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Actuate Named Key SaaS Player in Montclair Advisors' 2012 SaaS Top 250 Report

San Mateo, Calif., – February 14, 2013 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined – today announced it has been recognized as a member of the 2012 Global SaaS Top 250 company listing by Montclair Advisors.

“Actuate, like all 2012 SaaS 250 companies, has excelled in developing innovative cloud based products to meet evolving business needs,” said Kevin Dobbs, Managing Partner at Montclair Advisors. "Montclair Advisors congratulates Actuate for its remarkable SaaS achievements.”

Actuate makes enterprise level Business Intelligence (BI) available for everyone through BIRT onDemand, a robust Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering based upon ActuateOne. Using BIRT onDemand, organizations can incrementally add new BI capabilities quickly and transparently to meet end user demand. Underpinned by BIRT iHub, organizations can access data in any format—including Big Data—and provide users with unprecedented access to this data on demand.

“As an organization, we strive to provide our customers with a flexible environment to build, deploy, and access their data—wherever they are,” said Nobby Akiha, SVP of Marketing at Actuate. “BIRT onDemand offers a turnkey, fully managed, scalable and customizable Cloud BI solution, so end-users can invest their time and money into delivering business insights rather than managing their IT environment.”

The SaaS Top 250 debuted in 2010 providing a comprehensive view of the leading companies that make up the dynamic Cloud-based software market. The selected companies are comprised of start-ups, as well as notable public SaaS firms who are leading the pure and hybrid SaaS categories globally.

Montclair Advisors

Montclair Advisors provides personalized Software-as-a-Service advisory services designed to help SaaS-based and non-SaaS-based software companies optimize their business models, improve revenues, control costs and deliver world-class software. Montclair develops the leading report on the top 250 SaaS companies globally and provides strategic analysis trusted by industry leaders. Located in Oakland, California, the Montclair team offers critical insights and SaaS-related solutions addressing products, revenues and strategy. The results allow software companies to improve competitiveness, revenue performance and profitability. Visit montclairadvisors.com for more information.

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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Contacts:

Samantha Singh, Director, Corporate Communications, Actuate
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Jacob Moelter, Market Street Partners
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