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Actuate has won a MarketTools ACE award, demonstrating its commitment to delivering unmatched customer service

Prestigious Award Recognises Leaders in Using Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) to Increase Customer, Employee and Partner Satisfaction and Improve Business Results

London, UK. – February 15th , 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today announced that the company has won a 2011 MarketTools ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award. For the fourth straight year Actuate has won a MarketTools ACE award, demonstrating its commitment to delivering unmatched customer service to its diverse global customer base.

The MarketTools ACE Award certifies, acknowledges, and celebrates outstanding achievement in customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and/or partner satisfaction. Receiving a MarketTools ACE Award is a distinct honour that demonstrates the recipient’s rigorous application of enterprise feedback processes and its outstanding performance as measured by those processes. Only a small percentage of MarketTools’ clients, already a select group highly committed to customer, employee and partner satisfaction, qualify for the award.

“High customer, employee and partner satisfaction levels are critical drivers of business growth and long-term profitability,” said Scott Arnold, president and CEO of MarketTools, Inc. "We are delighted to recognise Actuate for its commitment to achieving the highest levels of satisfaction and loyalty, and we are proud that they rely on MarketTools CustomerSat for their enterprise feedback management initiatives.”

“We are honoured to receive the MarketTools ACE Award as a testament to our commitment in delivering the best customer experience possible,” said Brian Moser, director of customer support at Actuate. “At Actuate, our goal is not only to help our customers quickly become productive with our products, but to stay productive as their needs change. Securing a fourth straight MarketTools ACE award is reassurance that the service plans we offer our customers are providing them with the tools necessary to achieve success.”

About the MarketTools ACE Awards

Established in 2005, the MarketTools ACE Awards program recognizes outstanding achievement in customer, employee and partner satisfaction. To be eligible for a 2011 MarketTools ACE Award, clients must have conducted one or more surveys to assess customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, or partner satisfaction between October 1, 2009 and September 30, 2010, and complete an application form. Qualifying performance is determined by a combination of customer satisfaction mean scores and top-box rating percentages maintained during at least a 6-month period during the eligibility period. The customer feedback on which awards are based must be representative of the entire business, business unit or business segment to which the award applies. MarketTools ensures that the survey processes on which metrics are based are rigorous, defensible and repeatable. Surveys may use either a census of the target audience or representative sampling with specified minimum confidence levels and maximum margins of error.

About MarketTools, Inc.

MarketTools is the leading provider of software and services for enterprise feedback management (EFM) and market research. The company is focused on providing leading organizations the actionable customer insights they need to make better business decisions that lead to high-value business impact. As the first company to make online surveys widely available on the Web, MarketTools continues its market-leading position by providing the broadest range of powerful, accurate and integrated customer insight technologies that empower companies to become the most customer-centric organizations in their industries. MarketTools' premier portfolio of technology-based insight brands includes CustomerSat™, TrueSample®, Zoomerang®, ZoomPanel® and ZoomPanel Tech™. MarketTools is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in San Francisco and European headquarters in London. For more information, please visit: www.markettools.com.

Actuate – the people behind BIRT

Actuate founded and co-leads the Eclipse BIRT open source project. ActuateOne is a unified suite of products for rapidly developing and deploying BIRT-based custom Business Intelligence applications and information applications. Applications built with ActuateOne provide one user experience regardless of task or skill level; are supported by one server for any deployment including cloud and are built with one BIRT design that can access and integrate any data source - including high volume print streams. ActuateOne adds rich data visualizations, including interactivity, dashboards, analytics, and deployment options to web and mobile BIRT applications, helping organizations drive revenue through higher customer satisfaction and improved operational performance.
Actuate has over 4,700 customers globally in a diverse range of business areas including financial services and the public sector. Founded in 1993, Actuate is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices worldwide. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.actuate.com or visit the BIRT community at www.birt-exchange.com.

PR Contact:

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

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