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Citrix Celebrates Presidential Inauguration with Offer to Professionals in Metro DC to Web Commute


Area Residents Can Avoid Traffic, Watch Festivities on TV and Still Do Their Jobs GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting Available for Free Trial

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Citrix joins the nation in celebrating the inauguration of Barack Obama, and extends a special invitation to businesses in the metro DC area. As millions of people commemorate the occasion in the nation’s capital, local businesses will need to overcome major commuting problems. One solution: Don’t commute, Web commute! Instead of getting bogged down in the Beltway, businesses can personally engage with customers, partners and employees everywhere through GoToMyPC®, which enables remote access to the desktop, and GoToMeeting®, which offers online conferencing in real time. In honor of the historic event, the Citrix Online division of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), is offering a free 60-day trial to residents of the metro DC area.

“The inauguration of a new President is always an historic occasion, but the reality is that heavy traffic and security precautions create significant challenges for local businesses,” said Bernardo de Albergaria, vice president and general manager of global marketing and eCommerce for Citrix Online. “With GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting, business professionals can get their work done without leaving home. They can even take a break to watch the festivities on TV. This is history, and we all want to share in it. Online remote access and conferencing technologies allow us to take time out without taking a day off.”

GoToMyPC is the fast, easy and secure way to access your PC from any Web browser in real time. Business professionals can retrieve files, programs and email that are back at the office, or even access the corporate network, greatly enhancing flexibility and productivity. GoToMeeting, meanwhile, offers the ability to host and attend meetings with anyone from anywhere at anytime, enabling business professionals to easily and economically reach more prospects, engage clients while delivering sales demos and qualify leads more effectively.

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Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 215,000 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 percent of the Fortune 100 companies and 99 percent of the Fortune Global 500, as well as hundreds of thousands of small businesses and prosumers. Citrix has approximately 8,000 partners in more than 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2007 was $1.4 billion.


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