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Synergies Between EMC Networked Storage and Citrix Application Serving
Software to Benefit Mutual Customers

12 June 2001 - At Citrix® iForum(tm) Northern Europe, EMC Corporation, the
world leader in information storage, and Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS),
a global leader in application serving software and services, today
announced the formation of an alliance that will help customers, including
service providers, centrally manage both applications and information as
they deliver network access to end users. The development alliance paves the
way for a single point of control for managing applications and information
to help customers reduce costs, simplify server management and offer new

As part of the relationship, EMC will become a Premier member of the Citrix
Business Alliance(tm) (CBA) and Citrix will join EMC's E-Infostructure(tm)
Developers Program. The companies have begun scalability testing and
engineering work on Citrix MetaFrame application server software with EMC's
Celerra® and CLARiiON® IP4700 network attached storage solutions. In
addition, the companies will work together on sales, marketing and support
initiatives, including the development of white papers that will highlight
best-practices implementations of the two technologies. Both companies
currently use each other's solutions as part of their information technology

Steve Kaplan, president of RYNO Technology, an EMC and Citrix Platinum
reseller, said customers will see many benefits from the new relationship.

"Citrix and EMC's solutions are based on the same principle - centralised
management and control to cut costs, reduce the complexity of managing
server farms, and improve availability," he said. "Bringing these two
solutions together makes sense for the customer and for Citrix and EMC."
EMC and Citrix will demonstrate the interoperability and value of the two
solutions at the EMC Platinum Sponsor exhibit booth at Citrix iForum
Northern Europe in London beginning June 13. The conference is designed for
IT innovators as well as Citrix resellers, systems integrators, alliance
members and ASPs, to exchange ideas, successes and strategies on application
server computing.

"Customers are always searching for ways to use their information to drive
additional revenue, be more competitive or improve customer service," said
Don Swatik, EMC's vice president of global alliances. "This alliance will
give our mutual customers integrated tools that allow them to capitalise on
the vast amounts of business information they gather each day, with
confidence that the joint Citrix and EMC solutions have been tested by our
world-class engineering teams."

David Jones, senior vice president of corporate development for Citrix, said
the alliance will benefit Citrix and EMC by providing access to a broader
customer base and by providing new solutions for resellers. "EMC's
reputation for quality and service has its foundation in large enterprises
and data centres.," Jones said. "Working with EMC will allow Citrix to more
effectively reach enterprise-wide information technology decision makers
with a complementary and compelling solution. The relationship also provides
both companies' resellers with new solutions in a space that these resellers
already understand well - centralised management and control."

About EMC Celerra and CLARiiON

The EMC Celerra File Server is a dedicated network file server running
software optimised for sharing information over networks. It combines
Symmetrix enterprise storage technology with a unique software and hardware
approach to bring unprecedented levels of availability, management,
scalability, and performance to network file storage.

The EMC CLARiiON systems provide superior information consolidation for
highly distributed, critical, standalone server environments. CLARiiON
offers customers enterprise-class availability and powerful performance for
critical applications. These information storage systems give customers the
flexibility to choose their connection type-SAN, NAS, direct-attached, or

About Citrix MetaFrame

Citrix* MetaFrame* application server software is helping organisations
deliver a "Virtual Workplace" to users everywhere - on any device or network
connection - by providing secure, reliable, cost-effective access to the
same applications and information available at the office. Citrix MetaFrame
extends the functionality of Microsoft* Windows* 2000 Terminal Services and
Windows NT* Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, as well as UNIX* operating
systems including Sun SolarisTM, IBM AIX® and HP-UX®. It provides key
benefits including centralised, server-based management, rapid scalability,
Web enablement of existing applications using Citrix NFuse* application
portal software, and flexible access to applications via the full Net -
LANs, WANs, Internet, intranets and extranets.

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. is a global leader in application serving and portal
software and services that provide personalised access to any application or
information source - whether Windows®, UNIX® or Web-based - through any
device, over any connection. Companies worldwide use Citrix technologies to
integrate applications, content and business processes into a pervasive
digital environment - a virtual workplace - offering seamless connectivity
and a consistent user experience across the Internet, intranets, extranets,
WANs, LANs and wireless networks. Citrix solutions drive cost efficiency,
productivity and enhanced e-business opportunities by enabling companies to
leverage existing IT resources and extend personalised information access to
employees, partners, customers and suppliers.

Citrix products offer rapid, cost-effective deployment and include
MetaFrame(tm) application serving software, NFuse(tm) application portal
software, XPS(tm) portal software, application management products, and
Citrix Independent Computing Architecture (ICA®), a core application serving
technology. The company markets its application serving products through a
well-established reseller channel and sells its portal software products
directly to customers to provide the level of customisation they need.
Citrix is traded on the Nasdaq Stock MarketSM under the symbol CTXS, and is
part of the Standard and Poor's 500 Index. Citrix is headquartered in Fort
Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, please visit the Citrix Web site
at Investors

This release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the
Federal Securities Laws. Actual results could differ materially from those
projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk
factors, including but not limited to: (i) adverse changes in economic
conditions in various geographic markets and fluctuating currency exchange
rates; (ii) unexpected declines in revenue growth rates without
corresponding declines in costs; (iii) competitive factors, including but
not limited to pricing pressures, in the companies' markets; (iv) rapid
technological and market change and the transition to new products; (v) the
relative and varying rates of product price and component cost declines;
(vi) the ability to attract and retain highly qualified employees; (vii) the
uneven pattern of quarterly sales; (viii) the companies' ability to execute
on their respective and joint plans; and (ix) other one-time events and
other important factors disclosed previously and from time to time in the
companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


EMC and CLARiiON are registered trademarks, and E-Infostructure and Celerra
are trademarks of EMC Corporation. Citrix®, ICA®, MetaFrame(tm) Citrix
Business Alliance(tm), Citrix iForum(tm) and NFuse(tm) are registered
trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and other
countries. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For further information please contact:

Matt Campbell/Vicky Bartolome,
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8600 4600
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8600 4620

Jane Rimmer,
Citrix Systems
Tel: +44 (0) 1494 684 900
Fax: +44 (0) 1494 684 999

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