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Marimba's Server Management Solution Distributes and Installs
Resonate Software to UNIX and Windows NT Servers

Marimba, Inc., a leading provider of Internet infrastructure management
solutions, and Resonate Inc., a leading provider of Internet Services
Management (iSM) solutions, today announced a partnership to enable
customers to efficiently deploy applications over the Internet. Through
partnership, Marimba's Timbale for Server Management software and
Central Dispatch will provide a scalable software distribution and traffic
management solution to service providers, Web hosters, and large
with co-located server farms. Marimba and Resonate have also entered into
joint marketing and sales activities.

Marimba's Timbale for Server Management simplifies the deployment of
software across widely distributed server farms in remote data centres or
co-location centres. Precise, powerful control features let administrators
easily establish how, when, and where software is distributed and
Resonate's Central Dispatch is a LAN-based traffic management product that
provides consistent, reliable availability and performance by enabling
multiple IP-based servers clustered on a LAN to act as a single, scalable
and easily managed system. With software agents resident on every server,
Resonate's Central Dispatch monitors a system's health and availability.
software solution then directs user requests to the server best able to
optimise service levels.

With a single, consolidated management view of enterprise server
applications, Marimba's Timbale solution helps customers to rapidly
integrate Resonate's software functionality into the enterprise
infrastructure. This helps to ensure the delivery of consistent,
high-quality services to the end-user. And, finally, administrators can
quickly take advantage of Resonate's powerful and easily-scalable traffic
management functionality to provide predictable service levels for

"Streamlined software deployment with Timbale, and the traffic management
functionality with Resonate Central Dispatch, will help service providers
and large infrastructure enterprises to cost-effectively maintain highly
responsive user services," said Steve McDermott, vice president of
development for Marimba. "This partnership is another example of how
can be integrated into customers existing infrastructure."

"Enterprises are increasingly adopting strategies to centralise server
software distribution as they face the challenges of managing large,
dispersed, and complex server environments," said Karen Styres, vice
president of marketing for Resonate. "Through our partnership with
our customers who have large, geographically distributed server locations
can efficiently and securely distribute and install Resonate software as
part of their overall server management strategy with Marimba."

About Resonate

Resonate (NASDAQ: RSNT) Internet Services Management (iSM) software and
services solutions ensure maximum service levels for e-business
and infrastructures. Resonate's iSM is the first complete solution that
integrates system, application and traffic management technology to
intelligently monitor and take policy-based, real-time corrective action
across all aspects of the infrastructure. This unique combination of
functionality ensures high availability and predictable performance while
offering powerful differentiated service level capabilities. Hundreds of
customers worldwide, including Bank of America, Charles Schwab, Chase
Manhattan Corporation, Citibank, DoubleClick, E*TRADE, Federal Express and
Johnson & Johnson, among others, rely on Resonate's patented distributed
software and services for their mission-critical, e-business initiatives.
Resonate is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information
about how Resonate is "Keeping E-Business Open for Business(tm)," visit

About Marimba

Marimba is a leading provider of Internet infrastructure management
solutions, enabling companies to leverage the Internet to deliver more
powerful and cost-effective content, applications, and services to their
customers, employees, and business partners. From Timbale for servers, to
Castanet for desktops, and UpdateNow for devices, Marimba provides
management solutions for the full range of Internet computing models.
Marimba's Managed Service Provider (MSP) offerings provides content
delivery, performance monitoring, and reporting services that are accessed
over the Internet and sold on a subscription basis. Marimba is
in Mountain View, California, and can be reached at +44 118 949 7060, or
email at For more information visit our Web site at

This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning
of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the safe harbors
by these sections. These forward-looking statements concern, among other
things, the ability of Marimba's Timbale for Server Management and
Resonate's Central Dispatch products to work together to provide a
efficient, cost-effective and secure software distribution and traffic
management solution; the ability of service providers and large
to cost-effectively maintain highly responsive service levels; and the
competitive advantage and specific technical and performance benefits end
users may expect from these products. Those results are subject to a
of risks and uncertainties, including the technical challenges specific to
the applicable products, which could impact whether end users are able to
achieve expected benefits using the Timbale-Central Dispatch solution; and
other business factors particular to Marimba and Resonate. Actual results
may differ materially due to these and other factors. The matters
in this press release also involve risks and uncertainties described from
time to time in Marimba's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. In particular, see the Risk Factors described in Marimba's
recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form
10-Q. Marimba assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking
information contained in this press release.

Marimba, Castanet and UpdateNow are registered trademarks, and Timbale and
Timbale for Server Management are trademarks, of Marimba, Inc. in the U.S.
and/or certain other countries. Resonate is a registered trademark, and
Resonate Central Dispatch and Keeping E-Business Open for Business are
trademarks of Resonate Inc. Other product, trademark, company, or service
names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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