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Leading European Bank Accesses Customer Data More Easily and Economically Using Citrix Application Server Software


23 July 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS), a global leader in
application serving and portal software and services, today announced a
leading European financial institution, Credit Suisse, has successfully
migrated to a server-based computing model using Citrix MetaFrame
application server software. This implementation provides Credit Suisse
asset managers powerful tools to enhance workflow management and
productivity.


To control asset allocation between branch offices, asset managers require
simple and secure access to the bank's applications and data. Prior to the
Citrix implementation, these managers used an emulation process to access
customer information. Now, using Citrix MetaFrame software with Microsoft
Windows 2000, asset managers have more flexibility to manage assets
regardless of their location. The centralised administration and deployment
capabilities of Citrix MetaFrame deliver significant savings in comparison
with local installation and maintenance of applications in each asset
management office. The Citrix model, which keeps all application processing
on the server and sends only minimal data (keystrokes, mouse clicks and
screen updates) over the network, also reduces costs by providing fast,
secure application access to users without the need to expand the company's
bandwidth capacity.


"In the past, direct application installation and training on site in the
asset manager's office would have meant an enormous investment of money and
time. We wanted to ease the burden for bureaus as much as possible and
present them with a solution which could be mastered without the involvement
of the IT administration," said Christ Demuth, assistant vice president and
head of network operations at Credit Suisse Private Banking. "The Citrix
MetaFrame solution proved to be the ideal way of giving the asset managers
fast and uncomplicated access to the applications at the main office."


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
application serving software, NFuse 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
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 and portal software 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 an 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 programmes; 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 enhancement to existing products; the risks associated with
third party licensing arrangements; the company's ability to successfully
integrate and manage merged or acquired companies, including Sequoia
Software Corporation; the company's ability to maintain or further develop
Sequoia's customer and employee relationships following 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; 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.

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Citrix®, ICA®, MetaFrame®, NFuse*, XPS* and Citrix Solutions Network* are
registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and
other countries. UNIX® is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the
U.S. and other countries. Solaris* is a trademark or registered trademark
of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows NT® are registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of
their respective owners.



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