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Appcelerator Platform Becomes Citrix Ready Verified and Ready for Business

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/14 -- Appcelerator, provider of the leading mobile enterprise platform, today announced that it has joined the Citrix Ready® Worx Verified program. Mobile apps built through the Appcelerator Platform can now be featured in the Citrix Worx App Gallery. The Citrix Ready Worx Verified program is part of the Citrix Ready verification program that allows customers to easily identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance Citrix virtualization, networking and cloud services solutions to deliver state-of-the art mobile workspaces. The Appcelerator Platform completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix XenMobile®, providing users the flexibility to use their favorite mobile apps while allowing IT to maintain control over policies.

The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that all apps built on the Appcelerator Platform can be trusted to work effectively with Citrix XenMobile.

Citrix Worx Mobile Apps are a collection of apps that are built for business and include key features, such as data encryption, password authentication, secure lock and wipe, inter-app policies and micro VPNs. IT can find Citrix Worx Mobile Apps in the Worx App Gallery and deliver these apps to devices via XenMobile.

The Appcelerator Platform provides app development & testing, simplified data access through mobile-optimized APIs, and real-time analytics that enterprises need to build a successful mobile app portfolio. Any company using Citrix Worx Mobile Apps can be sure that apps built using the Appcelerator Platform will work smoothly in their mobile app portfolio.

"We are pleased to have Appcelerator join us in the Citrix Ready Worx Verified program," said Greg Fox, senior director, Citrix Ready program. "The Worx Verified program gives customers the ability to choose and deliver the best mobile apps for their users with consistent mobile app security. Apps built with the Appcelerator Platform can now be Worx Verified and available for download to more than 260,000 Citrix enterprise customers and more than 10,000 resellers on the Citrix Worx App Gallery. By taking part in the Citrix Worx App Gallery, Appcelerator has become part of the fastest growing enterprise-ready mobile app ecosystem to support the increasing need in the enterprise to provide secure mobile apps built for business."

"Enterprises are moving quickly into a mobile-first world, and facing a number of changes ranging from infrastructure to security to delivery cycles," said Jonathan Rende, VP of products at Appcelerator. "Thousands of enterprises rely on Citrix for secure, business-ready mobile apps, so it's important that apps built on our platform meet Citrix's criteria and can easily integrate its numerous security capabilities. This announcement reflects our ongoing commitment to building an open and extensible mobile platform."

About Citrix Ready

The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including XenDesktop®, XenApp®, Cloud Portal™, XenServer®, NetScaler®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third-party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates partners who have demonstrated more than 25,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/ready. Reach Citrix Ready using social media via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter.

About Appcelerator
Mobile apps are fast replacing web applications as the way we buy, share, search, learn and collaborate. Appcelerator® helps companies solve for this new mobile reality: delivering native cross-platform apps at the speed of web, mobilizing any data source, and driving success with real-time analytics -- all from an open, cloud-based platform. With the Appcelerator Platform, companies can eliminate point tools to scale mobile across the enterprise, drive innovation by unlocking backend data sources for new app capabilities, and measure the overall usage and success of the entire mobile app portfolio. Appcelerator also provides an award-winning open source mobile development environment, Titanium™. With over 65,000 mobile apps deployed on over 220 million devices, Appcelerator's solutions are backed by the world's largest mobile ecosystem, including more than 590,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and strategic partners, among them Accenture, Cognizant and CSC. More than 70% of Fortune 100 enterprises count on Appcelerator for their mobile success. To learn more, visit www.appcelerator.com

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