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Combining Citrix® XPS(tm) Portal Software with Interface Software's
InterAction® Application Gives Users Personalised, Secure Access to all
Relevant Relationship Intelligence

9 October 2001 - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), a global leader in
application serving and portal software and services, today announced a
strategic alliance with Interface Software, Inc., a leader in relationship
intelligence solutions for professional services firms. As part of the
agreement, Interface Software is developing a Content Delivery Agent (CDA),
a Web-based application that snaps into a user's Citrix® XPS(tm) portal and
enables seamless integration between the InterAction relationship
intelligence application and Citrix XPS. In addition to the product
initiative, Interface Software has joined the Citrix Business Alliance(tm)
Internet Solutions Programme to capitalise on joint marketing and sales

Citrix and Interface Software already share several customers. Commenting
on the relationship, Mitchell Grossbach, Interface Software's vice president
of business development, said, "We are excited about going to market with
Citrix. The combination of Citrix XPS and InterAction provides our mutual
customers with a single, secure interface through which they can access,
share and capitalise on any information resource - spanning relationship
intelligence, enterprise application data, content from external sources and
the Web."

The integration of InterAction with Citrix XPS offers law firms, accounting
firms, financial services organisations, management consultancies and other
professional services firms a packaged enterprise portal that unifies and
delivers secure access to the diverse sets of information professionals need
to enhance client service, identify new business opportunities and
differentiate their firms from the competition.

"By providing a virtual workplace that liberates professionals from their
offices and reduces the time and effort required to gather and act on the
information they need to do business, Citrix portal software is ideally
suited for professional services firms," said Barry Davis, vice president,
business development for Citrix. "Our alliance with Interface Software
delivers a crucial piece of the virtual workplace to our professional
services customers - a better way to build and sustain client

About Interface

Interface Software is a leading provider of client relationship management
software and services for the professional services industry. Its flagship
product, InterAction®, enables firms to transform internal information about
people, companies, relationships, experience and expertise into Relationship
Intelligence. Relationship Intelligence is internal competitive content that
offers a complete, 360-degree view of client and contact relationships.
Firms use Relationship Intelligence to enhance client service, source new
revenue opportunities and differentiate their services from the competition.
InterAction is internet-enabled, allowing professionals to view information
however they choose-through knowledge management platforms, corporate
portals, intranets, extranets and wireless devices.

For more information
contact Interface Software, Inc. at 1420 Kensington Road, Suite 320, Oak
Brook, IL 60523, Telephone: 630-572-1400.


In the UK, contact Dan Von Weihe, National Sales
Manager, at 38 New Oxford Street, Suite 204 London, WC1A 1EP, United
Kingdom, Telephone: +44 (0) 78 7057 1234, Email:

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

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.


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other countries. UNIX® is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the
U.S. and other countries. Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows NT® are
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