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BIRT Generates Over $45 Million Across 450 Paying Customers, Used by Over 750,000 Developers Worldwide

Actuate Leads in Open Source Business Intelligence in Terms of Business Generated

San Mateo, Calif. – May 5, 2010 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), The people behind BIRT®, today reported key momentum drivers for BIRT. Over the 3 years that commercial offerings based on BIRT have been available, Actuate has generated over $45 million in BIRT-based business, making Actuate the leading open source BI vendor. BIRT adopters consist of over 450 paying customers, including some of the world’s most recognized brand names including HSBC Bank and Fujitsu.

BIRT is an Eclipse Foundation open source project that was founded by and continues to be co-led by Actuate. It is used by about 750,000 developers worldwide and has become the de facto open source environment for presenting compelling data visualizations on the web.

Momentum for BIRT continues. Key BIRT facts for Q1 2010 include:

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The ecosystem supporting BIRT is rich and varied and is supported by BIRT Exchange the most active online BIRT community. Partner companies that have embedded BIRT in their solutions include Wipro, IBM, Cisco, Redhat/Jboss and Sybase. Partner companies have contributed over 40% of the applications on the BIRT Exchange Marketplace, an open software showcase that is making significant strides in adoption and contributions. The Marketplace is a destination where any organization or developer that has embraced BIRT can promote, share or sell BIRT-related applications, solutions and components.

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:

Kate Lynch, Corporate Communications, Actuate
klynch@actuate.com +1.650.678.8658 (mobile)
Jacob Moelter, Market Street Partners
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