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A significant proportion of the BIRT community is based in India and we have seen a groundswell of support

First India BIRT Roadshow to Take Place in Bangalore on August 26

London, UK - July 21st , 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leader in open source Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that the company is planning to expand its presence in India by hosting events, engaging with key partners and providing resources to the growing number of Indian software developers already using BIRT to build BI, data visualisations and information delivery applications.

Actuate is bringing its BIRT events to India to give India’s large developer population access to the same resources and education already benefiting over 5,500 BIRT Roadshow registrants in APAC, EMEA, and North America. The first of these events, the BIRT Roadshow in Bangalore, is a free, half day event that introduces BIRT and demonstrates how developers and IT managers can leverage BIRT to quickly create data-driven reports, web pages, and compelling information visualisations using its visual drag-and-drop design environment. Participants will also receive training and software material, evaluation licenses and demos of the BIRT design environment. The event serves as a great orientation to BIRT, the Eclipse Foundation Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools open source project sponsored by Actuate.

The Bangalore BIRT Introductory Roadshow will show attendees how to use BIRT and ActuateOne to build a new generation of rich information applications. Attendees can expect to:

• Understand the dynamic capabilities of BIRT, AJAX, Flash and Interactive Viewer to deliver exciting, interactive content
• View exclusive live demonstrations including data analytics and dashboarding
• Receive Actuate and BIRT collateral and presentations
• Receive free training material to get started with BIRT
• Receive free software evaluation licenses: Actuate BIRT Designer Pro and Actuate iServer
• Be awarded a BIRT Roadshow training certificate
• Gain entry into a prize draw

“A significant proportion of the BIRT community is based in India and we have seen a groundswell of support from application developers in India using BIRT to build custom BI, data visualisation and information delivery applications,” said Pete Cittadini, Actuate’s President and CEO. “We are looking forward to engaging more closely with this dynamic and important IT community, making sure they are successful with BIRT and ensuring they will be the first to hear about our future plans.”

Register via this link: http://www.actuate.com/ap/info/BIRTRoadshowBangalorePR

Event Details
Date: Friday 26th August, 2011
Time: 9:00am-13:00pm IST
Location: Vivanta by Taj - M G Road, 41/3, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore
Cost: Complimentary
Agenda: http://www.actuate.com/ap/resources/assets/?articleid=22503

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 visualisations, 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
PR for Actuate UK
+44 1722 411150
carina@saruamconsultancy.co.uk

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