Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined – today announced that five Big Data leaders and industry partners will participate in a Big Data panel discussion led by industry visionary, Shaku Atre, at ActuateOne Live! 2012 , a complimentary industry event. Ms. Atre is the founder and managing partner of the Atre Group, Inc. – a business intelligence and data warehousing consulting company. The author of six highly regarded books, she is an internationally renowned expert who lectures on business intelligence, data warehousing, data mining, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and database technology. The discussion, entitled “Humongous Data? No Problem with Business Analytics,” will focus on how effective visualization and analysis of Big Data can prompt business insights that can improve any organization’s bottom line. Senior representatives from Cloudera, Pervasive, VoltDB, Greenplum and Wipro will join Ms. Atre on the live panel discussions in San Francisco on November 8 and in New York on November 14. “The key to Big Data success lies in assembling the right ecosystem for each phase – organizing, visualizing / analyzing, and operationalizing – of leveraging today’s data,” said Nobby Akiha, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Actuate. “These panel discussions include valued partners and industry leaders whose products uniquely address these phases. Guided by Ms. Atre's expertise in Big Data management and her strengths in framing lively discussion, our panelists will explore burning issues and offer clear guidance around effective management of Big Data to produce game changing business insights.” “We are pleased to participate with our esteemed colleagues on this panel,” said Eric Sansonetti, Vice President of Business Partnerships at VoltDB. “VoltDB provides its customers with the ability to address real-time analytics, real-time decisioning and incredibly fast, high velocity data ingestion through an in-memory SQL OLTP relational database. The combination of VoltDB and ActuateOne uniquely enables, like no other solution, real-time analysis and visualization without the need for pre-processing. Together our customers can enable real-time operational insights in Big Data environments today.”
In addition to participating in the panel discussions, Pervasive Software will showcase a combined demo with Actuate at ActuateOne Live! 2012. “The combination of Pervasive RushAnalytics with ActuateOne accelerates Big Data processing, analytics and actionable intelligence for multiple roles across the organization,” said David Inbar, Senior Director of Strategy & Business Development. “We look forward to a lively interchange on the pace and direction of big data technologies and best practices."Finally, EMC Greenplum recently announced that their Chorus product will be open source. “Greenplum Chorus offers new ways to synthesize the multiple assets of Big Data, with social networking features that allow the data science team to collaborate across the organization,” said David Menninger, Head of Business Development at Greenplum. “We look forward to contributing to this timely discussion, and to working with Actuate to integrate our open source products, Greenplum HD and Chorus, with ActuateOne and BIRT.” To learn more about how ActuateOne with BIRT supports Big Data needs visit: www.actuate.com/big-data About Actuate – The BIRT Company™ Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT open source project, which is used by over 1.5 million developers around the globe and serves as the foundation of the ActuateOne ® platform. Applications built on ActuateOne deliver more business and consumer insights to more people than all BI companies combined – ensuring organizations are ready for the exponential growth of Big Data and the proliferation of touch devices. The ActuateOne platform empowers developers to rapidly develop custom, BIRT-based business analytics and customer communications applications. ActuateOne applications built with one BIRT design can access and integrate any data, including unstructured sources. They provide one user experience regardless of skill level and are supported by one platform for any cloud, hybrid, on-premise, web or touch device deployment. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in a diverse range of business areas including financial services, technology and the public sector. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more information, visit www.actuate.com or engage with the BIRT community at www.birt-exchange.com. Copyright © 2012 Actuate Corporation. All rights reserved. Actuate, ActuateOne, and the Actuate logo are 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.