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Citrix Brings Web Application Firewall Capabilities to the Cloud

Employees today must be able to work from anywhere. And IT needs to ensure the applications they require to get things done are delivered in a secure and reliable manner. To help on both fronts, Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) today launched Citrix® Web App and API Protection™, a new, cloud-delivered service that provides comprehensive security for applications and APIs in multi-cloud environments.

“Cloud-based security solutions are a fast, easy and cost-effective way to do this, and with the enhancements to our web application firewall offerings, we can simplify and speed the process.”

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“The flexible models for work and multi-cloud application deployment that companies must now support have greatly expanded the attack surface that IT needs to defend,” said Mihir Maniar, Vice President of Product Management, Networking, Citrix. “Cloud-based security solutions are a fast, easy and cost-effective way to do this, and with the enhancements to our web application firewall offerings, we can simplify and speed the process.”

A Comprehensive and Consistent Approach

With Citrix Web App and API Protection, IT organizations of all sizes can provide holistic protection from cyber threats and enable a consistent security posture across multi-cloud environments. Built on Citrix Web App Firewall™ and enhanced with volumetric DDoS protection and expanded machine learning capabilities, the service allows IT to:

  • Define application and API-specific security to safeguard against OWASP top 10 and zero-day attacks.
  • Leverage one of the world's largest scrubbing networks to protect applications from large DDoS attacks.
  • Reduce security configuration errors and simplify visibility and governance across multi-cloud environments.
  • Easily configure rules and policies and adjust them as application security requirements change.
  • Secure applications fast wherever they are deployed without added infrastructure or operational complexity.
  • Scale in minutes with simple license upgrades.

“Applications and APIs are among the most valuable—and vulnerable—assets a company has and protecting them has never been more challenging,” Maniar said. “Citrix is committed to providing our customers with next-generation tools to protect against both known and unknown application attacks along with intelligence to allows for faster remediation.”

Click here to learn more about Citrix’s market-leading WAF solutions and the value they can deliver.

About Citrix

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is powering a better way to work with unified workspace, networking, and analytics solutions that help organizations unlock innovation, engage customers, and boost productivity, without sacrificing security. With Citrix, users get a seamless work experience and IT has a unified platform to secure, manage, and monitor diverse technologies in complex cloud environments. Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 98 percent of the Fortune 500.

For Citrix Investors:

This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and 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 impact of the global economy and uncertainty in the IT spending environment, revenue growth and recognition of revenue, products and services, their development and distribution, product demand and pipeline, economic and competitive factors, the Company's key strategic relationships, acquisition and related integration risks as well as 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. The development, release and timing of any features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion and is subject to change without notice or consultation. The information provided is for informational purposes only and is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions or incorporated into any contract.

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Contacts

Media Contact:
Karen Master
Citrix
+1 216-396-4683
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