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Citrix Systems, Inc., a global leader in application serving software and
services today announced that the Citrix® Independent Computing
(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
connections. Mobile workers will benefit from the ability to use
full-function applications, as well as e-mail and other productivity
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
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

"The ability to wirelessly access mission-critical applications and data
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
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
heading. These features include a high-resolution color display,
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
available to mobile users. Citrix ICA Clients are provided for leading
wireless operating systems, including the Symbian Platform and the
Windows CE and Pocket PC platforms, enabling applications running on
servers to be accessed by users on a wide array of handheld devices.
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
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.
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,
more applications, in more locations - and achieve this with greater
reliability and cost-effectiveness. Citrix offerings, including
application server software, NFuse* application portal software,
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
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

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.Citrix®, ICA®, MetaFrame, NFuse, and
Independence are registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems,
in the U.S. and other countries. UNIX® is a registered trademark of The
Open Group in the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft®, Windows®, and
Windows NT® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other
trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective

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