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Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition Enhances Access to Citrix Published Applications.

RAK, UAE. -- 10/10/2007 -- Extentrix Systems, FZE a leading software development company specializing in infrastructure solutions for Microsoft Terminal Services and Citrix application delivery products, announced the release of the Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition.

Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition provides an extensive set of web services APIs that allows developers to integrate Citrix published applications into their products and portals. It enables users to access the Citrix application delivery platform by invoking open standard web services APIs.

It works closely with Extentrix Web Services 1.0 -Management Edition which gives developers unlimited power to manage Citrix Presentation Servers Farms through standard protocols.

Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition fully supports the latest Citrix Web Interface 4.6 protocol, packaged with Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 and Web Interface 4.6 and supports all features added in Feature Pack 1 (FP1) for Windows Server 2003.

Extentrix Web Services APIs communicate directly with the Citrix XML service which enables it to deliver enhanced performance over the previous version. The APIs are provide similar functionality as those provided by Citrix Web Interface, but allow for greater integration with ISV and custom applications

“Extentrix has come up with innovative ways to unleash the power of Citrix Presentation Server and Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition is the fruit of our extensive effort” said Alaaeddin Jallad, Extentrix President and Founder “We are very encouraged by the success of our first release of Extentrix Web Services, which lead us to work on a more advanced version to fully implement the latest Citrix Web Interface 4.6 protocol”

“Building on open Web services standards, Extentrix has developed a fascinating product that extends Citrix’s Application Delivery platform” said Matt Lull, Director, Global SAP Alliance at Citrix. “Citrix is working with Extentrix to demonstrate how SAP customers can seamlessly integrate their legacy applications with their NetWeaver Portal and composite applications”

Additionally Extentrix’s Widget 2.0 with Citrix Presentation Server supports the new released Web Services for easier access to applications and is available for download at

A whitepaper outlining how to modify the Web Interface 4.6 to use Extentrix web services can be found at resources’ page.

Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition for Citrix Presentation Server provides the following features:

- Enhanced Performance
Performance is enhanced by connecting directly to Citrix XML service rather than using intermediate hubs like PNAgent site.

- Extra APIs
Provide an enhanced list of APIs which grant functionality on par with Citrix Web Interface 4.6. New APIs include capabilities that help developers validate users’ credentials, get customizable information about published applications, launch them and more.

- Enhanced Error Handling Mechanism
Say goodbye for unknown error exceptions. Errors returned back from the server are fully reported detailing the reasons. Implementing an effective error handling strategy ensures solving many issues like errors do no go undetected; applications do not terminate abruptly without warning or explanation, application stability is restored after an error, etc...

- Platform Independent and Simple to Integrate
Since it is based on open standard protocols; it is simple to integrate it with any application written on any programming language, running on any platform.

- Simple Management Console
Comes with an easy to manage Microsoft MMC snap-in console which helps users create new web services, edit existing ones, and browse & manage their web services. It functions as one management tool that is provided for both Extentrix Web Services Application and Management editions; it simplifies management mechanisms and enhances administration of Extentrix Products.

A White Paper about Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition is available on the product’s page.

Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition is available for download at Extentrix Site. Extentrix also provides developers with a test drive as well as examples to help them experience the power of Extentrix Web Services 2.0 – Application Edition.

About Extentrix
Founded in 2006, Extentrix Systems is a leading software development company specializing in virtualization and developing software solutions for Microsoft and Citrix platforms. Established by former software engineers at Citrix, Extentrix have developed access solutions that simplify and speed users’ access to Microsoft Terminal Services and Citrix Application Delivery platforms.

Extentrix Systems is privately held with company headquarters in RAK, UAE. For more information, please visit the company’s Web site at or call +971-4-211-5490.

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