Selectica Signs OEM Partnership Agreement with Marimba to Enhance Mobile Application Synchronization Tuesday 1 May 2001 PDF Print Marimba's Desktop/Mobile Technology to be Integrated into Selectica's Internet Selling System Marimba, Inc. a leading provider of systems management solutions built for e-business, and Selectica, a leading provider of Internet Selling Systems (ISS) for e-business, today announced a strategic licensing agreement to integrate Marimba's desktop and mobile technology into Selectica's ACE Mobile product suite. As a result, Selectica mobile users will be able to efficiently receive and distribute the most current applications and product information in a secure and reliable environment. "By teaming with Marimba, we are leveraging Marimba's software reliability, built-in bandwidth efficiency, and security with our market-proven ISS functionalities to deliver a complete mobile solution that is easy to deploy and maintain," said Dr. Sanjay Mittal, executive vice president of engineering and CTO of Selectica. "Selectica is committed to providing our customers with a comprehensive and flexible e-business solution." Leverage Core Competency Selectica's ACE Mobile provides companies with a set of configuration tools that allows them to sell and support complex products and services through untethered devices such as laptops and kiosks. The integration will extend Selectica's existing needs assessment capabilities, feature comparisons, product configuration, pricing and quoting services with Marimba's remote management and software updating capabilities. Using Marimba's desktop and mobile solution, all updates to the software can be completed in an automatic, transparent, and bandwidth-efficient manner. By relying on this combined solution, Selectica customers can provide their worldwide users with the most current product information on their desktops and laptops, effectively providing information integrity across the enterprise. "Providing premier tools to IT professionals is critical in our customers' efforts to achieve top performance with their systems management software," said Rich Wyckoff, senior vice president of worldwide marketing for Marimba. "Selectica's application suite, combined with Marimba's desktop and mobile management technology, will enable Selectica to extend its Web services, and allow customers to better manage applications and content to remote users." About Selectica Selectica, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTC) is a leading provider of Internet Selling Systems (ISS) that transform the way companies sell, service, and compete. Selectica's ISS is a comprehensive application suite that accelerates the process of selecting, configuring, pricing, and purchasing complex products and services with great efficiency and accuracy. The Selectica solution has the ability to positively impact productivity across all sales channels by improving every step of the sales process - from needs analysis and product configuration, to order capture and renewals. Selectica's customers include industry leaders such as BMW, Cisco Systems, Dell Computer, Hewlett-Packard, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Juniper Networks, and Rockwell Automation. Selectica is headquartered in San Jose, CA. The company's web site is located at www.selectica.com. About Marimba Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Marimba, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRBA) provides systems management solutions built for e-business. From change management to performance management software, Marimba's extensive Internet expertise allows Global 2000 companies to better manage their resources, increase efficiency and reduce costs. For more information, please call +44 118 949 7060, or visit our web site at www.marimba.com. 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 created by these sections. These forward-looking statements include: the ability of Selectica mobile users to efficiently receive and distribute the most current applications and product information in a secure, transparent, bandwidth-efficient and reliable manner; the ability of Selectica to extend its Web services and allow customers to better manage applications and content to remote users by using Marimba technology; certain other technical and performance benefits Selectica expects to achieve with Marimba's technology; and the expectation that Selectica will make Marimba technology part of its standard infrastructure. Those results are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including the remaining time and effort required to complete Selectica's deployment of Marimba technology, which could be greater than expected; technical challenges specific to Selectica's implementation of Marimba technology, which could impact whether Selectica is able to achieve expected benefits with Marimba's technology; and other business factors particular to Selectica which could impact whether it continues to use Marimba's technology in the future. Actual results may differ materially due to these and other factors. The matters discussed 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 most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10Q. 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