Marimba Updates Castanet

Internet software firm Marimba Inc.
Wednesday released the latest version of its Castanet product suite, which
includes improved security features and a Japanese
version.

Castanet is an enterprise solution designed to provide infrastructure by
which companies can distribute, update, and manage applications and related
data over corporate intranets, extranets, and the
Internet.

Version 4.0.1 includes 128-bit SSL encryption security that authenticates
users, verifies application
authenticity, and helps protect the integrity and confidentiality of data.
The product also offers support for HP-UX and IBM AIX platforms in addition
to its previously supported Sun Solaris, Windows NT, and Windows 95/98
platforms.

The company has also revised its UpdateNow and PublishNow
Software Development Kits (SDKs). The SDKs are comprised of a set of
libraries and application programming interfaces (APIs) that are made to
enable
developers to embed Castanet functionality directly into their applications.

A Japanese-language local version of Castanet is also currently available,
the firm said. It is part of the company’s strategy to be a global provider
of enterprise solutions, Marimba said.

“These new capabilities help organizations to automate and simplify the
management of e-business applications worldwide,” the firm said in a
statement.

U.S. list pricing for a basic Castanet deployment starts at $40,000.

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