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Citrix Access Gateway Wins Prestigious 2007 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award


IT Professionals Recognize Citrix Access Gateway as an Industry Leading IPSec/SSL VPN Solution

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — 2/20/2007 — Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS), the global leader in application delivery infrastructure, today announced it won a 2007 Reader Trust Award in the 10th annual SC Magazine Award program for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security. Citrix Access Gateway™ was named the Best IPSec/SSL VPN at a gala event held in San Francisco in conjunction with the recent RSA Conference, the world’s leading information-security event.

Citrix Access Gateway was among nearly 400 entries submitted in 20 technology categories. Winners in the SC Magazine Awards Reader Trust program are based on voting by more than 9,000 of the publication’s readers.

“As we witness more and more incidents of data theft and exposure, it becomes obvious that our IT security practitioners and companies that support them are critical in today’s business world,” said SC Magazine Editor in Chief Illena Armstrong.

“Citrix offers the only SSL VPN with SmartAccess capabilities, vastly improving the productivity and security of our customers’ application-delivery infrastructure,” said Phil Montgomery, director of product marketing, Citrix Systems. “We are honored to be recognized by SC Magazine and its readers for our commitment to securely delivering applications to users regardless of location.”

About Citrix Access Gateway
Citrix Access Gateway is a line of universal SSL VPN appliances that provide a secure, always-on, single point of access to all applications and protocols, including multimedia and voice-over-IP (VoIP). The Access Gateway product line has all of the advantages of IPSec and SSL VPNs, without their costly and cumbersome implementation and management. Unlike traditional SSL VPN products, Access Gateway includes Citrix® SmartAccess technology that gives administrators fine-grained control over what actions users can take with the applications they access—such as view, edit, save or print—based on who they are, where they are located, and what kind of device they are using.

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand’s portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

About Citrix
Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS) is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 180,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost. Citrix customers include 100% of the Fortune 100 companies and 98% of the Fortune Global 500, as well as hundreds of thousands of small businesses and prosumers. Citrix has approximately 6,200 channel and alliance partners in more than 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2006 was $1.1 billion.

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. Those statements involve a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including risks associated with revenue growth and recognition of revenue, products, their development and distribution, product demand and pipeline, economic and competitive factors, the Company’s key strategic relationships, acquisition and related integration risks as well as 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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