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Actuate Announces Free Developer Meetup in Washington D.C. on January 28th to Educate and Connect BIRT Developers

San Mateo, Calif., January 21, 2014Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced its first Meetup event on January 28th for BIRT developers living in the Washington, D.C. metro area. “Open Source Data Visualization for Big Data” is a free evening of educational presentations and a question-and-answer “office hour,” where attendees will learn how to create a seamless, data-driven web application experience by integrating BIRT into preexisting applications. Developers will gather to explore the Big Data landscape as it relates to data visualizations and analytics, while exchanging helpful experiences and tips using BIRT. Lastly, the agenda will touch on the ease and versatility of open source BIRT in accessing and interpreting information from multiple Big Data repositories.

Event Information

Title: “Open Source Data Visualization for Big Data”
When: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Where: 2101 L Street NW, Washington, DC, U.S. (Suite 440 - Training Room)

There is street parking around the venue, as well as parking garages nearby. Complimentary pizza, drinks and cookies will be provided upon arrival.

DC Metro BIRT Developers Online Meetup Group
All BIRT developers in the Washington D.C. area, including northern Virginia and Maryland, are invited to join the DC Metro BIRT Developers Meetup.com group to stay up to date on BIRT news and events: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Metro-BIRT-Developers. This group focuses on the use of BIRT in reporting and Big Data visualization projects, while also acting as a convenient networking location for local developers.

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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Contacts:

Samantha Singh, Director, Corporate Communications, Actuate
ssingh@actuate.com +1.650.645.3078
Jacob Moelter, Market Street Partners
ir@actuate.com +1.415.571.4956 (mobile)