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We chose Actuate’s technology for its ease of use, robust deployment, great support

Saba Software Recognised for Excellence in Business Intelligence

SINGAPORE- ActuateOne Live! - December 1st , 2011 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The people behind BIRT® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today recognised Saba Software with a BIRT Excellence Award for achieving outstanding business performance from their BIRT-based business intelligence application.

Saba Software, a leading provider of learning, people management and collaboration technologies, is an award recipient in the BIRT implementation category for Saba People Cloud, their adoption metrics portal. The company was in need of a BI solution that could quickly and effectively provide their cloud customers with data visualisations that incorporated the extensive array of metrics that make up Saba's core business objects. To meet this challenge, Saba Software implemented BIRT iServer to distribute over 100 data visualisations while at the same time reducing response times significantly.

“We are very excited about this recognition of our use of BIRT. We chose Actuate’s technology for its ease of use, robust deployment, great support, extensive API integration capabilities and rapid implementation,” said Gaurav Ruchandani, Technical Lead, Saba Software India Pvt. Ltd, “Actuate BIRT blew us away with its simple yet stylish BI solution – exactly what we were looking for!”

“By deploying BIRT and Actuate for their BI applications, Saba Software has empowered their cloud customer with greater visibility into their usage of Saba Software products,” said Nobby Akiha, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Actuate. "Saba’s customer relationships are stronger as a result of greater collaboration, more effective planning and faster response times."

Winners of the Actuate Excellence were honoured yesterday at ActuateOne Live! in Singapore at The Fullerton Hotel. Follow the conversation on Twitter by tracking #A1Live.

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 4,800 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 or visit the BIRT community at

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