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Actuate Broadens Embedded Analytics Solution to Bring the Power of Big Data to Mobile Customers

Embedded Analytics Enhancements Solidifies Actuate’s First Place Position in Dresner Advisory Services 2014 Embedded BI Market Study

Data Driven Summit 2014

LONDON – November 19, 2014 – Today at Data Driven Summit 2014, Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ:BIRT) - The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, announced new features to its Embedded Analytics solution that delivers ease of use, scalability and productivity for global enterprises that need to tap the variety, velocity and volume of big data and deliver real-time actionable information to their customers on any device.

“Embedded Business Intelligence (BI) is critical for user organizations seeking to make business intelligence pervasive and to enable and improve decision making at all levels within their organization,” said Howard Dresner, founder and chief research officer at Dresner Advisory Services. “Organizations are putting great emphasis on the importance of embedded BI technology and we congratulate Actuate on their leading performance in this year’s Embedded BI Market Study.”

Enhanced features to Actuate’s Embedded Analytics solution include:

“Organizations require intelligence from their data to make better, faster business decisions, which is not possible using traditional BI tools,” said Pete Cittadini, president and CEO of Actuate. “The enhanced features in our Embedded Analytics solution - BIRT iHub and BIRT Analytics help customers turn data into intelligence embedded within an application for real-time analysis and actionable visualization on any device.”

Enhancing the Intelligence of Mobile Applications

Today, enterprises are tasked to create smarter applications to deliver business results. With traditional business intelligence tools, it can take weeks or months to create an analytic application. The new features in BIRT iHub 3.1 allows development teams to:

Turning Organizations Hidden Data Into Insights

In a highly competitive market, organizations are required to make fast decisions impacting their business such as avoiding customer churn and anticipating risk.

The new capabilities in BIRT Analytics 5.0 allows business analysts to:

“Our customers require a simple solution to help manage their online data flows from multiple sources,” said Nate Burke, founder and CEO of Diginius. “By leveraging Actuate’s embedded analytics solution with our online sales system, we were able to arm our customers with reporting, dashboards and insights on their ad campaigns and commerce sites performance, helping to improve their sale cycles.”

Actuate Outperforms All Competition in Embedded BI Market

Actuate is the No. 1 ranked vendor in the “Dresner Advisory Services 2014 Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study.” The report examines user perceptions and intentions surrounding Embedded Business Intelligence (BI), the technological capability to make BI capabilities pervasive by including them as an inherent part of other applications.

Of the 24 vendors surveyed in the report, Actuate claimed the “Top Spot” for meeting 100 percent of the Embedded BI architecture requirements, including desktop widgets, Google Gadgets and Python API. Actuate was also ranked as providing superior custom, white-label branding for companies such as banks and telecoms who provide their customers with data driven analytics apps. To learn more about Actuate’s complete infrastructure capabilities, access the report here.

Availability

Actuate’s premier customer event, Data Driven Summit 2014, will be in London on Nov. 19, Frankfurt, Germany on Nov. 20 and New York City on Dec. 3, allowing attendees to see both products and learn about embedded analytics trends and best practices from industry and Actuate experts. Additional information about Actuate’s Embedded Analytics solution is available at www.actuate.com. Follow us on Twitter @Actuate, #DataDrivenSummit.

About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) – The BIRT Company ™

Actuate provides software to more than 3.5 million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT – the open source IDE – and develops BIRT iHub™ – the world-class deployment platform – to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate's BIRT Analytics™delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. The Actuate Customer Communications Suite™ empowers organizations to easily transform, process, personalize, archive and deliver high volume content and individualized correspondence. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.

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Contacts:

Samantha Singh, Director, Corporate Communications, Actuate
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Jacob Moelter, Market Street Partners
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