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Citrix Announces General Availability of MetaFrame Secure Access Manager 2.2

  • 18 March, 2004 14:24

<p>FYI – Citrix has announced the newest version of Citrix MetaFrame Secure Access Manager, Version 2.2 which provides secure access to critical business information over the Web from both inside and outside corporate networks. It enables SSL-based synchronisation for Microsoft Outlook and increased control of user access.</p>
<p>The latest version is available now for current Citrix customers with Subscription Advantage. The updated box product will be available locally on 21 May 2004. Subscription Advantage customers should contact their authorised accessPARTNER or contact Citrix Customer Care at +61 2-8870-0899 for more information or to purchase the product.</p>
<p>Pricing remains the same as with the previous version, a 50-user concurrent license starter system begins at a suggested retail price of US$7,250.</p>
<p>If you require further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Skye Eggleton or Sally Robards on +61 2 9904 4533 or pr@howorth.com.au.</p>
<p>MEDIA RELEASE</p>
<p>Citrix Announces General Availability of MetaFrame Secure Access Manager 2.2</p>
<p>- SSL-based Microsoft Outlook Synchronisation and Increased User Access Control Now Available -</p>
<p>FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – 18 March, 2004 – Citrix Systems, Inc., the global leader in access infrastructure solutions, today announced the general availability of Citrix® MetaFrame® Secure Access Manager, Version 2.2, which provides secure access to critical business information over the Web from both inside and outside corporate networks. The latest version of the product supports increased mobility and flexibility by enabling access to Microsoft Outlook® synchronisation and offering workers the ability to choose between using an existing portal, an intranet and/or Web pages as alternative user interfaces – in addition to MetaFrame Secure Access Manager’s “access centre” – based on their specific enterprise requirements.</p>
<p>“As Citrix access infrastructure continues to provide the foundation for our customers’ access strategies, we’ve seen increasing demand for access to synchronisation of Microsoft Outlook and support for alternative user interfaces,” said Chris Richner, Citrix Practice Director at Integration Technologies, Inc. “The additions to MetaFrame Secure Access Manager present an excellent opportunity to expand our business to better address the needs of both our existing clients and new customers seeking a comprehensive, flexible, secure enterprise access solution.”</p>
<p>MetaFrame Secure Access Manager is the most cost-effective access infrastructure solution, providing fast deployment and secure, single-point access to aggregated information over the Web based on job roles and access policies – without compromising security or ease of access. MetaFrame Secure Access Manager 2.2 includes the following new benefits:</p>
<p>· Access to Microsoft Outlook Synchronisation – Enables mobile workers to securely synchronise a locally installed Outlook application from anywhere, whether connected over the Web or within the enterprise;</p>
<p>· Access to “Alternative User Interfaces” – Allows administrators to securely integrate existing intranets, Web pages and enterprise portals into their access infrastructure while leveraging Secure Access Manager’s role-based access control, MetaFrame Presentation Server integration, and SSL-based secure connectivity.</p>
<p>MetaFrame Secure Access Manager is the most cost-effective way to get secure remote access over the Web to any application, IT service or information source. Using a powerful set of easy-to-use, wizard-driven configuration tools, IT administrators can centrally control and manage access based on corporate policies, and set parameters for how IT services are used by all of their customers – no matter their job function or user location.</p>
<p>MetaFrame Secure Access Manager 2.2 is part of the Citrix MetaFrame Access Suite, access infrastructure for the on-demand enterprise that centralises access to applications and information, enabling IT staffs to deliver, manage, monitor and measure enterprise resources on demand. MetaFrame Secure Access Manager 2.2 provides seamless integration with Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server, the foundation of the suite, as well as the other products that comprise the suite.</p>
<p>Pricing and Availability -
The English-language version of MetaFrame Secure Access Manager 2.2 is currently available. The same as with the previous version of the product, a 50-user concurrent license starter system begins at a suggested retail price of US$7,250 and includes a server license and Citrix Subscription AdvantageÔ, a service offering automatic, priority access to the latest product upgrades and enhancements. Citrix MetaFrame Secure Access Manager 2.2 is also available as part of the entire Citrix MetaFrame Access Suite, which comes in three bundled pricing options – the Suite Edition for new customers, the Step-Up Edition for existing customers, and the Migration Edition for MetaFrame 1.8 customers.</p>
<p>For more information about Citrix MetaFrame Secure Access Manager, please visit http://www.citrix.com/secureaccess.</p>
<p>About Citrix -</p>
<p>Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS) is the global leader in access infrastructure solutions and the most trusted name in secure access for enterprises and individuals. Nearly 50 million people in more than 120,000 organisations around the world use Citrix every day. Our software gives people secure and well-managed access to business information wherever it lives—on demand. Citrix customers include 100% of the Fortune 100 companies, 99% of the Fortune 500, and 92% of the Fortune Global 500. Based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Citrix has offices in 22 countries, and more than 7,000 channel and alliance partners in more than 100 countries. For more information visit http://www.citrix.com.</p>
<p>For Citrix Investors -</p>
<p>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 the company’s business involving the company’s products, their development and distribution, economic and competitive factors and the company’s key strategic relationships and 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.</p>
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<p>Citrix®, MetaFrame® and Citrix Subscription AdvantageÔ are registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft® and Outlook® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.</p>

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