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BIRT Generates Over $50 Million to Date and Continues to Lead Open Source BI Market

Actuate Continues to Make Strides with Further BIRT Momentum

San Mateo, Calif. – August 31, 2010 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence vendor, today reported key momentum drivers for BIRT. In less than 4 years, Actuate has generated over $50 million in BIRT-based revenue, further entrenching the company as the leading force in open source BI.  

  • Momentum for BIRT continues, key facts for Q2 2010 include:
    • Actuate booked over 160 BIRT-based transactions during the quarter;
    • Actuate generated quarterly BIRT-related business of $4.9 million;
    • BIRT-related license business was up over 240% year-over-year;
    • BIRT-based OEM business increased to over $1 million in Q2FY10;
    • Over $4 million of license and first year maintenance business from open source BIRT users to date, including a record of more than $1 million in Q2FY10.
  • BIRT Exchange and BIRT Exchange Marketplace Momentum
    • Over 30,000 community members have registered on BIRT Exchange to date;
    • The BIRT Exchange Marketplace now houses 73 applications, over half of which have been contributed by third parties;
    • Nearly 2,000 app downloads Up 59% from Q1.
  • BIRT onDemand Momentum (since its introduction on February 22, 2010)
    • More than 1,250 accounts have signed up;
    • Over 300 accounts with significant activity;
    • Over 75 accounts uploaded their own BIRT reports.
In addition to the ongoing success around BIRT, Actuate and its value added offerings for BIRT have been recognized as a leader by leading analyst firm, Forrester Research Inc.  In “The Forrester Wave™: Open Source Business Intelligence (BI), Q3 2010” a report created as a global vendor assessment tool, Actuate BIRT is rated as a Leader based on the company’s pure play Business Intelligence.  

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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 Communication 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 and

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