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Actuate Named to Information Management’s “40 Vendors We’re Watching in 2011” List

Actuate Recognized for Leading Open Source and SaaS-Based Business Intelligence

San Mateo, Calif., April 21, 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today announced the company’s inclusion in Information Management’s list of ‘40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011’. The list shines a spotlight on the most compelling software and service providers that are driving innovation, growth and efficiency in the way enterprises manage data and information.

Information Management magazine editors selected Actuate to its ’40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011‘ list for being among the first enterprise software vendors strategically committed to open source. Editors recognize that Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) project; offers value added premium BI, performance management and server products built on BIRT and has spearheaded BIRT onDemand, a cloud-based deployment and development environment for visualization across formats and devices. Actuate is also recognized for fostering and supporting a flourishing community of BIRT developers.

This year's ‘40 Vendors We're Watching’ offers a unique window on a fast-changing industry. "Agility is one of the main differentiators in our list this year," says Information Management Editor-in-Chief Julie Langenkamp. "Providers that offer rapid deployment of easy-to-use tools suited to a broad audience are very much in demand."

The 40 vendors were chosen by Information Management magazine's editors from among hundreds of prospects. The editors' decisions were based on close reporting and analysis of market activity, including corporate IT buying patterns, new product releases, and technology trends. Among other things, in assembling the list, the editors drew upon an extensive series of interviews with leading IT professionals and analysts. Information Management, a SourceMedia brand, reaches more than 200,000 information technology and data professionals each month through its magazine, website, and online events.

“We are honored to be recognized on Information Management magazine’s ‘40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011” list’,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of marketing at Actuate. “This accolade underscores Actuate’s commitment to providing a unified Business Intelligence environment that adds value to the open source BIRT initiative and is flexible enough to effectively keep pace with the emerging trends in Business Intelligence.”

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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Samantha Singh, Director, Corporate Communications, Actuate
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