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Actuate BIRT Meetup Group Announces Inaugural San Francisco Bay Area Developer Event on February 6th

BIRT and Cloudera Impala experts to share report development tips and tricks and discuss best practice delivery of small or Big Data insights through personalized visualizations and analytics

San Mateo, Calif., January 29, 2014Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced it will host the inaugural Bay Area BIRT Meetup user group event for developers. BIRT is a Java-based open source IDE cofounded and supported by Actuate. BIRT forms the foundation of Actuate’s commercial development and deployment platform, BIRT iHub™.

The first Bay Area BIRT Meetup will be held at Actuate headquarters in San Mateo on February 6th. Michael Williams, BIRT Product Evangelist & Forums Manager at Actuate, will demonstrate how to create a seamless web application development experience by integrating BIRT’s powerful data visualizations and analytics with Cloudera Impala and other data sources. Cloudera will show how the Cloudera Impala platform enables real-time, ad hoc query access to Hadoop-based data that can then be accessed in BIRT.

In addition to these specialized presentations, the free educational evening will close with a question-and-answer “office hour,” where attendees can continue to explore the Big Data landscape by gathering information and tips regarding BIRT from industry experts and peers.

Signup and Meetup Event Information

Sign up at Meetup.com: http://www.meetup.com/SF-Bay-BIRT-Developers/events/160581422/ or at: http://pages.actuate.com/SFBayAreaBIRTMeetup_Registration_2614_Social.html

Event: Inaugural Bay Area BIRT Meetup Event: “Meet the Big Data Experts from Cloudera Impala and BIRT”
When: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. PST on Thursday, February 6, 2014
Where: Hosted by Actuate Corporation, 951 Mariners Island Blvd., 5th floor, San Mateo, California, U.S.

Complimentary pizza, beer and wine will be available upon arrival.

Bay Area BIRT Meetup Group

All developers in the San Francisco Bay area are invited to join the Bay Area BIRT Meetup group: http://www.meetup.com/SF-Bay-BIRT-Developers. This group focuses on the use of BIRT in reporting and Big Data visualization projects, while also acting as a network of local BIRT developers and others interested in BIRT.

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:

Kate Lynch, Corporate Communications, Actuate
klynch@actuate.com +1.650.678.8658 (mobile)
Jacob Moelter, Market Street Partners
ir@actuate.com +1.415.571.4956 (mobile)