SINGAPORE - Citrix Systems, Inc.
and Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE:CPQ) today announced a global systems integration and professional services
agreement that enables Compaq to market and sell Citrix software products on Compaq ProLiant servers, and
provide professional IT services.
The agreement will help large companies deploy server-based computing solutions globally using a proven combination
of software, hardware and services.
According to forecasts from the market research firm International Data Corporation, the worldwide application
server software market will grow to
US$11.3 billion by 2004.
Gary O'Brien, Marketing Director Asia-Pacific, Citrix Systems pointed out that with the help of Compaq's thin client
technology and services, it will help extend Citirix Systems's market penetration and better deliver their application
serving products to a broader marketplace.
Compaq and Citrix will target FORTUNE 100 and FORTUNE Global 100 customers to provide systems integration, installation
and professional services for all of Citrix's software offerings on any ProLiant Compaq servers.
Citrix Systems, Inc.provides application server software and services that offer "Digital IndependenceO"
- the ability to run any application on any device over any connection, wireless to Web. Citrix's solutions enable
organizations of all types, from major enterprises to emerging ASPs, to reach more users, with more applications
and in more locations.