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Leading publishing and events company standardises on
Citrix application serving

13 June 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) today announced that
United Business Media international (UBMI), a leading publishing and events
company, has implemented Citrix® MetaFrameTM 1.8 application serving
software to provide enterprise-wide application access to 1,300 users. The
Citrix implementation is part of UBMI's strategic initiative to create a
scalable IT infrastructure that also allows centralised IT management.

UBMI uses Citrix MetaFrame software running on Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0,
TSE servers to provide easy access to business-critical applications,
including Oracle Financials, ESOP (Exhibition Sales Order Processing),
Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office 2000. These applications are
centrally managed on Citrix MetaFrame servers and deployed over a WAN to
employees in seven locations in the UK and the Netherlands, enabling UBMI to
reap the benefits of Citrix's advanced management capabilities while
extending the reach of its applications to more users.

"Having experienced IT integration challenges as a result of acquisitions,
it was essential that we could standardise the applications being used
across the company and regain manageability," said Andrew Booth, IT Support
Director, UBMI. "Additionally, it was important that we could ensure
scalability, as we bring new employees on board, and decrease application
deployment time - allowing us to keep up with the rapid changes in the
business services industry."

UBMI has seen significant cost savings from the implementation both in terms
of IT support and hardware costs. The company can now roll out inexpensive
thin clients rather than fully functional PCs and IT staff can also deploy
new applications and upgrades to all employees from a single point on the
central server farm, avoiding the time traditionally spent visiting each
desktop. In addition, UBMI has simplified its user support by implementing a
first-line service desk, which takes advantage of the centralised access and
session shadowing capabilities enabled by Citrix MetaFrame, allowing support
staff to 'take over' a user's screen from a central location. This removes
the need to travel to employee sites for support purposes, bringing further
time and cost savings.

"UBMI's decision to standardise its application deployment enterprise-wide
using Citrix MetaFrame demonstrates that leading companies are recognising
the value of centralising their IT infrastructures with application server
computing," commented Jane Rimmer, Marketing Director, Citrix Systems. "By
improving application access and management, UBMI's implementation of Citrix
MetaFrame will contribute to higher productivity, user satisfaction and IT

About United Business Media International

United Business Media International is a division of United Business Media
plc, a sharply focused market information group with leading positions in
high-growth business-to-business markets. These include business-to-business
media, corporate news distribution, online publications and market research.

United Business Media International has its headquarters in the UK and
additional operations in The USA and Europe. It operates integrated
portfolios of traditional and online media across 10 vertical markets. These
include: agriculture, building/construction, entertainment
technology/musicians, fire/health & safety/security, food & pharmaceutical
ingredients, healthcare, interiors, music, print/packaging, travel/venues.
It also operates a number of business-to-consumer online properties.

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 application server software,
NFuseTM application portal software, XPSTM 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 Market 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

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 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 ability to successfully integrate and
manage merged or acquired companies; the company's ability to develop new
products, extend existing products, and maintain or develop such company's
customer and employee relationships as a result of such merger or
acquisition; 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 portal strategy will not succeed in the
manner anticipated; as well as risks of downturns in economic conditions
generally, and in the software industry specifically, 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 contained in this press release or with respect to the
announcements described herein.


Citrix®, MetaFrameTM, ICA®, NFuseTM, XPSTM are registered trademarks or
trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
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For further information contact:

Matt Campbell/Vicky Bartolome,
AxiCom UK
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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