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Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTU), the people behind BIRT™, today announced it will be participating as a Silver sponsor of EclipseCon 2010, through its BIRT Exchange community. EclipseCon, the premier technical and user conference, runs from March 22-25 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

At EclipseCon 2010, Actuate will be showcasing BIRT Exchange, a community site that offers developers the broadest single collection of resources for BIRT. Included in the showcase will be demonstrations of the following:

  • BIRT Exchange Marketplace -- a destination where any organization or developer that has embraced BIRT can promote, share or sell BIRT-related applications, solutions and components.
  • BIRT Mashboard App – A free to download as a one-click-install with BIRT onDemand or a BIRT iServer enabling users to create secure information mashups of BIRT.
  • BIRT Mobile Viewer -- A native iPhone application, available on the iPhone App Store and accessible with BIRT OnDemand or a BIRT iServer, which generates and deploys BIRT content to various devices securely in a scheduled manner to enable iPhones, iPod touch and in the future, iPad users to view and work with BIRT content anywhere.

Additionally, BIRT experts from Actuate and Innovent Solutions will present various sessions to educate conference attendees on BIRT and the evolving ecosystem around it.

Session: “Jumpstart: Making Your App Shine with Rich Reports and Visualizations Using BIRT
Speaker: Abhisek Sinha, product manager, Actuate
Date: Monday, March 22nd 2010
Time: 2:00-2:25 pm Pacific Time

Session: “Getting Started with BIRT
Speaker: Scott Rosenbaum and John Ward, Innovent Solutions
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Time: 10:00-12:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Session: “Flexible, Powerful Reports Using BIRT Scripting
Speaker: Virgil Dodson, BIRT evangelist, Actuate
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Time: 2:00-2:25 p.m. Pacific Time

Session: “BIRT to the Bare Metal: Framework and API
Speaker: Jason Weathersby, BIRT evangelist, Actuate
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Time: 2:30-3:20 p.m. Pacific Time

Session: “Taking BIRT Reports Beyond the Designer - Understanding Your Deployment Options
Speaker: Rob Murphy, BIRT evangelist, Actuate
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Time: 3:45-4:40 p.m. Pacific Time

Conference Details:
Who: BIRT Exchange experts from Actuate
What: EclipseCon 2010
Where: Booth #24, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
When: March 22 – 25
URL: http://www.eclipsecon.org/2010/

Actuate – the people behind BIRT

Actuate founded and continues to co-lead the Eclipse BIRT open source project. BIRT is the premier development environment for Rich Information Applications that present structured data and content in compelling and interactive ways via the web on any device. Actuate and its people are dedicated to making BIRT the best environment for our customers to develop Web 2.0 applications that drive revenue through higher customer satisfaction/loyalty and improve operational performance. The people of Actuate continually participate in and provide resources for the vibrant open source community that has emerged around BIRT. Anybody can participate in the BIRT movement by visiting www.birt-exchange.com.

Actuate offers value-add BIRT products and services that speed the development process and bring additional functionality such as interactivity, content transformation and enterprise scalability to BIRT-based Rich Information Applications. Actuate has over 4,500 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 ACTU. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.actuate.com.

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