ActuateOne® and Pervasive RushAnalyzer™ Integrate Seamlessly via BIRT to Expand Big Data Analytics Possibilities for Business Users
San Mateo, Calif., – June 11, 2012 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), the people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today announced an alliance with Pervasive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: PVSW), a global leader in cloud-based and on-premises data innovation. The collaboration will enable business data analysts to rapidly review, prepare and analyze big data, and display intuitive data visualizations to support users’ ability to make efficient business decisions.
By speeding Big Data-based decision making, powering predictive analytics and decreasing capital and operating costs, ActuateOne® and Pervasive RushAnalyzer™ will make Big Data analytics and powerful visualizations available to business users in any industry and to the BIRT developer community.
“Pervasive RushAnalyzer, the first predictive analytics product to run natively on Hadoop, enables users to rapidly transform and analyze terabytes of data on commodity hardware, and ActuateOne provides the advanced visualization capabilities to support insights and more productive conclusions,” said Mike Hoskins, CTO and general manager of Pervasive, Big Data Products and Solutions. “Pervasive’s seamless integration with Actuate, via BIRT, puts advanced Big Data analytic insights and actionable intelligence into the hands of multiple roles within an organization.”
“Big Data analytics has been traditionally been the realm of data scientists,” said Nobby Akiha, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Actuate. “By teaming with Pervasive, we are changing the game to ensure business users are in the driver’s seat to analyze Big Data sources so that they can operationalize and deliver insights to everyday users.”
ActuateOne – an integrated suite of standard and cloud software built around BIRT – enables easy visualization of data trends through customizable BIRT-based dashboards and Google-standard plug-and-play gadgets. Pervasive RushAnalyzer lets data analysts build and deploy predictive analytics solutions on multiple platforms, including Hadoop clusters and high-performance servers, to rapidly discover data patterns, build operational analytics and deliver predictive analytics. The drag-and-drop graphical interface speeds data preparation with direct access to multiple databases and file formats, as well as a prebuilt library of data mining and analytic operators, leading to simpler data manipulation, mining and visualization.
Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT open source project, which is used by more than 2.5 million developers around the globe and serves as the foundation of the ActuateOne® platform. Applications built on ActuateOne deliver more business and consumer insights to more people than all BI companies combined — ensuring organizations are ready for the exponential growth of Big Data and the proliferation of touch devices.
The ActuateOne platform empowers developers to rapidly develop custom, BIRT-based business analytics and customer communications applications. ActuateOne applications built with one BIRT design can access and integrate any data, including unstructured sources. They provide one user experience regardless of skill level and are supported by one platform for any cloud, hybrid, on-premise, web or touch device deployment.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in a diverse range of business areas including financial services, technology and the public sector. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more information, visit www.actuate.com or engage with the BIRT community at www.birt-exchange.com.
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