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Citrix Systems, Inc. today announced the appointment of Bob Kruger as vice
president and chief technology officer. Kruger, 47, brings 25 years of
experience in high technology to Citrix, including three years at BMC
Software and more than ten years at Microsoft Corporation.

"Bob brings a wealth of experience in distributed computing environments,
the web and the Windows world," said Mark Templeton, president of Citrix.
"His combination of technical and business experience will enable him to
drive the company's technical vision and strategic direction."

At BMC Software, Kruger served most recently as vice president and general
manager for eBusiness Solutions where he defined, built, marketed, and
supported leading-edge service-level management solutions on distributed
systems. This included overseeing the development of applications and
infrastructure technology central to BMC's products, key industry
partnerships, standards initiatives and customer relationships.

Prior to BMC, Kruger spent over ten years with Microsoft Corporation, his
last position being the general manager for Systems Management Products in
the Server Applications Division. In that role, he was responsible for the
development, marketing, licensing and support of Microsoft products designed
for the management of Windows systems. He was instrumental in establishing
the computing industry's Web-Based Enterprise Management initiative, as well
as overseeing creation of the crucial underlying technology.

About Citrix
Citrix Systems, Inc. is a global leader in application serving software and
services that extend the "Virtual Workplace" everywhere by providing secure,
reliable access to applications and information, and a consistent user
experience, on any device or network connection. Citrix solutions enable
organisations of all types to deliver business applications to users with
greater manageability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. The company's
products, including Citrix MetaFrame application server software, Citrix
NFuse application portal software and Citrix Independent Computing
Architecture (ICA), a core application serving technology, have been widely
adopted by the corporate mainstream to achieve key business goals.
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Citrix markets its solutions
worldwide through value-added resellers, system integrators, consulting
firms and OEM licensees. 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

For Citrix Investors
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the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute
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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 derived
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.

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