 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, Fla. Citrix is traded on
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

For Citrix Investors

This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant
the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act
1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute
guarantees of future performance. Investors are cautioned that statements
this press release which are not strictly historical statements,
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,
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
paper/electronic licensing model; the size, timing and recognition of
revenue from significant orders; increased competition, including
competition from Microsoft and other companies; the results of the
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
to meet the requirements of this market; the proportion of revenues
from distributors, OEMs and other channels; changes in the company's
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
company's business or results in the manner anticipated; risks associated
with the company's hedging programs, 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
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.

SAP, and all SAP product and service names referenced herein are
trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several
other countries all over the world.
Citrix®, ICA®, MetaFrame*, NFuse(tm) and Digital Independence* are
registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the U.S.
other countries. UNIX® is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the
U.S. and other countries. Sun(tm) and Solaris* are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Microsoft®, Windows®, and
Windows NT® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. HP-UX® is
registered trademark of Hewlitt-Packard Company. AIX® is a registered
trademark of International Business Machines Corporation. All other
trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective

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