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London, UK – December 1st , 2008 - Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the leader in delivering Rich Internet Applications Without Limits™, today announced that Smith Barney and IDC will be featured in a web seminar focused on Pervasive Business Intelligence (BI). The web seminar examines how Smith Barney has attained Pervasive Business Intelligence – the phenomenon that results when organisational culture, business processes and technologies are designed and implemented with the goal of improving the strategic and operational decision-making capabilities of a wide range of internal and external stakeholders1.

Smith Barney is a division of Citigroup Inc., one of the largest global financial services institutions. Smith Barney is composed of several groups, including the Corporate Client Group with six lines of business, among them the Global Stock Plan Services (GSPS). GSPS assists corporate clients in providing services regarding employee stock ownership, restricted stock, and employee stock purchase plans.

The Actuate BI solution is a key component of GSPS’ ongoing communications with clients and is therefore available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Not only must access to information be provided to over 500 corporate clients, but also to millions of plan participants who access their plan data through their employers’ benefits intranets, which are in turn supplied with data by the GSPS BI solution.

Event Details:

Join Kurt Bremer, Director of Finance and Technology Governance at Smith Barney Global Stock Plan Division and IDC’s leading analyst, Dan Vesset, as they highlight “The Path Toward Pervasive Business Intelligence at Smith Barney’s Global Stock Plan Services.”

Date: Wed. Dec. 3, 2008
Time: 11AM PT/ 2PM ET
Duration: One Hour
Cost: Free

To register to attend this web seminar and to receive the corresponding whitepaper to this web seminar "The Path Toward Pervasive Business Intelligence at Smith Barney's Global Stock Plan Services," visit: http://www.actuate.com/Smith_Barney_Web_Seminar.

Footnote:

1 Source: Improving Organisational Decision-Making Through Pervasive Business Intelligence: The Five Key Factors That Lead to Business Intelligence Diffusion, IDC, November, 2008

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
PR for Actuate UK
+44 1722 411150
carina@sarumconsultancy.co.uk

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