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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., - March 11, 2002 - Marimba, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRBA), a leading provider of systems management solutions built for e-business, today announced that it will feature its Embedded Management products at the Embedded Systems Conference on March 13-15, 2002 in San Francisco. Conference attendees may visit Marimba in Exhibit Booth #1638.

Marimba's Embedded Management products help ISVs, server appliance, and home networking vendors accelerate time to market, reduce support costs, and improve quality of service. These customers use Marimba's solution to embed management capabilities into their products, allowing them to transparently deliver and install updates to end-points in the form of OS updates, application fixes, and new features.

The Embedded Systems Conference focuses on the latest innovations and everything that's going on in the embedded industry. It also provides opportunities for engineers, developers, and project managers to learn more about the latest technologies and discover practical embedded solutions. More information about the conference in San Francisco is available at: http://www.esconline.com/sf/.

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 888-800-5444, or visit our Web site at

www.marimba.com.

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