Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), the global leader in access infrastructure solutions, announced today a marketing alliance with Sage Software, the leading provider of business management software and services to small and mid-sized business (SMBs) customers in North America. Sage Software is offering Citrix(R) GoToMyPC(R) remote access service and Citrix GoToMeeting(TM) web-conferencing service to Sage MAS ERP, Sage Accpac ERP, Sage BusinessWorks, Sage PFW, and Sage BusinessVision customers. The value-added services from Citrix will enable Sage Software customers to easily and securely access the full contents of their desktops and collaborate in real time to increase productivity and reduce operational costs.
“These affordable services for access and collaboration give our customers another way to grow their business and enhance productivity,” said Himanshu Palsule, Sage Software senior vice president and general manager, Mid-Market Accounting Solutions (ACS).
Citrix GoToMyPC allows users to securely access desktop applications from a Web browser. This fast, easy and secure remote desktop access service gives SMBs greater flexibility to work from home, at a customer´s site or on the road. Sage Software customers will be able to activate a free trial subscription of GoToMyPC Personal or GoToMyPC Pro, and will benefit from a special subscription rate. Interested Sage Software customers can visit www.gotomypc.com/sageoffer.
With the 30-day free offering of Citrix GoToMeeting online conferencing service, Sage Software customers can collaborate via the Internet with colleagues and business partners, as well as conduct online meetings and presentations, demonstrate products and services to clients, and provide training – all with ease and security. Sage Software customers can activate their free GoToMeeting trial account at www.gotomeeting.com/sageoffer.
“Through this alliance with Sage Software, we offer our mutual SMB customers the tools they need to level the playing field to successfully compete against larger rivals,” said Mike Mansbach, vice president of business development and enterprise marketing, Online Group, Citrix. “GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting enable companies to effectively leverage the Internet to extend sales reach and enhance service quality while lowering costs and shortening the sales cycle.”
Citrix GoToMeeting and GoToMyPC provide companies with fast, secure, highly scalable and reliable connectivity to desktop applications. Redundant systems and 24/7 monitoring helps ensure that GoToMeeting and GoToMyPC services are always available. The services incorporate strong security and data privacy with 128-bit, end-to-end Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) data encryption as standard protection for all sessions.
These market leading services from Online Group, Citrix consistently win best in category awards and citations from leading industry analyst firms and technology opinion leaders, including Frost & Sullivan´s (Best New Web Conferencing Service for 2005), Forrester Research (Emerging Technology Award), and acknowledgement from IDC for GoToMyPC´s market-leadership status in the remote access services market.