Leisure Link hits the jackpot with Marimba Monday 1 October 2001 PDF Print 1 October 2001 - Marimba, a leading provider of systems management solutions built for e-business, today announced that Leisure Link, the world's largest pay to play amusement machine company, is using its Desktop/Mobile Management products to provide dynamic content to 2000 gaming machines across the UK. Leisure Link has launched 'itbox,' an advanced digital entertainment system that combines the latest quiz and gambling games with a range of innovative content including short films, digital music, and web fulfilled e-commerce applications. The company is using Marimba's Desktop/Mobile Management products to dynamically deliver and update this content to the machines on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. "It is increasingly important to provide regular fresh content to the consumer, and previously the only way to do this was to physically remove and replace machines when they became outdated," commented Duncan Gray, group technology director, Leisure Link. "Marimba, however, allows itbox to be automatically updated with a wide range of new content at any time, saving time and money but, more importantly, delivering better variety and selection and therefore value to our customers." Marimba's technology enables the efficient transfer of data from the company's data centres to each machine via ISDN dial-up connections and ADSL on-line connections. The automated process removes the need for onsite maintenance and ensures that quiz games have the latest questions, daily information is accurate and the freshest content is always available. "Marimba is delighted to help Leisure Link deliver innovative gaming and entertainment machines to the millions who enjoy their machines in the UK," added Adrian Rayner, vice president EMEA for Marimba. "Our Desktop/Mobile Management solution has proved the perfect method for updating and maintaining a wide range of applications and information and will easily scale to support the full roll-out of some 14,000 machines." About Leisure Link Leisure Link is the World's largest provider of out of home entertainment solutions, managing over 90,000 pay to play machines in the UK's leisure retail market. Pay to play machines, including AWP, club and casino gaming machines, video and skill games, pool tables and juke boxes, form an essential revenue stream for all of Leisure Link's customers, who range from pubs, clubs and licensed betting offices, to bingo, family entertainment centres and seaside arcades. Operating at the forefront of technology, Leisure Link is committed to driving investment into the future of out of home entertainment for the 21st century. New technology promises to transform the 'pay to play' market and Leisure Link now has the most technically advanced infrastructure with which to lead the industry into the next generation. About Marimba Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Marimba, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRBA) provides systems management solutions built for e-business. Marimba's Server Management, Desktop/Mobile Management, and Embedded Management product families allow Global 2000 companies to better manage their IT resources, increase operational efficiency and reduce IT 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 concern, among other things, MIM's ability to accelerate software deployments and provide customers with a streamlined methodology to implement Marimba's technology in a structured environment. Those results are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, and 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. Marimba assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release. -ends- Marimba is a registered trademark of Marimba, Inc. in the U.S. and/or certain other countries. Other product, trademark, company or service names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. Jenny Holt AxiCom UK Direct: +44 (0)20 8600 4651 Mob: +44 (0)7730 438 762 Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.axicom.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.