With Spotlight on Corporate Bailouts, Web Conferencing Avoids the Embarrassment of Expensive Offsite Meetings

GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar Make it Easy and Cost-Effective to Hold Online Meetings and Trainings of Any Size, Saving Travel and Event Costs

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – November 12, 2008 – As the federal government bails out one corporation after another, there is intense skepticism on the part of everyone from Congressmen to consumers about company expenditures perceived as wasteful luxuries. Expensive meetings at posh resorts have become fodder for universal outrage. But sales meetings, training courses and other functions remain important to business success. What to do? Instead of hosting costly in-person events, companies can demonstrate their thrift by conducting online meetings, conferences and educational events using GoToMeeting® and GoToWebinar® from Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems, Inc.

“Any business can conduct very effective, real-time, interactive meetings and training sessions over the Web for a tiny fraction of the cost of an offsite event,” says Bernardo de Albergaria, vice president and general manager, Global Marketing and eCommerce for Citrix Online. “With these simple yet powerful Web-based services, they can avoid spiraling travel costs, while enhancing their productivity and ability to compete and succeed. It’s a formula for success in any economic environment.”

GoToMeeting is a Web conferencing tool that allows up to 25 people to meet online rather than in a conference room or at a fancy resort. It’s the easiest and most cost-effective way to organize and attend online meetings. Participants can demonstrate anything on their screen in real time to online audiences in multiple locations. GoToWebinar, which is part of the GoToMeeting Corporate offering, enables businesses to plan, present, record and analyze Webinars with up to 1,000 attendees each. For a flat fee as little as $79 per month, businesses can conduct as many large meetings they wish without any overage charges. VOIP and audio conferencing for both PC and Mac are integrated at no cost for a seamless high quality experience.

Building on this promise, Citrix Online is inviting any business to try a single-user Citrix® GoToMeeting® account with unlimited access for 60 days at www.gotomeeting.com/webcommuting.

About Citrix
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 2007 was $1.4 billion.

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