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At Compaq EMEA Wireless Center

New Compaq EMEA Wireless Center demonstrates real time wireless application
access using Citrix® MetaFrame(tm)

Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) today announced its support for Compaq's
new EMEA Wireless Center in Stockholm. Citrix is providing its industry
leading experience in application server technology to enable the wireless
deployment of mission critical applications, including Siebel, MS Office and
Internet Explorer, using Citrix MetaFrame's bandwidth efficient Independent
Computing Architecture (ICA®) protocol.

The new Compaq EMEA Wireless Center, unveiled on 27 November 2000, has been
established to showcase leading edge end-to-end mobile Internet solutions
for corporate customers from EMEA and help them realize business benefits by
adopting wireless technology. Supported by leading industry vendors from the
telecommunication and IT industry the Center provides partners and
enterprise customers with a testing and knowledge exchange environment for
wireless and mobile Internet implementations.

"There is no dispute that users are increasingly demanding secure access to
mission-critical applications when on the move, whether it be from a mobile
phone, PDA or laptop," said Keith Turnbull, Vice President, product
development at Citrix Systems, Inc. "Citrix is therefore delighted to
support this initiative from Compaq which will help bring wireless
connectivity to the modern enterprise and drive the development and adoption
of mobile computing solutions."

"The Compaq EMEA Wireless Center is all about working with key partners to
offer mobile Internet end-to-end solutions to help customers get the
business benefits of adopting wireless technology," said Christer Erlandson,
Director EMEA Wireless Center. "A natural first step for many customers is
to extend the reach of mission-critical applications to an anytime, anywhere
platform like the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. We are very happy to partner with
Citrix in offering this exciting functionality"

At the official inauguration of the Wireless Center, Compaq will demonstrate
how users of the new Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC handheld device can securely
access Windows®, UNIX® and Java(tm) applications, including personal
productivity software and line of business ERP and CRM solutions, via
Citrix, without the need for rewriting the software. For more information on
the Compaq EMEA Wireless Center please visit http://www.compaq.com/wireless.


About Compaq

Compaq Computer Corporation, a Fortune Global 100 company, is the largest
supplier of computing systems in the world. Compaq designs, develops,
manufactures and markets hardware, software, solutions, and services,
including industry-leading enterprise computing solutions, fault-tolerant
business-critical solutions, and communications products, commercial desktop
and portable products, and consumer PCs. Compaq products and services are
sold in more than 200 countries directly to businesses, through a network of
authorised Compaq marketing partners, and directly to businesses and
consumers through Compaq's e-commerce Web site at http://www.compaq.com


Compaq markets its products and services primarily to customers from the
business, home, government, and education sectors. Customer support and
information about Compaq and its products and services are available at
http://www.compaq.com


About Citrix ICA

With more than 24 million users worldwide and 6 million concurrent user
licenses since its introduction in 1995, the Citrix® Independent Computing
Architecture (ICA®) is an emerging industry standard for server-based
computing. Citrix' ICA technology includes a server software component, a
network protocol component, and a client software component. On the server,
ICA separates application logic from the user interface and executes 100% of
the application on the server. The ICA network protocol transports
keystrokes, mouse clicks and screen updates over standard protocols to the
client, consuming less than 20 kilobits-per-second of network bandwidth. On
the client, users see and work only with the application's interface.

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. is a global leader in application server software and
services that offer "Digital Independence*" - the ability to run any
application on any device over any connection, wireless to Web. Citrix
solutions enable organisations of all types, from major enterprises to
emerging application service providers (ASPs), to reach more users, with
more applications, in more locations - and achieve this with greater speed
and predictability, and lower costs. Citrix offerings, including MetaFrame*
application server software, NFuse* application portal software, Management
Services products and Independent Computing Architecture (ICA*), a core
application-server technology, have been widely adopted by the corporate
mainstream to achieve key business goals. The firm, which markets its
solutions through value-added resellers, system integrators and OEM
licensees, is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Citrix is traded on The
Nasdaq Stock MarketSM under the symbol CTXS and is part of the Standard &
Poor's 500 Index. For more information, please visit the Citrix Web site at
http://www.citrix.com


Citrix®, ICA®, MetaFrame(tm), and Digital Independence(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. Java(tm) is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in
the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows NT® are
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks and
registered trademarks are property of their respective owner.


For further information contact:

Matt Campbell/Jenny Holt

AxiCom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8600 4600

Fax: +44 (0) 20 8600 4620

email: matthew.campbell@axicom.com


email: jenny.holt@axicom.com


Jane Rimmer

Citrix Systems

Tel: +44 (0) 1494 684 900

Fax: +44 (0) 1494 684 999

email: jane.rimmer@eu.citrix.com


Christer Erlandson

Compaq EMEA

Tel: +46 705 58 20 49

email: christer.erlandson@compaq.com

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