GoToMeeting Wins Gold 2009 Product Leadership Award From

Award Based on Input from Users, Who Praised Ease of Use and Productivity Benefits of the Citrix Online Web Conferencing Tool

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – July 1, 2009 – Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), today announced that its Citrix® GoToMeeting® Online Meeting solution has won the™ Gold 2009 Product Leadership Award in the real-time communications category., part of the TechTarget® network, is a large online community dedicated to IP telephony and unified communications. To determine the award winners, readers were surveyed about products they actually use. Users gave high marks to GoToMeeting’s Online Conference Tool overall, citing its ease of use; ease of installation, configuration and administration; improved end-user productivity, and compatibility with existing systems.

“In seconds, users can download GoToMeeting, connect with colleagues and share information. Users can distribute presentations and collaborate on documents within the confines of a highly secure environment,” reported “Survey respondents said that GoToMeeting was easier to use than other tools they had tried, such as LiveMeeting and WebEx, and consequently they used it several times a week.”

“Many factors, from the economy to the demand for greater flexibility in the workplace are spotlighting the exceptional advantages of online collaboration,” says Elizabeth Cholawsky, vice president for products and client services for Citrix Online. “As shown by this survey, fast and easy interactions over the Web are critical considerations for customers. We are honored by this award as it reinforces the value of our simpler-is-better model for delivering productivity gains and ultimately higher ROI for customers – the most credible judges.”

Now featuring Voice over IP and native support for Macintosh® users, GoToMeeting is the easiest and most cost-effective way to organize and attend online meetings. All You Can Meet® flat-fee pricing includes as many online meetings as desired, at no additional cost. Industry-standard security features ensure that confidential meeting information remains private. With GoToMeeting, anyone can instantly conduct on the fly or scheduled online meetings from anywhere at any time, at the touch of their computer keypad.

To try GoToMeeting at no charge, just activate an account at For more information about Citrix Online, visit

Product Leadership Awards program
Editors at presented more than 300 readers with a survey of nearly 70 unified communications products and services. Survey respondents were asked to select the products they use, and to rate each product according to four different criteria that varied depending on the product or service. For each criterion, respondents gave the product between one (poor) and five (excellent) stars. They also could write in comments about their experiences with that specific product. Winners were based on cumulative responses achieved by calculating each product’s average score. Each criterion was averaged, and then the results were added and averaged to produce the cumulative average score for that product. In each category, the highest average cumulative score received the gold medal, followed by silver and bronze.

About is one of the largest and most active online communities dedicated to IP telephony and unified communications. IT and communications professionals in almost every industry rely on for industry news, technical tips and valuable best practices on implementing and managing IP telephony and deploying and optimizing the advanced unified communications applications that build on a converged network, including video conferencing, collaboration tools, and social networking. More information is available at

About Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) 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.

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