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The BIRT Exchange is the single, most comprehensive resource related to BIRT reporting and spreadsheet automation

London, UK – February 4th, 2009 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the leader in delivering Rich Internet Applications Without Limits™, today announced its continued support of and participation in the Eclipse Banking Day series. This latest event, and third in the series, is being held in London on February 12th at the Hatton Conference Centre.

This Eclipse Banking Day series is for architects, development managers and senior developers who work for a financial institution and use Eclipse. The London event is an opportunity to learn from Eclipse experts and discover what leading financial institutions are doing with Eclipse.

Opening the London event is the executive director of the Eclipse Foundation, Mike Milinkowich, whose talk ‘The Next Generation of Eclipse’ will outline the challenges and opportunities in 2009 and beyond as well as present some thoughts on how shifts in the application landscape can be used to extend the reach of Eclipse. Other presenting organisations include Spain’s leading savings bank La Caixa, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley where Eclipse is used by more than 1,000 developers.

Actuate’s Mica Block will be presenting a session on building data driven reports for Eclipse-based applications. Block will discuss how data reporting is a key component of many financial services applications and that BIRT, the leading open source information application development environment and a top level Eclipse project founded and co-led by Actuate, and the Eclipse Data Tools Platform (DTP), make it easy to create data driven reports from different data sources.

More information on the Eclipse London event and how to join the waiting list, can be found at . To find out more about Actuate BIRT, please visit the BIRT Exchange, . The BIRT Exchange is the single, most comprehensive resource related to BIRT reporting and spreadsheet automation. The site offers flexible ways to build reporting into Java applications, make BIRT reports interactive, fit spreadsheets into the Java architecture, and much more.
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 4,400 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

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Carina Birt, Sarum
PR for Actuate
+44 1722 411150

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