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Actuate Announces India Launch

First India BIRT Roadshow to Take Place in Bangalore on August 26

Bangalore, India, July 21, 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leader in open source Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that the company is planning to expand its presence in India by hosting events, engaging with key partners and providing resources to the growing number of Indian software developers already using BIRT to build Business Intelligence, data visualizations and information delivery applications.

Actuate is bringing its BIRT events to India to give India’s large developer population access to the same resources and education already benefiting over 5,500 BIRT Roadshow registrants in APAC, EMEA, and North America. The first of these events, the BIRT Roadshow in Bangalore, is a free, half day event that introduces BIRT and demonstrates how developers and IT managers can leverage BIRT to quickly create data-driven reports, web pages, and compelling information visualizations using its visual drag-and-drop design environment. Participants will also receive training and software material, evaluation licenses and demos of the BIRT design environment. The event serves as a great orientation to BIRT, the Eclipse Foundation Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools open source project sponsored by Actuate.

The Bangalore BIRT Introductory Roadshow will show attendees how to use BIRT and ActuateOne to build a new generation of rich information applications. Attendees can expect to:

“A significant proportion of the BIRT community is based in India and we have seen a groundswell of support from application developers in India using BIRT to build custom BI, data visualization and information delivery applications,” said Pete Cittadini, Actuate’s President and CEO.  “We are looking forward to engaging more closely with this dynamic and important IT community, making sure they are successful with BIRT and ensuring they will be the first to hear about our future plans.”

Register via this link: http://www.actuate.com/ap/info/BIRTRoadshowBangalorePR

Event Details
Date: Friday 26th August, 2011
Time: 9:00am-13:00pm IST
Location: Vivanta by Taj - M G Road, 41/3, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore
Cost: Complimentary
Agenda: http://www.actuate.com/ap/resources/assets/?articleid=22503

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
ssingh@actuate.com +1.650.645.3078
Jacob Moelter, Market Street Partners
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