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Actuate and Talend Collaborate to Deliver Open Source BI Solution

Market Leaders Delivering Scalable Data Integration, Powerful Data Visualization and Cost-Effective Deployment and Maintenance

TDWI World Conference, Las Vegas, NV—February 14, 2011—
Talend, a global open source software leader, today announced an alliance with Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), the people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor. Under this technology alliance, Talend is the preferred provider of data integration and data quality solutions for migrating data on the recently launched BIRT onDemand. Talend’s solutions are also referenced under Actuate’s BIRT Exchange Marketplace.
 
Talend and Actuate are together solving the critical issue of how to rapidly, accurately and cost efficiently extract, transform, cleanse and load growing volumes of data within organizations into meaningful and actionable analytics and reports. Talend’s solutions provide advanced capabilities that dramatically improve the productivity of data integration design and deployment. BIRT onDemand provides a unique Platform as a Service (PaaS), plug-and-play platform for BIRT-based BI applications. Using BIRT onDemand, organizations can incrementally add new BI capabilities quickly. With Talend’s data integration solutions, BIRT onDemand users now have a simple and affordable way to upload and synchronize their data, enabling IT organizations to quickly and easily deliver the power of data visualization, including dashboards and analytics, to business users in all corners of an organization. 

“The growth of data in every organization continues unabated, making powerful data integration and business intelligence a must have for all companies, regardless of their size or IT budget,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of marketing at Actuate. “The hundreds of thousands of people that use both BIRT and Talend’s unmatched data integration products demonstrate that open source based solutions are providing very relevant capabilities. The alliance between our two companies will only deliver greater value to our customers.”

Talend’s flagship product, Talend Open Studio is the most open, innovative and powerful data integration solution on the market and is downloadable as a packaged, out-of-the-box, ready to install tool. By automating the data integration, migration and synchronization processes, Talend Open Studio eliminates the need to hand code jobs and the need for highly technical resources. Talend Integration Suite is a subscription service that extends Talend Open Studio with professional grade technical support and additional enterprise-class features.

“Actuate shares with Talend the mission of democratizing the software market through easy-to-use powerful and cost effective solutions that end the domination of proprietary technologies,” said Yves de Montcheuil, vice president of marketing at Talend. “Our increased collaboration with Actuate will ensure that both companies continue to deliver innovative products that address the most critical data integration and business intelligence issues that companies must address to remain competitive.”

For tutorials on utilizing Talend within BIRT onDemand, please go here: http://www.birtondemand.com/Talend-For-BIRT

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 actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.

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