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Actuate’s Xenos Enterprise Server Scoops the Document Management 2011 Product of the Year Award, Second Year Running

Document Management Industry Gives the Thumbs-up to Actuate’s Xenos Enterprise Server™

San Mateo, Calif., - October 5 , 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor,today announced that Actuate Xenos Enterprise Server™ was crowned Software Product of the Year at the 2011 Document Management Industry Awards, for the second consecutive year.

The category winners were announced at an awards ceremony attended by several hundred people from the Document Management (DM) industry at the Hotel Russell in London on 29th September 2011. Now in its fifth year, the DM awards have fast established themselves as one of the ‘must-attend’ calendar events for the sector.  Using a combination of online voting and an expert judging panel the awards span a range of product and project categories.  This year saw a significant increase in online votes with social media technologies like Twitter and LinkedIn playing a big part to promote the event and the categories.

The DM Awards are voted for by the readers of Document Manager Magazine and are designed to reward the outstanding products, suppliers and projects of the year. Xenos Enterprise Server fought off stiff competition to win this much coveted award category.

Xenos Enterprise Server simplifies the challenge of designing integrated business information architecture and process flows for both structured and unstructured data. Xenos Enterprise Server delivers organizational control over data and document transformation from a centralized location within the enterprise. This improves operational efficiency, enhances business processes, reduces risk for compliance management and increases employee productivity with lowered total-cost-of-ownership both for the enterprise and for its customers.
Jeff Mills is Vice President EMEA, Actuate – Xenos Group and comments, “We are delighted to have been lined up against such well known industry names and to have emerged victorious as Software Product of the Year.  To do this two years in a row is even more rewarding and is a true endorsement of our relentless focus on delivering quality, enterprise-class, information solutions that simplify structured and unstructured documents and data.” 

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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