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Actuate Names 2011 BIRT Excellence Award Recipient at ActuateOne Live! San Francisco

AMT Recognized for Their Leading Cloud-Based Business Intelligence and Analytics Deployment

SAN FRANCISCO- ActuateOne Live! - November 3, 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today announced that it has recognized AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology - with a 2011 Excellence Award in the BIRT Implementation category.

AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology won in the BIRT Implementation category by contracting with Actuate to create MTInsight, the state-of-the-art business intelligence platform that runs on BIRT onDemand. In teaming up with Actuate on this project, AMT was able to incorporate the entire body of knowledge into one BI application to allow its users to interact with the data in an easy to use and understandable visual format. With BIRT, AMT’s MTInsight has become the premier stop for market data, trends and intelligence in the manufacturing landscape, increasing their credibility and keeping them at the forefront of the technology sector.

“BIRT onDemand provides AMT and its members with a unique plug-and-play platform. Our team required a solution that could eliminate server management costs and reduce IT involvement, as well as integrating BIRT natively into popular mobile platforms for our large base of end users. The flexibility in delivery model really provided an edge over its competitors,” says Douglas K. Woods, President, AMT. “Overall, MTInsight powered by BIRT onDemand enables our members to resolve their own questions, saving them a huge amount of time and money. With the ability to quickly access and analyze huge data repositories, MTInsight is a game-changing application for the manufacturing industry.”

“AMT was able to leverage BIRT onDemand to create the most interactive and usable BI platform for their industry,” said Nobby Akiha, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Actuate. “MTInsight demonstrates how Actuate and BIRT can help achieve excellence in a short timeframe, assisting AMT’s efforts in helping to spread these best practices within the manufacturing industry.”

Winners of the BIRT Excellence awards will be honored today at ActuateOne Live! in San Francisco, with other events coming up in New York, Paris, London, Frankfurt and Singapore. More information about ActuateOne Live! can be found by visiting Don’t forget to follow the conversation on Twitter by tracking #A1Live.

AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology

Founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association, AMT supports and promotes the U.S. manufacturing technology industry. The association provides U.S. builders of manufacturing systems with the latest information on technical developments, trade and marketing opportunities, and economic issues. It also gathers and disseminates information about world markets, promotes its members' products in those markets, and acts as a representative on manufacturing technology matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world. Visit the AMT web site at or visit the MTInsight web site at

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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