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Company's Most Powerful Application Serving and Management Platform Achieves
Recognition for Integration with CA's Family of eBusiness Infrastructure
Management Solutions

11 September 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), a global leader in
application serving and portal software and services, today announced that
its enterprise-scale application deployment and management platform, Citrix
MetaFrame XPe, has been certified ca smart(tm) with Unicenter, the
award-winning family of eBusiness infrastructure management solutions from
Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA). The ca smart seal is
awarded to partners that deliver eBusiness value and technical excellence
through the integration of their solutions with CA technologies.

As Citrix's most advanced application serving and management platform, the
scalable MetaFrame XPe product was specifically designed for large
organisations and multi-national corporations needing to manage application
server environments that include diverse devices and operating systems, with
single-point control of servers, licenses and resources.

The integration of MetaFrame XPe with Unicenter will enable users to
remotely administer and monitor their Citrix MetaFrame XP server farms
within the context of the extended enterprise. Leveraging Unicenter's
modular design and intuitive user interface, administrators will be able to
control a variety of network, security, and storage management processes
across their MetaFrame XPe server environment and beyond.

"Receiving CA's ca smart certification underscores our commitment to provide
customers with the highest levels of value through close partnerships and
integration with IT industry leaders," said Roger Rose, vice president,
global enterprise alliances at Citrix. "We're honored to have earned the ca
smart certification and look forward to continued integration initiatives."

"By integrating the capabilities of Citrix's MetaFrame XPe with Unicenter,
the health and welfare of MetaFrame server farms can be seamlessly managed
as part of the extended enterprise," said Mike LaTorracca, vice president,
solution partner programme, CA. "This powerful capability will enable our
mutual customers to build and manage high-performance application serving
environments that are highly available and secure."

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

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.


Citrix®, ICA®, MetaFrame®, MetaFrame XP, NFuse and XPS(tm) 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. Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows NT® are registered
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks and registered
trademarks are property of their respective owners.


Jenny Holt

AxiCom UK
Direct: +44 (0)20 8600 4651 Mob: +44 (0)7730 438 762


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