Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTU), The people behind BIRT ® and the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, today announced that BIRT Mobile is available for Apple ® and Blackberry ® devices. ActuateOne’s one design, one server and one user experience combined with BIRT Mobile’s native support for multiple mobility architectures make Actuate the only vendor to seamlessly deliver content via mobile browsers, native applications, custom applications and an SDK integrated with the Apple iOS framework - providing developers with full flexibility to include BIRT content in their mobile applications and ensuring a unified user experience from the office to the mobile device.
BIRT Mobile’s native support simplifies development of mobile BI applications for rapid deployment and a seamless user experience. BIRT Mobile includes BIRT Mobile Viewer and HD Viewer for iPad™, true native applications used with BIRT iServer or with BIRT onDemand, Actuate’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. BIRT onDemand instantly delivers personalized BIRT content to mobile users with one click, significantly increasing productivity for IT departments, developers and users.
“Actuate is among the handful of vendors to provide native platform support across a majority of mobile platforms according to the latest Dresner Advisory Services Mobile Business Intelligence Study. Native mobile platform support dramatically enhances the user experience and is a key attribute in vendor selection," said Howard Dresner, principal, Dresner Advisory Services. “With innovations on the growing array of highly interactive and intelligent mobile devices, vendors that can deliver on a relevant and continuous end user experience seem poised to stay ahead of the competition.”
Actuate is the only BI vendor that supports and deploys all four data access capabilities of mobile devices, ensuring that application developers have full flexibility to efficiently develop a mobile BI application that fulfils business requirements: