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Actuate’s Virgil Dodson to Present Big Data Visualization Using BIRT at Googleplex Eclipse Day on December 18th

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced that Virgil Dodson will conduct a session at “Eclipse Day at the Googleplex 2013. Dodson is the Director of BIRT Evangelists at Actuate, and will present ways to connect and visualize Big Data using Eclipse BIRT. Other expert speakers from Eclipse projects and Google will share their personal experiences using various Eclipse projects and related technologies, with developers and other attendees. All attendees will gain the opportunity to network and gather insights from fellow Eclipse enthusiasts, while learning best practices.

About the Presentation

Dodson will discuss open source BIRT – an Eclipse Foundation top level project co-founded and supported by Actuate – which offers native support to Hadoop through Hive queries. The latest version of open source BIRT works with any source of data – structured, unstructured or multi-structured; traditional or new (machine and social media). Developers will learn how to gather and display data from any Big Data source, such as Cassandra or MongoDB. Furthermore, this session will cover in detail how BIRT allows users to easily retrieve, visualize and analyze data with dynamic drill through and interactive capabilities.

Title: “Visualizing Big Data with Eclipse BIRT” (Track 2)

When: 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. PST on Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Where: Googleplex, Lobby Building CL2 in Mountain View, CA, U.S.

Eclipse Day at the Googleplex runs from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. PST on December 18, 2013. The majority of the day offers two tracks of presentation sessions. Attendees will be able to attend six out of the twelve total sessions, along with the Introduction and Eclipse Update in the early morning, and the Eclipse Ignite talks in the late afternoon. Register for the event here.

About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) – The BIRT Company

Actuate provides software to more than three million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT – the open source IDE – and develops BIRT iHub™ – the world-class deployment platform – to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate’s BIRT Analytics™ delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. BIRT Content Services empowers ECM architects to easily transform, process, personalize and archive high volume content. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.

Copyright © 2013 Actuate Corporation. All rights reserved. Actuate, BIRT iHub, BIRT Analytics, BIRT onDemand, BIRT Content Services, and the Actuate logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Actuate Corporation and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between Actuate and any other company. All other brands, names or trademarks mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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