Citrix® To Provide Application Serving Software for the Nokia 9210 Communicator Thursday 22 March 2001 PDF Print Citrix Systems, Inc., a global leader in application serving software and services today announced that the Citrix® Independent Computing Architecture (ICA®) Client will be available to the Nokia 9210 Communicator. The Citrix ICA Client will offer corporate customers high-performance access to business applications running on Citrix MetaFrame(tm) servers over wireless connections. Mobile workers will benefit from the ability to use full-function applications, as well as e-mail and other productivity tools, while away from their desks or in transit. Citrix and Nokia will demonstrate the solution at the Nokia stand (Stand E68, Hall 26) at the CeBIT 2001 exhibition. The solution extends the reach of Citrix server-based applications to the Nokia 9210 Communicator, as well as to other Symbian Platform-based mobile information devices. Citrix will show how ICA technology allows users of the Nokia 9210 Communicator to improve productivity through effective remote use of vital business applications. The demonstration will also be offered at the Citrix stand (Stand B07, Hall 3). "As the world moves to information devices that are constantly connected, zero-latency, real-time access to rich applications will be a major proposition for a huge number of businesses and individuals," said Roger Baskerville, director, iBusiness Development, EMEA, for Citrix. "Working with Nokia, Citrix is making wireless application access a viable proposition." "The ability to wirelessly access mission-critical applications and data is becoming essential, especially for corporations and their employees," said Teijo Heistola, general manager, Corporate Sales, Nokia Mobile Phones. "By offering the open software development platform to Citrix and other partners in the industry, Nokia is continuing to address the needs of its customers and capitalising on the significant opportunities of today's mobile Internet."Many of the features in the Nokia 9210 Communicator, aimed at mobile professionals, reflects the direction in which the mobile industry is heading. These features include a high-resolution color display, high-speed mobile e-mail, a new user interface, and multimedia capabilities like full color video clips. Additionally, the Nokia 9210 Communicator is the first Nokia product to support the most commonly used PC office applications - such as Windows - and the first with wireless Java support. Citrix application serving technology extends the reach of Windows® and UNIX®-based applications to wireless devices, offering organisations a cost-effective, flexible method for making full-function business solutions available to mobile users. Citrix ICA Clients are provided for leading wireless operating systems, including the Symbian Platform and the Microsoft Windows CE and Pocket PC platforms, enabling applications running on Citrix servers to be accessed by users on a wide array of handheld devices. Citrix technology is a key enabler of successful application delivery in the wireless space through its ability to provide a full- featured, rich application experience over a low-bandwidth wireless connection. About Citrix ICA With more than 24 million users worldwide and 6 million concurrent user licenses since its introduction in 1995, Citrix* Independent Computing Architecture (ICA) is an 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 less than 5 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, wired, wireless and 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, reliability and cost-effectiveness. Citrix offerings, including MetaFrame* application server software, NFuse* application portal software, management 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 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 harbor 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. 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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; 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 and other risks detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 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