Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined – today announced that it has acquired Quiterian S.L., a privately held software company that provides visual data mining, social media analytics and predictive analytics for business and other non-technical users.
Quiterian fits very well into Actuate’s core business and strengthens its unique ability to help more end users identify and operationalize insights derived from any data source. Quiterian Analytics will be integrated into Actuate’s flagship product, ActuateOne, and will be known as BIRT Analytics. BIRT Analytics will empower business users far beyond the capabilities of existing data discovery and business intelligence technologies to present them with a powerful combination of analysis, visualization and information delivery options.
BIRT Analytics enriches, deepens and accelerates Actuate’s ongoing efforts to bring the most insights to the most people. By providing advanced analytics, visual data mining, and predictive analytics functionality to business users, enterprises get more value from more data, including SalesForce.com and unstructured Big Data sources such as Twitter, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Google Analytics and Experian Cheetahmail. BIRT Analytics takes business users far beyond capabilities of existing data discovery technologies to the deep analysis previously reserved for data scientists and statisticians. Today, Actuate has extended its lead in delivering insights to any user, regardless of skill level, in a world where traditional BI companies and data warehousing approaches struggle to identify and operazationalize insights from data that is being generated at an exponential pace.
Quiterian is an established player in Business Intelligence as noted by leading analyst firms. It has a well established customer base that includes public and private organizations in Telco, eCommerce, Financial Services, Healthcare and Gaming. Notable customers with massive data sets include Telefonica, Vodafone, Orange, La Caixa, Deutsche Bank, Volkswagen, BBVA, Renault, Bayer and several governmental bodies in Spain and Latin America including security and police forces, healthcare, public transportation and tax agencies.