company_name = Actuate Corporation
company_type = Public(nasdaq|ACTU)
company_slogan = Powering the Open Enterprise
foundation = 1993
location = flagicon|California
San Mateo, California
Nicolas C. Nierenberg, Founder, Chairman of the Board & Chief Architect Peter I. Cittadini, CEO & President Daniel A. Gaudreau, Senior Vice President, Operations & CFO
num_employees = 581 (as of Q4 2007)
revenue = FY '07 $140.6 million USD.
net_income = FY '07 $20.2 million USD.
products = Actuate 9, Actuate BIRT
homepage = [http://www.actuate.com/ www.actuate.com]
Actuate Corporation develops
Business Intelligence, Performance Managementand Java Reporting software. Actuate is also heavily involved in the Eclipse Foundation, as a board member, strategic developer and co-leader of the BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) project. Founded in 1993, the company employs about 600 people and serves over 4,000 customers worldwide.
* Actuate 9 is the company's core product suite. Actuate reports are constructed on a Collaborative Reporting Architecture. The Collaborative Reporting Architecture provides skills-specific environments and leverages Eclipse, Java,
portlets, XML, AJAX. The architecture enables design sharing and interactive viewing. Actuate 9 provides 3 essential types of Enterprise Reporting:
** Collaborative Reporting - Interactive reporting jointly developed by IT and business users enables design sharing across skill-matched reporting tools.
SpreadsheetReporting - Automatically generates analysis-ready, data-driven Excel spreadsheets for large user populations.
** Brochure-Quality Reporting - Brand-conscious, precise, multi-format reporting, leveraged in customer interaction applications and operational performance reporting where ease of consumption is the driving factor.
* [http://eclipse.org/birt BIRT Reporting] BIRT reports are an
open sourcereporting solution that have been developed as part of the Eclipse Foundation.
* Actuate Performancesoft Suite is a product set that resulted from Actuate's 2006 acquisition of [http://www.performancesoft.com Performancesoft Inc] . Performancesoft was the maker of Performancesoft Views (formerly known as pbviews), a well known
Performance managementand balanced scorecardand activity management software vendor.
Data Sources Supported
Accessible data sources include:
IBM DB2, Microsoft Access, Sybase, Teradata, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, EJB's
* Spreadsheets such as
Microsoft Excelor CSV
* Text files and
* Mainframe data sources
* Any other data source accessible through
PeopleSoft, Siebel, other packaged applications via Open Data Access- ODA
* Ability to integrate any or all data sources via
Enterprise Information Integrationor EII
Actuate Software Products
* Report Development
** Actuate BIRT Report Designer Professional
** Actuate e.Report Designer Professional
** Actuate e.Spreadsheet Designer
* Report Deployment
** Actuate iPortal
** Actuate iServer
** Actuate e.Spreadsheet Engine
* End User Reporting and Analytics
** Actuate Interactive Viewer for BIRT Reports
** Actuate BusinessReport Studio
** Actuate Analytics Cube Designer
* Data Integration
** Actuate Information Object Designer
* Performance Management
** Actuate Performancesoft Views
** Actuate Performancesoft Track
*BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools)
* [http://www.actuate.com Actuate Corporation] web site
* [http://www.birt-exchange.com BIRT Exchange Community Site - Resources for BIRT developers]
* [http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=actu Actuate stock report]
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