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[February 24, 2014]

Citrix and Samsung Deliver Android Enterprise Security on Latest Samsung Galaxy Devices

BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--

Citrix and Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the availability of Citrix XenMobile™ for Samsung KNOX, delivering one of the most advanced Android (News - Alert) security solutions for managing the latest Samsung KNOX-enabled devices. The solution provides enterprise and government institutions with a high level of security controls. Citrix is also the EMM vendor with the largest number of apps verified to run on KNOX-enabled Samsung Galaxy devices.

The integration of Samsung KNOX with XenMobile and other Citrix technologies protect the device, its apps and data, and the networks employees use to access corporate resources-all while giving IT administrators full, centralized visibility and control. Additionally, with just one simple touch, Samsung Galaxy mobile device users can have secure, real time access to all the business tools, including mobile, web, Windows and SaaS (News - Alert) apps, to be productive on the go.

Unlike other EMM vendors, the integration between Citrix and Samsung allows enterprises to deliver a true office experience by providing access to hosted virtual desktops on secured Samsung mobile devices as part of the Samsung Smart Office solution. This is made possible using the Samsung Smart Dock with large screen monitors together with Citrix XenDesktop®, Citrix XenApp®, and Citrix Receiver for Android. This capability allows users' desktop, apps and data to follow them wherever they go, enabling greater device portability and empowering user flexibility and choice.

In addition, Citrix boasts a wide variety of productivity, collaboration and communication apps verified to run on the Samsung KNOX platform. KNOX users can download their favorite Citrix apps, like Citrix Receiver™, Citrix ShareFile®, Citrix GoToMeeting®, Citrix GoToAssist®, Citrix GoToMyPC® and Citrix Podio™ easily from the Samsung KNOX Apps Store.

To learn more about Citrix XenMobile for Samsung KNOX, please visit Citrix in Hall 5, Stand 5A21, or Samsung in Hall 3 at Mobile World Congress on February 24-27 in Barcelona, Spain.

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Injong Rhee, Senior Vice President of KNOX Business, IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics

"Citrix and Samsung are global leaders in transforming enterprise mobility by bringing unprecedented levels of both productivity ad security, without the complexity. Citrix XenMobile for Samsung KNOX allows businesses and government institutions to truly extend best practices and policies to the latest suite of Samsung galaxy devices."


Amit Pandey, Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Platforms Group at Citrix

"Mobile employees are going to use their mobile devices to access corporate information with or without IT. The smartest approach is to make it easy for them to do so through approved and secure methods. Citrix XenMobile for Samsung KNOX makes it easy to manage and secure the latest Android devices while enabling employees to work when and where they like."

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About Citrix

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is a leader in virtualization, networking and cloud infrastructure to enable new ways for people to work better. Citrix solutions help IT and service providers to build, manage and secure virtual and mobile workspaces that seamlessly deliver apps, desktops, data and services to anyone, on any device, over any network or cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive with mobile workstyles. With annual revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million people globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE (News - Alert) systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

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Citrix®, XenMobile™, XenDesktop®, XenApp®, Receiver™, GoToMeeting®, GoToAssist®, GoToMyPC®, Podio™ and ShareFile® are trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.


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