Citrix® MetaFrame XP(tm)e Certified ca smart with Computer Associates Unicenter Tuesday 11 September 2001 PDF Print 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 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. 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