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The increased flexibility and ease of integration of Views 8.1 with our Actuate 10 BIRT based products is keeping us ahead of the curve

Actuate Extends Strategic and Operational Performance Management by Enhancing BIRT and e.Spreadsheet Integration with Actuate Performancesoft Views

London, UK – March 30th , 2009 - Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the leader in delivering Rich Internet Applications Without Limits™ announced today the release of Actuate Performancesoft Views 8.1. The release represents the latest step in Actuate’s core technology strategy of organisations leveraging its value added products for BIRT, the leading open source information application development environment and a top-level Eclipse project, to address operational Performance Management initiatives. Organisations can now seamlessly integrate Views 8.1 with Actuate’s BIRT and e.Spreadsheet offerings included in Actuate 10.
Actuate Performancesoft Views 8.1 builds upon Actuate’s multi-purpose performance measurement solution that supports scorecarding and KPI initiatives at all levels for Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Utilities.

New features include:

• Support for integration with BIRT and Actuate 10
• Faster Open Data Access (ODA) to the Views data
• Improved Report Server Security Extension for better Actuate iServer security integration and scheduling
• Separation of data access Web Services for a component based installation approach
• New Link variables for seamless drill-thru capabilities from all Views interfaces

“This announcement is part of our ongoing commitment to deliver our customers unparalleled Performance Management applications with rich, interactive visualisations that facilitate the investigation and analysis required for performance improvement,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of Marketing at Actuate. “The increased flexibility and ease of integration of Views 8.1 with our Actuate 10 BIRT based products is keeping us ahead of the curve in meeting our customers’ needs.”

Additional features and enhancements in Views 8.1 include:

• Computed Periods in Maps – dynamic period selection allows maps to update seamlessly from period to period
• Integrated installation process – simple wizard based install for all components of Views including the iServer
• Support for LDAP authentication over SSL
• New Datamart information – Weights and Period status such as Current, Completed, and Locked

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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PR for Actuate UK
+44 1722 411150

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