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Feature Release for MetaFrame 1.1 for UNIX offers flexible, on-demand
application access - any time, anywhere, with any device

1 October 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), a global leader in
application serving and portal software and services, today announced
enhancements to the Citrix® MetaFrame® for UNIX® product family to further
extend the virtual workplace. These new features extend the performance,
usability and security of MetaFrame 1.1 for UNIX Operating Systems,
providing users secure access to UNIX technology-based applications from
virtually any device, over any connection - wired, wireless or Web.

Citrix MetaFrame 1.1 for UNIX, Feature Release 1, builds on the already
powerful Citrix MetaFrame software designed for various UNIX
technology-based operating systems, including Sun Microsystems, Inc.'s
Solaris(tm) Operating Environment, Hewlett-Packard Company's HP-UX®, and IBM
Corporation's AIX®, and now offers significant enhancements to the
performance, usability and management capabilities. New features of Citrix
MetaFrame for UNIX Operating Systems include support for the latest version
of Citrix NFuse(tm) application portal software, SSL Encryption, the latest
compression and persistent caching techniques, as well as the ability to
connect to applications using large resolutions and up to 16 million

"Citrix software is a valuable part of HP's strategy to provide customers
with a cost-effective way to deploy reliable, server-based computing
solutions," said Nigel Ball, vice president and general manager, HP
e-Services Partner Division. "Integrating Citrix NFuse 1.6 portal
application software on the HP-UX operating system enables access to
applications via a single Web portal interface - further enhancing our
powerful UNIX solution."

"We have worked closely with our customers to help ensure this Feature
Release provides the services and reliability needed to optimise our UNIX
customers' environments," said Matt Dircks, director of product management,
Citrix. "We're committed to continually improving the features and
functionality of MetaFrame for UNIX in order to reach more of the enterprise
marketplace with the benefits of server-based computing."

"The increased display resolution and colour depths in MetaFrame 1.1 for
UNIX enable our clients to use high-resolution CAD and engineering tools
from any location without sacrificing application performance or consuming
additional bandwidth," stated Rollin Carlblom, director of Internet
operations, Idea Center. "Moreover, because resolution restrictions no
longer exist, we can now publish a variety of applications and offer our
clients a broader range of features and functionality."

Citrix MetaFrame for UNIX, Feature Release 1 is immediately available.
Current Subscription Advantage members are entitled to this Feature Release
at no cost. Non-members can purchase the Feature Release from
UNIX-authorised members of the more than 7,200 members of the Citrix
Solutions Network(tm) (CSN). These enhanced products will be demonstrated
at the fourth annual Citrix iForum 2001 user conference held at the Walt
Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida, October 29 through
November 1, 2001.

For more information on Citrix iForum 2001, visit

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About Citrix iForum 2001

Now in its fourth year, Citrix iForum 2001 is an intensive knowledge
exchange that brings together Citrix customers, resellers and partners from
around the world. The conference, which will take place at the Walt Disney
World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., from October 29 - November
1, will focus on Citrix's vision of a virtual workplace that extends access
to applications and information anywhere, at any time. Citrix iForum
includes a variety of speakers, roundtable discussions and product

Online registration is available at

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 Solaris(tm), IBM AIX® and HP-UX®. It provides key
benefits including centralised, server-based management, rapid scalability,
Web enablement of existing applications using Citrix NFuse(tm) 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(tm) application portal
software, Citrix Extranet(tm) VPN 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


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(tm), XPS(tm), Citrix Solutions
Network(tm) and NFuse(tm) are registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix
Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Sun, Sun Microsystems, the
Sun logo, SunTone, The SunTone Certified logo, Solaris and Java are all
trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and other
countries. UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other
countries, exclusively licensed through X/Open Company, Ltd. All other
trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective

Key Features of MetaFrame 1.1 for UNIX, Feature Release 1

1 October 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), a global leader in
application serving and portal software and services, today announced
enhancements to the Citrix® MetaFrame® for UNIX® product family to further
extend the virtual workplace. These new features extend the performance,
usability and security of MetaFrame 1.1 for UNIX Operating Systems,
providing users secure access to UNIX applications from virtually any
device, over any connection - wired, wireless or Web.

Citrix MetaFrame for UNIX, Feature Release 1 includes an array of new
features that help deliver flexible access to UNIX and Java technology-based
applications, along with enterprise-class management tools.

* Support for enhanced colour depth for truer colours and virtually
unlimited screen resolutions enables users to run rich, high-resolution
applications with the look and feel of a local desktop.

* SSL Encryption brings added security to Citrix MetaFrame administrators
and users by passing content through a company's firewall using the HTTPS
port and leveraging the inherent 128-bit encryption of Internet-standard SSL

* Support for Citrix NFuse 1.6 application portal software is provided by
Feature Release 1, enabling organisations to personalise applications and
associated content, and publish them into a single portal view without
application rewrites. Citrix NFuse allows the Web to be utilised as an
application infrastructure while retaining the features and benefits of
MetaFrame application serving software. In addition, Citrix NFuse enhances
corporate Web portal solutions by enabling inclusion of full-function,
interactive applications along with Web content, tools and technology for
integrating Intranet content.

* With TCP/IP-based browsing, ICA clients can discover MetaFrame for UNIX
servers and applications without relying on UDP broadcasts. This reduces
bandwidth consumption on the network and makes it easier for users to
connect to MetaFrame for UNIX servers over the Internet.

* Persistent Bitmap Caching improves application performance by speeding the
display of frequently occurring bitmap images and storing such images on the
client hard drive.

* With client drive mapping, users can easily transfer UNIX files to and
from their hard disk or floppy disk drives.

* Multiple-monitor support provides flexibility to access multiple,
simultaneous applications or span a single application across multiple

* International Dialogs are now provided whereby German, French and Spanish
users can now receive informational messages in their language of choice.

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


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