SOURCE: Sage Software

October 15, 2007 09:40 ET

Sage Software and Citrix Deliver Remote Desktop Access and Web Collaboration Tools to Small Businesses

Two New Peachtree Remote Solutions Help Small Businesses Stay Connected With Their Customers, Colleagues and Accountants, From Anywhere

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2007) - Teaming with Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), and a widely recognized leader in remote access and web collaboration services, Sage Software announced today the launch of Peachtree Remote Access powered by GoToMyPC® and Peachtree Online Meeting powered by GoToMeeting®.

"Both Sage Software and Citrix Online are keenly focused on providing small business owners with the services they need to more efficiently manage and grow their companies," said Andrew Goldberg, senior director of strategic marketing, Sage Software. "With Peachtree Remote Access, employees are empowered to securely access their entire desktop PC, including their Peachtree applications in real time, on demand from anywhere. With the additional Peachtree Online Meeting service, small businesses can share information and increase productivity, including strengthening their working relationships with outside consultants such as an accountant, by working on business finances together online."

"Sage Software and Citrix Online have teamed up to deliver a powerful combination of productivity solutions designed to address the unique needs of small businesses," said Mike Mansbach, vice president of product marketing and business development, Citrix Online. "Sage understands that small businesses want sensible, easy-to-use and easy-to-manage solutions that fit seamlessly into their work environment -- technology that just works."

Peachtree Remote Access, powered by Citrix Online's award-winning GoToMyPC, enables users to remotely log onto their office PCs from any other Internet-connected computer to access all their applications and files. This fast, easy and secure remote access service gives small businesses greater flexibility to work from home or on the road, improving operational productivity and efficiency.

Sage Software offers two versions of Peachtree Remote Access to accommodate small businesses of different sizes. Peachtree Remote Access is for individual professional users. Peachtree Remote Access Pro is for small businesses that have employees and includes Web-based administration features for up to 20 users.

Peachtree Online Meeting powered by GoToMeeting, enables small businesses to host meetings online and collaborate with others by sharing their computer screens. Easy to use and affordable, Peachtree Online Meeting saves time and reduces travel costs. Users can support, demonstrate, train or consult with up to ten remote participants in an online meeting.

These new remote desktop and web collaboration services are available as a part of Peachtree Remote Solutions which also includes Peachtree Web Accounting, introduced in 2001. Peachtree Web Accounting allows small businesses to remotely access information contained in their desktop Peachtree Accounting package, such as inventory, the General Ledger and customer information. The new Peachtree Remote Access provides access to the Peachtree Accounting package and the entire desktop, including email, files, programs and network resources.

Peachtree by Sage customers can try Peachtree Remote Access and Peachtree Online Meeting free for thirty days by registering at http://www.peachtree.com/remotesolutions/

At the end of the 30-day free trial, customers may cancel the service with no further obligation or automatically continue the service at special Sage Software pricing.

About Citrix Online

Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), is a leading provider of easy-to-use, on-demand applications for remote desktop access, Web conferencing and collaboration. Its award-winning services, which are used by more than 22,000 businesses and hundreds of thousands of individual subscribers, include: Citrix® GoToMyPC® for remote PC access; Citrix® GoToAssist® for live remote support; Citrix® GoToMeeting® for online meetings; and Citrix® GoToWebinar™ for do-it-yourself Web events. Based in Santa Barbara, California, Citrix Online has offices around the world. For more information, please visit www.citrixonline.com.

About Sage Software

Sage Software supports the needs, challenges and dreams of nearly 2.8 million small and mid-sized business customers in North America through easy-to-use, scalable and customizable software and services. Our products support accounting, operations, customer relationship management, human resources, time tracking, merchant services and the specialized needs of the construction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit and real estate industries. Sage Software is a subsidiary of The Sage Group plc, a leading international supplier of accounting and business management software solutions and related products and services for small and mid-sized businesses. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and the Group now has 5.4 million customers and employs over 13,000 people worldwide. For more information, please visit the Web site at www.sagesoftware.com/moreinfo or call (866) 308-2378.

Citrix®, GoToMyPC®, GoToMeeting®, GoToAssist® and GoToWebinar™ 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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