Deloitte Consulting to utilise Marimba's desktop/mobile management products to streamline Windows 2000 rollout Tuesday 21 August 2001 PDF Print 20 August 2001 - Marimba, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRBA), a leading provider of systems management solutions built for e-business, today announced that Deloitte Consulting, one of the world's leading consulting firms, will use Marimba's Desktop/Mobile Management products to distribute and manage software on 15,000 laptops worldwide. Deloitte Consulting will rely on Marimba to streamline software distribution in conjunction with its Windows 2000 rollout, reducing costs while achieving its quality-of-service objectives. "Our team is charged with the rollout of Windows 2000 and subsequent management of a full suite of custom and shrink-wrapped applications on laptops located all over the world," said Eric Reoli, manager of Global IT Infrastructure for Deloitte Consulting. "Marimba's Desktop/Mobile Management products will allow us to proactively distribute updates to our practitioners' laptops, regardless of location or connection type, and without disruptions to their service." Deloitte Consulting will leverage Marimba's core functionality to achieve its quality-of-service objectives, while containing administration costs. Marimba's functionality includes dynamic byte-level-differencing, checkpoint restart, bandwidth throttling, and advanced Windows 2000 functionality, such as support for MSI packaging. "The need to effectively manage software applications on large numbers of geographically distributed endpoints is a difficult challenge that many enterprises face," said Rich Wyckoff, president and CEO of Marimba. "We are pleased that Deloitte Consulting recognised that Marimba's Desktop/Mobile Management products were capable of meeting that challenge." About Deloitte Consulting Deloitte Consulting is one of the world's leading consulting firms, providing services in all aspects of enterprise transformation, from strategy and processes to information technology and human resources. The firm's professionals help clients, from new economy start-ups to Fortune 1000 global organisations, to create, reinvent and defend their business models by guiding them through the complexities of the evolving digital economy. Deloitte Consulting is part of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, one of the world's leading professional services firms, providing world-class consulting, assurance and advisory, and tax services through nearly 90,000 people in over 130 countries to nearly one-fifth of the world's largest companies, public institutions and successful fast-growing companies. For more information about Deloitte Consulting, visit http://www.dc.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 http://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 Deloitte Consulting's planned use of Marimba's Desktop/Mobile Management products to distribute and manage software on 15,000 laptops worldwide, Deloitte Consulting's streamlining of software distribution in conjunction with its Windows 2000 rollout, and Deloitte Consulting's expected cost reduction while achieving its quality-of-service objectives; certain other technical and performance benefits Deloitte Consulting expects to achieve with Marimba's Desktop/Mobile Management products; and the expectation that Deloitte Consulting will make Marimba's products 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 Deloitte Consulting's deployment, which could be greater than expected; technical challenges specific to Deloitte Consulting's implementation, which could impact whether Deloitte Consulting is able to achieve expected benefits with Marimba's products; and other business factors particular to Deloitte Consulting and Marimba which could impact whether Deloitte Consulting continues to use Marimba's products 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 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. 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