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New Citrix XenServer Now Available from Hundreds of Websites Worldwide, Bringing Free Enterprise-Class Virtualization to Everyone


BOSTON - Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) today announced that the new free version of Citrix® XenServer™ is now available for download from more than 250 websites in 50 countries worldwide. Today’s announcement delivers on the strategy unveiled on February 23, when Citrix announced that the full enterprise-class XenServer virtual infrastructure platform, now in production in more than 5,000 enterprise datacenters worldwide, would be offered for unlimited production deployment at no charge. While basic hypervisors have been free for years, most have had limited practical use in real world environments. By offering the enterprise-class, cloud-proven XenServer platform at no cost, Citrix is helping customers address today’s challenging global economic climate while also setting an entirely new standard for free virtualization with powerful features such as centralized multi-node management, and full live motion. The imminent availability of free enterprise-class virtualization has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response from the IT community in the four weeks since the new version was announced, with a record number of customers downloading the 30-day trial preview from the Citrix website. With today’s news, customers can now download the full version of XenServer from an extensive and growing list of download sites around the world.

Users of the free XenServer product who wish to add more advanced virtualization management capabilities in the future will also be able to purchase Citrix Essentials™ for XenServer, a new product line also announced on February 23 that includes a rich set of capabilities specifically optimized for the XenServer environment. These optional features – including lab automation, dynamic provisioning, workflow orchestration, high availability and seamless integration with leading storage systems – will be directly visible to all XenServer users from their XenCenter centralized administration console in grayed-out mode, making it easy for them to understand the additional capabilities available for additional purchase should their needs change over time. As Citrix adds new enhancements to the Citrix Essentials product line, all active XenServer users will have the option to be automatically notified of these new capabilities through their XenCenter management console.

Customers using Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V for their virtualization platform will also be able to add similar advanced virtualization management capabilities to their environments by purchasing Citrix Essentials™ for Hyper-V™. With the Citrix Essentials product line, Citrix is committed to adding significant value to both XenServer and Hyper-V, the two fastest growing virtualization platforms in the market, helping customers in all market segments achieve more manageable, scalable and agile datacenters in a way that leverages their existing investments in the most efficient way possible. More information about Citrix XenServer and Citrix Essentials can be found at

The Citrix Essentials product line will be available through channel partners on April 7, 2009. Customers can download the free unlimited use version of Citrix XenServer today from multiple Citrix websites worldwide as well as any of the following third-party download locations:

Global Technology Partners
Applied Identity
Computer Lab International (CLI)
Marathon Technologies
Network Appliance
Satori Group, Inc.

Asia Pacific
AMR Asia Company Ltd, Thailand
AnchorBlue, Korea
Asiasoft Solutions Pte Ltd, Singapore
Automated Systems Ltd, Hong Kong
Beijing Lansys Technology Development Co. Ltd, China
CT Link Systems Inc, Phillipines
Ctrl-Alt-Del IT Consultancy Pty Ltd, Australia
Datec Ltd, Fiji
Datec Ltd, Papua New Guinea
Denver Technology, Australia
Express Data, Australia
Express Data, New Zealand
Gen-I, Australia-New Zealand
Genisys Group Pty Ltd, Australia
GPK Computers Pty Ltd, Australia
Guangzhou Hanrong Information Tech. Ltd, China
Infinity InfoTec Co. Ltd, Taiwan
In-Tellect Pty Ltd, Australia
IT Channel Asia Ltd, Hong Kong
iTX Group Ltd, Australia
Jardine OneSolution Ltd, Hong Kong
Kinmax Technology, Taiwan
Logi-Tech, Australia
Lucida Group Pty Ltd, Australia
Magnamious Systems Pvt. Ltd, India
Momentum Infocare Pvt Ltd, India
Muyehu Shanghai Information and Technology Co. Ltd, China
NamuTech, Korea
Network Service Providers Ltd, Australia-New Zealand
Orient Technologies Pvt. Ltd, India
PT Mitra Integrasi Informatica, Indonesia
Regal Information Technology, Australia
S Central Pty Ltd, Australia
S.K.International, India
Scientific Formosa Inc, Taiwan
Shanghai Dingtech Information Technology Co. Ltd, China Shanghai SANZ Information Technology Co. Ltd, China
SilverFern Computers Pty Ltd, Australia
Sunway Technology, Malaysia
VFM Systems & Services Ltd, India

