Citrix Teams with Interface Software to Help Professional Services Firms Enhance Client Relationships Tuesday 9 October 2001 PDF Print 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 efforts. 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 relationships." 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. Website: http://www.interfacesoftware.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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. 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