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Citrix Systems, Inc. and Ericsson Mobile Communications today announced a
licensing agreement to incorporate Citrix® Independent Computing
Architecture (ICA®) technology in Ericsson's integrated mobile information
devices, which will be designed on the Communicator Platform. The Citrix
ICA
Client for the Symbian Platform will allow Ericsson to provide users of
the
¼ VGA handheld devices - offering high-performance mobile Internet and
multimedia communication - with access to applications running on Citrix
MetaFrame* servers over wireless connections. Users will benefit from
access
to full-function business applications, as well as mobile Internet
browsing,
messaging, imaging, telephony and personal information management while
away
from their desks and in transit.

Ericsson will demonstrate the Communicator Platform prototype at CeBIT on
Stand D68, Hall 26. The Communicator Platform being shown at CeBIT is a
fully working prototype, representing the platform on which Ericsson
intends
to build future commercial products.

"Effective mobile computing requires wireless devices that offer rapid
access to business applications, both old and new," said Roger
Baskerville,
director, iBusiness Development, EMEA for Citrix. "Citrix technology
empowers wireless computing users with access to the same rich,
full-featured applications they work with at the office. We will continue
to
work with key industry leaders like Ericsson to provide optimal access to
these applications over wired, wireless and web connections."

The Ericsson Communicator platform combines the communication industry's
latest technologies and features in one device. It is the first step in
the
creation of a new generation of integrated mobile information devices
offering Internet and multimedia communication, including voice, data and
images.

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® Independent Computing Architecture
(ICA)
Clients are provided for leading wireless operating systems, including the
Symbian EPOC and 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 Ericsson

Ericsson is the leading communications supplier, combining innovation in
mobility and Internet in creating the new era of the mobile Internet.
Ericsson provides total solutions covering everything from systems and
applications to mobile phones and other communication tools. With more
than
100,000 employees in 140 countries, Ericsson simplifies communications for
customers all over the world.

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
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. 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; 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. 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
Digital
Independence are registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems,
Inc.
in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks and registered
trademarks are property of their respective owners.


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