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Quick Start Programme to Incorporate Rich Internet Business Intelligence into OEM Applications

London, UK – October 6th , 2008 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the leader in delivering Rich Internet Applications Without Limits™, today announced a new OEM Quick Start programme designed to provide Actuate partners with an opportunity to improve their existing product offerings and generate opportunities for revenue growth through optimised sales cycles.

The OEM Quick Start Programme gives Actuate partners the fastest path to adding rich Internet business intelligence functionality to existing software applications. The programme enables partners to extend their product line to create new revenue sources, improve customer satisfaction, reduce development burdens, accelerate product delivery schedules and stay focused on core competencies while decreasing development expenses, support costs and their customer’s total cost of ownership.

“Actuate’s new OEM Quick Start Programme provides our ISV partners with the software and services they need to enhance their applications and drive new sources of revenue,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of Marketing at Actuate. “With our Rapid-Time-to-Market methodology for addressing our partners’ development, marketing and sales challenges, they can reap the full benefits of Actuate-based applications and pursue the rewards of the increasingly heated Rich Internet Applications market.”

Additionally, the OEM Quick Start Program provides superior design environments for creating new products with increased performance, reduced development time, improved end-user experience and increased profit margins. Actuate partners also receive support and development platforms, providing a fast, effective means to deploy Actuate enhanced applications to customer communities of any size and add capacity easily and cost-effectively as their needs grow.

The OEM Quick Start Programme provides participating partners with a kit that includes the following:

• Development licenses for Actuate BIRT-based environments for up to five users on a single server
• One online training course for one student
• One day of application installation and setup support
• Four days of consulting with an Actuate Professional Services expert (does not include travel and associated expenses)
• High-quality and responsive support via phone and email throughout the development and prototyping process
• Significant discounts on deployment software when the Actuate-based solution is ready to go to market

Pricing and Availability

The Actuate Quick Start OEM Programme is immediately available. For more information, please call 0207 246 4700 or email oeminfo@actuate.com.

About Actuate Corporation

Actuate Corporation is dedicated to increasing the richness, interactivity and effectiveness of enterprise data, for everyone, everywhere. Actuate delivers the next generation RIA-ready information platform for both customer and employee-facing applications. The Actuate platform boasts unmatched scalability, high-performance, reliability and security. Its proven RIA capabilities and highly collaborative development architecture are backed by the world's largest open source information application developer community, grounded in BIRT, the Eclipse Foundation’s only top level Business Intelligence and reporting project.

Global 9000 organisations use Actuate to roll out RIA-enabled customer loyalty and Performance Management applications that improve customer satisfaction and employee productivity. The company has over 4,200 customers globally in a diverse range of business areas including financial services and the public sector, many of which have a long history of deploying Actuate-based solutions for dozens, or even hundreds of their mission-critical applications.

Founded in 1993, Actuate has headquarters in San Mateo, California, with offices worldwide. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol ACTU. For more information on Actuate, visit the company's web site at www.actuate.com.

PR Contact:

Carina Birt, Sarum
+44 1722 411150
carina@sarumconsultancy.co.uk

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