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Integrating eRoom Digital Workplace with Citrix® XPS(tm) Portal Software to
Enhance Collaborative Capabilities for XPS Customers
such as Eastman Chemical Company


7 August 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), a global leader in
application serving and portal software and services, today announced an
alliance with eRoom Technology, a leading provider of digital workplaces for
extended enterprise collaboration. Citrix is integrating the eRoom® digital
workplace with its Citrix® XPS(tm) portal software, giving customers the
option of employing eRoom's advanced collaborative capabilities directly
through their XPS homepage. In addition to the product integration, eRoom
has joined the Citrix Business Alliance(tm) (CBA), Internet Solutions
Programme to foster joint sales and marketing opportunities.


"Citrix XPS enhances organisational efficiency and coordination by giving
users immediate access to the specific information, applications and
business tools they depend on to do their jobs," said Barry Ruditsky, vice
president of business development, eRoom. "The eRoom digital workplace
builds upon these attributes, providing a collaborative environment where
users can interact without geographic or organisational bounds, responding
more quickly to new business opportunities and challenges."


Ruditsky added, "We are very excited about working with Citrix and look
forward to developing a successful alliance that will deliver real value to
our mutual customers."


The Delphi Group (www.delphigroup.com) expects collaboration to increase in
significance as organisations search for ways to optimise their distributed
work force and value chain relationships. The enterprise portal, as the
unifying mechanism, will play a central role in this effort.


Dave Holden, manager of e-Commerce Applications and Services for Eastman
Chemical Company, a customer of both Citrix and eRoom, supports Delphi's
comment. "We are very pleased that Citrix and eRoom are cooperating on a
tight integration of their respective products," said Holden. "XPS will play
a central role in linking our users with the information and processes they
need to get things done, making it an ideal collaborative environment."


Citrix XPS portal software gives users a single, personalised and secure
point of command and control over the applications, information and business
processes relevant to their position and business relationships. eRoom's
enterprise-class collaborative platform supports asynchronous and
synchronous, structured and unstructured collaboration in a tightly
integrated unified environment. eRoom functionality will be accessed through
an XPS Content Delivery Agent (CDA), an individual, easy-to-use Web-based
application that snaps directly into the portal users' homepage.


"This alliance with eRoom with their widely deployed collaboration platform
extends the functionality of XPS, helping our customers achieve greater
productivity and stronger ties between the constituents that make up their
value chains," said Barry Davis, vice president, business development for
Citrix. "Our relationship with eRoom also reflects Citrix's commitment to
building vital technology relationships with industry leaders whose products
complement XPS and satisfy the functional requirements of our customers."


About eRoom

eRoom Technology is a leading provider of Internet-based software and
services for collaboration among an organisation's extended enterprise of
employees, customers, suppliers, and other partners. The company's eRoom®
product provides a digital workplace for the extended enterprise, allowing
organisations to quickly assemble a project team wherever people are located
and manage the collaborative activities that support their complex and
rapidly-changing business projects and processes. Customers use eRoom
digital workplaces to help get products to market faster, drive down
production costs, enhance customer relationships, and improve the work
products that drive their businesses. The eRoom solution is used by more
than 500 companies such as A.T. Kearney, Aventis Pharmaceutical, BIC, Bausch
& Lomb, Cisco, Compaq, Deloitte Consulting, EDS, Ford Motor Company,
Hewlett-Packard, Ketchum, KPMG, Pfizer, Siemens, Solectron, and Sony.

More information about eRoom Technology and its product offerings can be found at
http://www.eroom.com


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(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 http://www.citrix.com


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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
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recognition of revenue from significant orders; increased competition,
including potential competition from Microsoft and other companies; the
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proportion of revenues derived from distributors, OEMs and other channels;
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including Microsoft; the costs of developing, acquiring, or integrating new
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