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UPDATE 1-Citrix Q3 beats market, ups 2010 rev view

* Q3 adj. EPS $0.52 vs est $0.49

* Q3 rev up 18 pct

* Ups 2010 rev view

* Shares up 1 pct post-mkt

Oct 21 (Reuters) - Infrastructure-software maker Citrix Systems Inc CTXS.O posted better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong sales in the Asia-Pac region, and raised its full-year revenue view for the third time.

For the third quarter, the company, which develops virtualization software that allows a single computer to act like many virtual machines, posted a 43 percent increase in net income at $88 million, or 46 cents a share.

Excluding net tax benefits of about 10 cents a share, the company earned 52 cents a share, beating estimates of 49 cents a share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Revenue rose 18 percent to $472 million. Revenue from Asia-Pacific rose 27 percent in the July-September quarter. [ID:nASA00V8Z]

Analysts were expecting revenue of $458.4 million for the quarter.

The company raised its full-year sales outlook to $2.04-$2.07 billion, from its previous view of $1.81-$1.83 billion.

Shares of the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based company were trading up slightly at $59.11 in extended trade. They closed at $58.42 Thursday on Nasdaq.

The company that rivals VMware Inc VMW.N has seen its stock rise 23 percent since it reported second-quarter earnings on July 28. (Reporting by Sayantani Ghosh in Bangalore; Editing by Unnikrishnan Nair)

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