Europe, Middle East and Africa
Bien BV, Netherlands
22nd GmbH, Germany
4real IT Solutions, Netherlands
Access Solutions, Finland
Ace Micro Services Ltd, Kenya
ACESI, France
acocon GmbH - Advanced Computer Consulting, Germany
Add-On Consulting, France
Alterkom Sp, Poland
Apex Networks, UK
Application Management Solutions Ltd, UK
APX, France
Asteros Group, Russia
Atea ASA, Norway
AXACOM GmbH, Switzerland
Baltic Information Technology, Latvia
BCIS IT - Systeme GmbH, Germany
Bechtle GmbH & Co, Germany
Be Tech Srl, Italy
BlueRom Consulting Ltd, UK
bluvenit, Germany
Bull GmbH, Austria
Business Connexion, South Africa
Casalogic A/S, Denmark
Celos Computer GmbH, Germany
Centix, Belgium
Cetus Solutions Ltd, UK
CIS Group, Netherlands
Codestone Communications Ltd, UK
COM-DATA Systemhaus, Germany
Compu-net Srl, Italy
Computer & Competence GmbH, Germany
Contest A/S, Denmark
Contigon Technologies Ltd, Israel
Cosus Computersysteme und Software GmbH, Germany
CSPM Sp. Z .o.o., Poland
CTV Computer Technik GmbH, Germany
cube solutions GmbH, Germany
Cygate AB, Sweden
Dataplex Systems Ltd, UK
Datatek, Serbia
Datek Sistemas SL, Spain
Deverill Ltd, UK
Digital Ltd, Hungary
Dr. Netik & Partner GmbH, Germany
Eclipse Group Solutions Ltd, UK
Econocom Products and Solutions Siege, France
ECX, Belgium
E Direct Sp, Poland
Envoliis, France
Fritz & Macziol GmbH, Germany
GESCA Srl, Italy
Getech Ltd, UK
GFI Informatique, France
GPASoft, Spain
Groupe A.I.S., France
Hake & Kessler Consulting AG, Switzerland
Hellmer & Triantafyllow Computer-Systeme GmbH, Germany
Huber S-Consulting GmbH, Germany
I2ee, France
ICT - Internet Communications Technologies, France
IKS Srl, Italy
Infolan SA, Spain
InLIS GmbH, Germany
Inserto AG, Switzerland
interSales AG, Germany
Interwor T-SIC, Spain
Itopia Consulting, UK
ITQ, Denmark
ItView Srl, Italy
Itvise, Netherlands
JOBRI Gmbh, Germany
Kappagroup, France
Kapsch BusinessCom AG, Austria
Kender Thijssen Solutions NV Belgium
LB Computer Systems, Belgium
losstech GmbH, Germany
Lunia Consultores, Spain
Metabasis System Consulting GmbH, Germany
Microbase, Greece
NCS International BV, Netherlands
net on Netzwerktechnologien Online GmbH, Germany
NetShield Ltd, UK
Netwin CZ, Czechia
Netzwerk GmbH, Germany
NT Solutions Sofwareentwicklung GmbH, Germany
Oesia Tecnologica Sinfonica, Spain
OpenLiven, Italy
Ozona Consulting SL, Spain
PC-Systeme Kaupisch & Partner GbR, Germany
PFH Technology Group, Ireland
PHD ApS, Denmark
Prolival, France
Proservia, France
PTecS GmbH, Germany
QITS GmbH, Germany
Redstone Managed Solutions, UK
S&T CZ s.r.o., Czechia
SANvalue AB, Sweden
SCC GmbH, Germany
secadm GmbH, Germany
Serracon GmbH, Germany
ServeNet, Germany
Shift F7 Ltd, UK
S.K.M Informatik GmbH, Germany
Sleek Networks Ltd, UK
Smart Access Solutions, South Africa
Smartech Srl, Italy
Solution Centre Ltd, UK
Solutions Middle East, United Arab Emirates
Spin Srl, Italy
Square One BV, Netherlands
Steen Harbach AG, Germany
Suricata, Spain
Synectico GmbH, Germany
Systemhaus Krick GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
SystemWorkX, Germany
Tesiin Consultoria SLNE, Spain
Tintrup Computer GMBH, Germany
TIP Technik u. Informatik Partner GmbH, Austria
Transam Microsystems Ltd, UK
Trans European Technology, UK
Triasoft GmbH, Germany
Ultima Business Solutions Ltd, UK
Umbrella Ltd, Bulgaria
UZ-Systemhaus GmbH, Germany
Vcentral, UK
Viridis IT AB, Sweden
Virtual Stream, UK
Wichterich & Partner GmbH, Germany
WintelligeNT BV, Netherlands
Xenit AB, Sweden
X-Tech Handelsges.m.b.H., Austria
Z Tech, France

