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Citrix GoToMyPC Wins ``Best Remote Access Service'' Ultimate Choice Award from LAPTOP Magazine, Again; Fast, Easy and Secure GoToMyPC Recognized for ``Superbly Simple Interface...Installs More Easily Than a Game''.



SANTA BARBARA Santa Barbara (săn'tə bär`brə, –bərə), city (1990 pop. 85,571), seat of Santa Barbara co., S Calif., on the Pacific Ocean; inc. 1850. , Calif. -- Once again, Citrix(R) GoToMyPC(R) from Citrix Systems Citrix Systems' (NASDAQ: CTXS) is an American technology company, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with subsidiary operations in California and Massachusetts, with additional development centers in Australia, India and the UK. , Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS CTXS Citrix Systems (NASDAQ stock ticker symbol) ), the global leader in access infrastructure solutions, receives LAPTOP Magazine's Ultimate Choice Award in the best remote desktop-access service category. "Browser-based and practical," GoToMyPC gives everyday users a fast, easy and secure way to access a PC from a web-browser or wireless device on-demand.

Next-generation GoToMyPC offers an even easier and faster way for professionals on-the-go to be more productive, anytime, anywhere -- at home while traveling, from across town or around the world. GoToMyPC provides the simplest way to gain secure, encrypted en·crypt  
tr.v. en·crypt·ed, en·crypt·ing, en·crypts
1. To put into code or cipher.

2. Computer Science
 remote access to PC desktops from any Internet-connected computer. Dubbed dub 1  
tr.v. dubbed, dub·bing, dubs
1. To tap lightly on the shoulder by way of conferring knighthood.

2. To honor with a new title or description.

3.
, "Like Being There," the easy-to-use service offers fast performance, industry-first drag-and-drop file transfer, true 24-bit color and performance monitoring and tuning.

"Almost everything business travelers would want to do on their home PC from afar gets covered in GoToMyPC's great feature set," cited LAPTOP Magazine. "What really seals the deal is a superbly simple interface that integrates most functions on a single screen and installs more easily than a downloadable game."

"We are delighted to be recognized once again for our 'simpler is better' approach to remote desktop access that allows individuals and businesses to remain productive online and on-demand," said Brett Caine, group vice president and general manager of Citrix Online Citrix Online is a division of Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) that sells Web-based remote access, support, and collaboration software and services. Its products are GoToAssist, GoToMeeting, GoToMyPC, and GoToWebinar. , a division of Citrix Systems, Inc. "With a focus on delivering the best customer experience, next-generation GoToMyPC takes productivity and performance to the next level."

GoToMyPC is highly secure and fully encrypted with strong, built-in 128-bit AES end-to-end encryption Continuous protection of the confidentiality and integrity of transmitted information by encrypting it at the origin and decrypting at its destination. For example, a virtual private network (VPN) uses end-to-end encryption. Contrast with link encryption.  standard. It can be set up and ready to go in minutes -- even by novice PC users. Citrix offers three versions of GoToMyPC to meet the needs of individual professionals, small and medium-sized businesses and large organizations. Citrix GoToMyPC Personal is for individual users who want remote access to one or more PC. Designed for workgroups and teams, Citrix GoToMyPC Pro GoToMyPC Pro is a Web-hosted service created and marketed by Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems. It is remote control software, which means that it enables the user to operate his or her computer from another computer, via the Internet.  (4-20 PCs) features centralized cen·tral·ize  
v. cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing, cen·tral·iz·es

v.tr.
1. To draw into or toward a center; consolidate.

2.
 billing, and an Online Administration Center where managers can add, suspend and delete users and run usage reports. Citrix GoToMyPC Corporate (20 or more PCs) allows organizations to create and manage groups, control usage and feature access, establish password-enforcement rules and select additional security features such as third-party authentication (1) Verifying the integrity of a transmitted message. See message integrity, e-mail authentication and MAC.

(2) Verifying the identity of a user logging into a network.
.

The LAPTOP Ultimate Choice Award is just the latest in a series of accolades for GoToMyPC. The service is also the recipient of PC World Magazine's World Class Award, CNET's Editors' Choice Award, PC Magazine's Editors' Choice Award, Window's IT Pro Magazine's Readers' Choice Award and the SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association, Washington, DC, www.siia.net) A trade organization devoted to the health and welfare of the software and digital content industry by providing support in government relations, business development, education and intellectual property  Codie Award for Best Mobile Product.

The award appears in LAPTOP's Ultimate Mobility special issue -- the technology guide for people on the move. This annual awards issue covers the "best of the best" in mobile technology products. The full LAPTOP review of GoToMyPC 5.0 is available at http://laptopmag.com/Articles/GoToMyPC-5.htm.

Free fully-functional trials and more information are available at www.gotomypc.com.

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS) is the global leader and most trusted name in on-demand access. More than 180,000 organizations around the world rely on Citrix to provide the best possible access experience to any application for any user. 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 individuals. Citrix has approximately 6,200 channel and alliance partners in more than 100 countries. Citrix annual revenues in 2005 were $909 million. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

About LAPTOP Magazine

LAPTOP-Mobile Solutions for Business & Life celebrates the infusion of mobile technology into our daily lives. LAPTOP delivers hands-on product reviews, objective comparisons, groundbreaking coverage of the latest tech trends, and insightful interviews with industry leaders. With page after page of the latest mobile gear for work and play, including notebooks, smart phones, handhelds, Wi-Fi, digital cameras, MP3 players A digital music player that supports the MP3 format, which was the audio format that started a revolution in online music downloads and distribution. All portable music players, the iPod being the most popular, support MP3 along with one or more other audio formats. , projectors, and more, LAPTOP continuously provides business travelers, IT professionals, and mobile enthusiasts with the information needed to stay connected effortlessly ef·fort·less  
adj.
Calling for, requiring, or showing little or no effort. See Synonyms at easy.



effort·less·ly adv.
. In addition to the monthly issues, the six specials include Ultimate Mobility, Mobile Entertainment (spring and fall), Ultimate Wireless & Cellular Guide, Gadget Gift Guide, and Mobile Tech Buyer's Guide. LAPTOP and its special issues are published by Bedford Communications, Inc. www.laptopmag.com.

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