Citrix Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Magazine's ''Product of the Year'' Award for 2005; The Citrix Application Gateway with Smart Agent Honored for Outstanding Innovation.FORT LAUDERDALE Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. , Fla. -- 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, today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC TMC Technology Marketing Corporation (Norwalk, Connecticut)
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TMC Traffic Management Center (R))'s INTERNET TELEPHONY Another term for IP telephony and VoIP. In the late 1990s, some people made a distinction between Internet Telephony and VoIP: Internet telephony referred to voice over the public Internet, while VoIP referred to voice over private IP networks. (R) magazine (http://www.itmag.com) has named Citrix Application Gateway(TM) with Smart Agent, as a recipient of a 2005 Product of the Year Award. INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the VoIP authority since 1998(TM).
"Citrix is dedicated to bringing innovative converged voice and data applications to customers who want to increase user productivity and improve emergency communications," said Gordon Payne, vice president of marketing, Gateways Group, Citrix. "We are delighted to receive this award from INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine as a testament to how Citrix Smart Agent is changing the way organizations connect telephony and personal computers."
The Citrix Application Gateway with Smart Agent delivers IP Telephony The two-way transmission of voice over a packet-switched IP network, which is part of the TCP/IP protocol suite. The terms "IP telephony" and "voice over IP" (VoIP) are synonymous. applications to users IP telephones and voice enables business applications for knowledge workers. The Citrix(R) Voice Office application suite from Citrix is a set of packaged applications that are an optional feature on the Application Gateway. Voice Office includes Express Directory, Visual Voicemail Visual Voicemail or Random Access Voicemail is the process of adding a visual aspect to mobile phone voicemail and allowing users to listen to their messages in the order of their choice. , Zone Paging, Broadcast Alerts, and Click-to-Call using Citrix Smart Agent technology.
Citrix Smart Agent extends the Citrix Application Gateway to personal computers by voice-enabling business applications on the computer. The first Citrix application to use Smart Agent technology is Click-to-Call, which enables telephone users to dial their desk telephone by simply clicking on linked telephone numbers in e-mail or Web applications in both a Citrix Presentation Server Software from Citrix that provides a timeshared, multiuser environment for Unix and Windows servers. Formerly MetaFrame, Citrix Presentation Server uses the ICA protocol to turn the client machine into a terminal and governs the input/output between the client and server. (TM) and standalone stand·a·lone
Self-contained and usually independently operating: a standalone computer terminal. environments.
"Each year INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine bestows its Product of the Year awards on companies that have demonstrated excellence in technological advancement and application refinements," said Rich Tehrani, group publisher and editor-in-chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY. "Citrix has demonstrated to the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY that its products and services are committed to quality and innovation while addressing real needs in the marketplace."
The Product of the Year Award winners for 2005 are highlighted in the January and February 2006 issues of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.
Celebrating more than 30 years as a leading publisher, Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC(R)) publishes Customer Inter@ction Solutions(R) and INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) magazines, Web portal See portal. TMCnet.com, and the online publications SIP(TM), Speech-World(TM), VoIP Developer(TM), WiFI Telephony See voice over Wi-Fi. (TM), WiMAX(TM), Alternative Power(TM) and BiometriTech(TM). TMC(R) is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC(R) Labs. TMC(R) produces INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Conference & EXPO, VoIP Developer Conference(TM) and Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit(TM). TMC offers live and online certification programs through TMC University. TMCnet.com publishes more than 14 online newsletters. Visit http://www.tmcnet.com for details.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS) is the global leader and most trusted name in on-demand access. More than 160,000 organizations around the world use the Citrix Access Platform 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 http://www.citrix.com.
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