BIRT Used by FAA, Department of Defense and EEOC to Build Future-Proof BI Applications and Deliver Insights to Better Serve

  BIRT Used by FAA, Department of Defense and EEOC to Build Future-Proof BI
  Applications and Deliver Insights to Better Serve Citizens

Actuate to Present and Demonstrate BIRT and ActuateOne at Big Data for Defense
and Government Conference in Virginia on Feb. 25th

Business Wire

SAN MATEO, Calif. -- February 19, 2013

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more
insights to more people than all BI companies combined, today announced that
many federal agencies use open source BIRT to build their BI applications. In
addition, an increasing number of government organizations are using
BIRT-based ActuateOne^® to create business analytics, data visualization and
performance analytics solutions that deliver valuable insights to better serve
citizens and constituents. Actuate will conduct a workshop at the event, and
will demonstrate its Big Data visualization and analysis capabilities and
discuss best practices at the Big Data for Defense and Government Conference
on February 25-27, 2013 in Alexandria, Virginia.

Government agencies using open source BIRT and/or ActuateOne include the
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Department of Labor; US Patent &
Trademark Office (US PTO); Equal Employment Opportunity Corporation (EEOC); US
Army, Navy and Air Force; the Department of Defense (DOD) including the
Pentagon, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and several Intelligence
Agencies; the Department of Homeland Security; and the Department of Energy
(DOE) including several of the DOE Labs. Additionally, the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) utilize ActuateOne for their mission critical needs.

Realizing the potential in Big Data, the U.S. Government has launched a
long-term Big Data Initiative which will assign more than $250 million a year
to its federal agencies. The goal of the initiative is to deliver better BI
solutions for faster Big Data organization, visualization and analysis, to
enable more effective decision making that will better serve and protect
citizens. By allowing Government IT departments to transform large data sets
into visual, actionable intelligence, BIRT and ActuateOne – Actuate’s
BIRT-based suite of commercial products – can make key contributions to this
initiative.

“As the Federal Government’s Big Data initiative develops, its IT officers
will need to find ways to accelerate time to insight for government decision
makers as well as providing relevant and useful information to citizens,” said
Nobby Akiha, SVP of Marketing at Actuate. “By offering a robust combination of
analysis and visualization capabilities, with unlimited device delivery
options, ActuateOne empowers government agencies to better perform both
operationally and strategically.”

ActuateOne enables government IT departments to visualize and analyze data
from virtually any Big Data source of any size or complexity, either alone or
in combination with other data sources. Following Web Services standards,
ActuateOne deploys in any environment – on premise and in private- or public
clouds – and supports web-based and mobile BI across popular platforms, while
decreasing overall IT costs. Together, Actuate’s experience, proven
capabilities and flexible architecture make it a clear choice for local, state
and federal agencies looking to strengthen their data visualization and
analysis capabilities while addressing the evolving information consumption
needs of their constituencies.

Actuate Workshop at the Conference

On February 25^th at 9:10 a.m., Daniel Melcher, Senior RIA Architect at
Actuate, will present Big Data visualizations and analyses in his Latest
Industry Solutions for Government Data Visualization Challenges workshop.

General Information about the Conference

Date: February 25-February 27, 2013
Location: Holiday Inn, 625 First Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
www.bigdatafordefense.com


Conference delegates, and those unable to attend the conference itself, can
connect with Actuate via Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. In addition, join the
conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #actuate. Find additional
information about Actuate's solutions for local, state and Federal Government.

Actuate – The BIRT Company^™

Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT open source project, which is used by
more than 2 million developers around the globe and serves as the foundation
of the ActuateOne^® platform. Applications built on ActuateOne deliver more
business and consumer insights to more people than all BI companies combined -
ensuring organizations are ready for the exponential growth of Big Data and
the proliferation of touch devices.

The ActuateOne platform empowers developers to rapidly develop custom,
BIRT-based business analytics  and customer communications applications.
ActuateOne applications built with one BIRT design can access and integrate
any data, including unstructured sources. They provide one user experience
regardless of skill level and are supported by one platform for any cloud,
hybrid, on-premise, web or touch device deployment.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in
a diverse range of business areas including financial services,  technology
and the public sector. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For
more information, visit www.actuate.com or engage with the BIRT community at
www.birt-exchange.com.

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Contact:

Actuate Corporation
Leena Bengani, +1 650 645 3837
lbengani@actuate.com
 
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