Latin America
01Zero Group, Costa Rica
Acc Brasil Ind. e Com. de Computadores Ltd, Brazil
Access Team Ltd, Columbia
Add IT Solution, Brazil
Add Value Technologies, Brazil
Alsar Tecnologia, Brazil
Anaryon Casa de Consultoria SA de CV, Mexico
Appdel Mexico, SA DE CV, Mexico
Assistec Integracao, Brazil ^ Informatica Ltd, Brazil
Compufacil SA, Columbia
Corporativo ICSI SA de CV, Mexico
DATA Client Argentina Srl, Argentina
Datawaves Ltd, Chile
DWS, Argentina
Electrodata SA, Peru
Empower Technologies Ltd, Brazil
Gandalph Informacoes e Sistemas Ltd, Brazil
GRUPPEN Consultoria em Informatica Ltd, Brazil
Integra Soluciones Informaticas SA, Mexico
Internet Quality Digital SC, Mexico
Knowlity Corporation, Puerto Rico
Langer Connect Acessoria de Informatica dba LAN Generation AIC Ltd, Brazil
LCSTech, Brazil
MDSystems Comercio e Informatica Ltd, Brazil
New People Group Ltd, Chile
Onvision Group, Chile
Openware –The Alterna Group SA, Argentina
Processor Informatica SA, Brazil
Pulso Digital, SA de CV, Mexico
Rationale Corporate Solutions, Brazil
Recursos y Tecnologia, Columbia
SOFTCORP a Latin Ventures Com Eletr, Brazil
Vertax Consultoria Ltd, Brazil
Xenergix SA de CV, Mexico

North America
3GL Technology Solutions, Canada
Accelera Solutions, US
Advantec Global Services Inc, US
Agile360, US
Bayshore Technologies, US
Business Technical Consulting, US
Business Technical Consulting LLC, US
CBE Technologies, US
Centrinet Corporation, US
Decisive Solutions Inc, US
DynaQuest Technologies, US
Emineo Group, US
Enterprise Solutions Group Inc, US
Enterprise Systems Inc, US
Entisys Solutions Inc, US
ESI Technology Advisors, US
Gibralter Solutions Inc, Canada
Globalquest, US
Gotham Technology Group, US
Hogan Consulting Group, US
Innovative Integration Inc, US
Insite Computer Group Inc, Canada
IS Systems, US
KnowledgeCentrix, US
Managed Technology Partners LLC, US
MaximumBit Inc, US
Moose Logic, US
MTM Technologies, US
Onx Solutions, Canada
ServerCave Inc
TH Consultants, Canada
Thin Client Computing, US
UltraLevel Inc, US
Visual Integrity, US

About Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc. 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 2008 was $1.6 billion.

For Citrix Investors
This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute guarantees of future performance. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release, which are not strictly historical statements, involve a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including risks associated with the uncertainty in the IT spending environment and a downturn in economic conditions generally, revenue growth and recognition of revenue, products, their development and distribution, product demand and pipeline, competitive factors, the Company’s key strategic relationships, acquisitions 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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