Citrix Provides 'Digital Independence(tm)' Monday 27 November 2000 PDF Print 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: firstname.lastname@example.org email: email@example.com Jane Rimmer Citrix Systems Tel: +44 (0) 1494 684 900 Fax: +44 (0) 1494 684 999 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Christer Erlandson Compaq EMEA Tel: +46 705 58 20 49 email: email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of AxiCom in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.