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Get Started with BIRT Contest Winners Announced at ActuateOne Live! Paris

Actuate Honors Developers That Leverage BIRT’s Numerous Extension Points

Paris, France- ActuateOne Live! - November 15, 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today honored the winners of the ‘“Get Started With BIRT” contest. The global contest awards prizes to developers who build the most impressive BIRT plug-ins. The winning entries were selected by a panel of judges comprised of members of the BIRT developer community who evaluated entries on their ability to leverage the data source, business logic, visualization and content rendering extensibility of BIRT.

The contest generated many quality submissions, all of which add to the wide range of BIRT plug-ins, report packs, data drivers, discussion forums and other resources available on BIRT Exchange and the BIRT Exchange Marketplace to developers looking to kick start their Business Intelligence and information applications. The winning entries in alphabetical order are:

Each winning developer was awarded an iPad 2 32GB. To download or get more detail about the winning entries and the best runners-up visit: http://www.birt-exchange.com/be/BIRT-Dev-Contest-winners. To learn about submitting a plug-in, app or other BIRT-related content please visit: http://www.birt-exchange.org/org/wiki/index.php?title=Guidelines_for_Posting_DevShare_Content and http://www.birt-exchange.com/be/marketplace/submit-your-app/. (Note: New submissions are not eligible for the contest.)

“We congratulate all four of the winners of the Get Started with BIRT contest for the quality of their work and for serving as catalysts for the BIRT community,” said Pete Cittadini, Actuate’s CEO and President. “The winners have added to the wealth of resources available for our customers and other BIRT developers to be successful with their BIRT implementations.”

Winners of the global Get Started with BIRT contest will be honored today at ActuateOne Live! in Paris, with events coming up in London, Frankfurt and Singapore. More information about ActuateOne Live! Customer Days can be found here. Don’t forget to follow the conversation on Twitter by tracking #A1Live.

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 actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.

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