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Presbyterian Healthcare Services Wins the Vision Awards Top Honours for Stellar Performance Management Application

London, UK – October 14th , 2008– Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the leader in delivering Rich Internet Applications Without Limits™, congratulates Presbyterian HealthCare Services (PHS) for being a recipient of Business Finance magazine and SAS 2008 Vision Award. PHS, an Actuate customer, was recognised for their excellence in business performance management and will be honoured at the Business Performance Management Summit, October 27 and 28 at the Hilton Rye Town, Rye Brook NY.

PHS is recognised for its use of Actuate Performancesoft Views, which is the basis for a Performance Management initiative that increases the transparency of performance data. Performancesoft Views also helped PHS achieve an internal goal related to their journey to national excellence based on the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. As a result of its use of Actuate products, all of the organisation’s 9,000 employees have access to relevant, up-to-date performance status information on key measures via the Web.

The Vision Awards, now in their 12th year, are the only awards developed specifically to recognise business performance management (BPM), which includes strategic planning, business planning and budgeting, performance measurement and business and financial reporting. PHS was selected as a winner in the Large Business category, over the other two finalists, Home Depot and Sun Trust.

“We offer congratulations to Presbyterian Healthcare Services being selected as a Vision Award winner. Their dedication to perfect their performance management programme sets an example for other companies,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of marketing for Actuate. “Through Presbyterian’s use of Actuate Performancesoft Views, the organisation is continuously finding new ways to enhance its business performance. This recognition of its efforts solidifies Presbyterian as a Performance Management leader.”
“To be recognised for our efforts to improve and expand our Performance Management initiative is a great honour. Based on Actuate’s easy-to-use interface, product features, and simple application management, Presbyterian has been able to deploy Actuate Performancesoft Views to many more operational levels of the organisation over the past year,” said Molly Payne, Performance Management analyst at Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

To find out how PHS leveraged Actuate’s Performancesoft Views to help it win the prestigious BPM Award, be sure to listen in on Actuate’s free webinar on Thursday, October 16, at 11:30 a.m. EDT. To learn more and to sign up for the free webinar please visit http://www.actuate.com/PHS-WebSeminar.

PHS, along with other award winners will participate in a panel discussion at the BPM Summit in Rye Brook, NY October 27-28. The panel discussion, set for October 27 at 4:15 p.m., will explore the best BPM case studies in a panel discussion format. Sponsored by SAS and other leading BPM vendors and consultancies, the BPM Summit agenda and registration information are available at http://www.bpmmag.net/summit.

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.

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Carina Birt, Sarum
PR for Actuate UK
+44 1722 411150
carina@sarumconsultancy.co.uk

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