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Actuate and CoreMatrix to Develop Rich Visualizations for Salesforce.com Customers

Actuate and CoreMatrix Deliver Business Intelligence to the Cloud

San Mateo, Calif.,  – August 30 , 2011 –
Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor and CoreMatrix Systems®, a leading cloud computing consulting company and premier implementation partner of Salesforce.com, today announced that they have formed a strategic alliance. 

As part of the alliance, CoreMatrix and Actuate will collaborate to develop a BIRT-based application integrated with Salesforce.com.  The application will present Salesforce.com end users with interactive dashboards, real-time reporting and analysis for sales, pipeline, account and user data – all in the cloud.

"As a premier partner of Salesforce.com we are highly selective when deciding which companies to align ourselves with.  We recognized early on that Actuate's BIRT-based applications for BI and rich visualizations are the clear industry leaders, which made our decision an easy one," said Ernie Megazzini, vice president, Cloud Strategy at CoreMatrix.  "Actuate and BIRT provide rich, interactive visualizations to companies wanting to harness the value of BI and the proliferation of the Eclipse development environment to better manage their enterprise.  We look forward to collaborating on delivering best-of--breed BI solutions for Salesforce.com data."

"We are excited to be working with CoreMatrix as they are on the leading edge of cloud computing consulting and implementation," said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president, Marketing, Actuate.  "With more than 1,200 Salesforce.com implementations, CoreMatrix has a wealth of expertise that, when paired with the power of Actuate and BIRT, will be a great asset to Salesforce.com customers looking for richer visualizations to present their customer information."

About CoreMatrix Systems
CoreMatrix (www.corematrix.com) is a leading provider of cloud computing consulting, systems integration, custom application development, and support services for mid-sized to Fortune 500 companies. With experience gained from more than 1,200 cloud computing engagements, CoreMatrix is dedicated to helping customers achieve their objectives and obtain the greatest value from their investments. Customer examples include: American Express® Travel Management Services, 20/20 Companies®, PharmaNet, Wyndham Hotels, Transocean, GTECH®, Citrix® and WebMD®.

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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