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Actuate shares with Talend the mission of democratising the software market through easy-to-use powerful and cost effective solutions

London, UK. – February 15th , 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today announced an alliance with Talend, a global open source software leader.

Under this technology alliance, Talend is the preferred provider of data integration and data quality solutions for migrating data on the recently launched BIRT onDemand. Talend’s solutions are also referenced under Actuate’s BIRT Exchange Marketplace.

Actuate and Talend are together solving the critical issue of how to rapidly, accurately and cost efficiently extract, transform, cleanse and load growing volumes of data within organisations into meaningful and actionable analytics and reports. Talend’s solutions provide advanced capabilities that dramatically improve the productivity of data integration design and deployment. BIRT onDemand provides a unique Platform as a Service (PaaS), plug-and-play platform for BIRT-based BI applications. Using BIRT onDemand, organisations can incrementally add new BI capabilities quickly. With Talend’s data integration solutions, BIRT onDemand users now have a simple and affordable way to upload and synchronise their data, enabling IT organisations to quickly and easily deliver the power of data visualisation, including dashboards and analytics, to business users in all corners of an organisation.

“The growth of data in every organisation continues unabated, making powerful data integration and business intelligence a must have for all companies, regardless of their size or IT budget,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of marketing at Actuate. “The hundreds of thousands of people that use both BIRT and Talend’s unmatched data integration products demonstrate that open source based solutions are providing very relevant capabilities. This alliance between our two companies will only deliver greater value to our customers.”

Talend’s flagship product, Talend Open Studio is the most open, innovative and powerful data integration solution on the market and is downloadable as a packaged, out-of-the-box, ready to install tool. By automating the data integration, migration and synchronisation processes, Talend Open Studio eliminates the need to hand code jobs and the need for highly technical resources. Talend Integration Suite is a subscription service that extends Talend Open Studio with professional grade technical support and additional enterprise-class features.

“Actuate shares with Talend the mission of democratising the software market through easy-to-use powerful and cost effective solutions that end the domination of proprietary technologies,” said Yves de Montcheuil, vice president of marketing at Talend. “Our increased collaboration with Actuate will ensure that both companies continue to deliver innovative products that address the most critical data integration and business intelligence issues that companies must address to remain competitive.”

For tutorials on utilising Talend within BIRT onDemand, please go here:

About Talend

Talend is the recognized market leader in open source middleware solutions. More than 2,000 paying customers around the globe, including eBay, Virgin Mobile, Sony Online Entertainment, Deutsche Post and Allianz, subscribe to Talend’s solutions and services to minimize the costs and maximize the value of data integration, ETL, data quality, Master Data Management and application integration. With more than 12 million downloads, Talend’s solutions are the most widely used and deployed data management solutions in the world. The company has major offices in North America, Europe and Asia, and a global network of technical and services partners. Within the last year, Talend has received a number of prestigious honors including: named a Network World open source company to watch, and a winner of the AlwaysOn Global 250, the Red Herring Top 100 Europe, The VAR Guy’s Open Source 50 and InfoWorld’s Bossie Award. For more information, please visit

About Actuate

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 or visit the BIRT community at

PR Contact:

Carina Birt, Sarum
PR for Actuate UK
+44 1722 411150

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