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Leading construction company will also increase efficiency at building sites
with Citrix Application Serving and Portal Software

4 October 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) today announced that
leading Swedish construction company Skanska will implement a portal
solution based on Citrix® MetaFrame XP(tm)e software, the company's most
powerful application serving and management solution, and Citrix NFuse(tm)
application portal software, to provide application access to 1100 users.
The Citrix implementation is part of Skanska's strategic initiative to
integrate the financial systems of its subsidiaries in Denmark, England,
Finland, Norway, Sweden and the U.S. with each other.

Skanska will use Citrix MetaFrame XPe to provide easy access to the
financial system Hyperion, which is used by accounting personnel to
integrate financial information from Skanska's subsidiaries. In addition,
construction crews will be able to use Citrix MetaFrame XPe to access the
company's Web-based project database, which is a custom application where
all information relating to Skanska's construction projects is stored.
Microsoft® Outlook will also be delivered to employees using Citrix.

These applications will be centrally managed on Citrix MetaFrame XP servers
and deployed over WAN connections, enabling Skanska to reap the benefits of
Citrix advanced management capabilities while extending the reach of its
applications to construction and project sites in Denmark, England, Finland,
Norway, Sweden and the U.S.

"Citrix products play a big role giving our employees quick access to
business-critical information," says Torsten Alvelid, Chief of IT
Infrastructure, Skanska. "Most of our employees don't sit at a desk;
instead, they spend most of their time on construction sites around the
world. Therefore, we wanted a solution that allows our staff to easily
access applications and information regardless of which site or office they
are working from. This capability is provided to us by Citrix software,
which is enabling us to achieve an environment where users don't have to
have a computer of their own, but instead can access their information and
files from a shared device."

Previously, Skanska did not have the ability to integrate information from
their different companies. As a result, all information had to be entered
twice - first in the local company's system and then in Skanska's main
system, which was very time-consuming.

"Skanska's selection of Citrix MetaFrame and Citrix NFuse demonstrates the
flexibility of our application serving solutions. Citrix allows companies
with unique information delivery situations - such as workers on
construction sites - to provide fast, easy access to applications wherever
they are needed," commented David Jones, Citrix senior vice president of
marketing and corporate development.

About Skanska

Skanska is a global construction services group committed to finding
innovative solutions for its clients. Combining global presence with local
expertise. Skanska offers a broad range of services from project development
to construction and facilities management. The group currently has 85,000
employees with operations in 60 countries. Sales for year 2000 totalled $11

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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

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(tm), NFuse(tm) 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® and Windows® are registered trademarks
of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks
are property of their respective owners.

Jenny Holt
AxiCom UK
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