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Castanet

The initial name given to Java-based content delivery software for the Internet and intranets from Marimba. Renamed Desktop/Mobile Management, the software provides application updates and other published content for client machines. In 2004, Marimba was acquired by BMC Software, which supports and further develops the Marimba product line via the renamed Configuration Management portfolio. For more information, visit www.bmc.com. See Bongo.
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Marimba's Castanet product family provides an efficient and reliable infrastructure by which enterprises can distribute, update and manage applications and related data over corporate intranets, extranets and the Internet.
We believe that integrating Marimba's Castanet solution may result in increased efficiency for commerce platforms through automated application updates, and enhanced value by providing highly personalised content delivery services.
But, says Ross, DocService goes further as it provides the ability to determine whether or not the recipient has opened and read the document as well, which is a feature Castanet uses to determine whether or not software has been delivered to a desktop and whether or not it has been installed by the user.
Castanet empowers us to meet both objectives cost-effectively," added Skamser.
Please see two separate press releases also issued today: "Marimba Introduces Performance Management Product Family; New Performance Management Software Monitors Performance and Availability of Web-Based Services and Applications," and "Marimba Modularizes And Significantly Enhances Castanet and Timbale Product Lines; New `Change Management' Product Family Gives Customers Increased Flexibility.
Please see two separate press releases also issued today: "Marimba Brings Internet Expertise to the Systems Management Market; Launches Major New Product Initiatives; Announces New Performance Management Family; Modularizes and Enhances Current Product Offerings," and "Marimba Modularizes and Significantly Enhances Castanet and Timbale Product Lines; New `Change Management' Product Family Gives Customers Increased Flexibility.
The integration of Marimba's Castanet Tuner client software with Toshiba's Confolio Network Computer Products will provide customers with an "out-of-the-box" solution that includes built-in application and information distribution, and maintenance capabilities, ultimately lowering the cost of ownership.
Marimba's Castanet meets all of these requirements and provides the secure electronic distribution and management of software over the web.
Marimba, Castanet and UpdateNow are registered trademarks, and Timbale, Timbale for Server Management and Marimba.