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Actuate Launches Global Contest for BIRT Developers

Actuate, the Founder and Co-leader of the BIRT Open Source Project to Award Prizes for Innovative BIRT Plug-ins

San Mateo, Calif., September 1, 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leader in open source Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that the company has launched a global contest for BIRT developers. The contest will award prizes to developers who build the most impressive BIRT plug-ins that leverage BIRT’s numerous extension points.  Extensibility is a key principle of the BIRT project and the contest gives developers the chance to demonstrate and be rewarded for showcasing the data source, business logic, visualization and content rendering extensibility of BIRT.

BIRT plug-in submissions will be accepted starting today, September 1st.  Example types include:

The contest is open to everyone.  Details plus terms and conditions are available at  The deadline for submission will be October 15th, after which four winners will be announced.  To find out more email

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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