|[March 26, 2012]
Actuate Inks Strategic Alliance with Megazone to Extend Presence in Korea
SINGAPORE --(Business Wire)--
Actuate (News - Alert) Corporation (NASDAQ:BIRT), "The people behind BIRT"®
and the leading open source Business
Intelligence (BI) vendor, today announced a strategic alliance with
Megazone, a leading provider of IT and business transformation services.
Under the alliance, Megazone will promote the use of Actuate's
value-added products for BIRT (Business Intelligence Reporting Tools),
including ActuateOne®, among organizations in Korea.
The alliance will allow Actuate to leverage Megazone's market presence
to support the growing number of ActuateOne deployments and BIRT
developers in Korea. The relationship will also address selling
opportunities and increase overall awareness of Actuate in the Korean
market. Megazone has embraced Actuate and BIRT into its Business
Intelligence practice to deliver a larger breadth of offerings to its
"The alliance between Megazone and Actuate demonstrates our commitment
to provide businesses with easy access to complex data sets through rich
data visualizations. This strategic alignment will tightly integrate a
wide range of customer Business Intelligence environments to ensure
improved customer satisfaction. We believe that the strength of
Actuate's offerings for BIRT, as well as the company's rich expertise
and proven leadership in the Business Intelligence market are a great
value add to our customer base," said Lee Joo Wan, CEO, Megazone.
The Actuate and Megazone alliance offers Megazone customers a wide range
of Business Intelligence and information applications based on Actuate
and BIRT. Additionally, these customers will be able to gain an
information delivery advantage by harnessing unstructured data, such as
print stream data, and turning it into visually rich applications,
complete with interactivity and in-memory analytics for use both inside
and outside the firewall.
"As we cater to the growing demand for Actuate products and services in
Korea, we are pleasedto work with Megazone," said James Conway,
Regional Director for Asia Pacific at Actuate. "We believe that
Megazone's experience and relationships combined with Actuate's open,
flexible approach to building custom BI and information applications,
will enable more end users to take advantage of intuitive, full featured
Business Intelligence capabilities. Megazone and Actuate will be able to
more quickly deliver BI functionality - either as a standalone
application or tightly embedded into dashboards, portals and other
mission critical applications."
Megazone Corporation is a leader in the creative digital experience
space, specialising in the provision and management
of creative IT services and solutions. Prided on being a full-service,
one stop IT solution provider, Megazone focuses on delivering meaningful
business results to customers by applying its expertise in the area of
Digital Online Promotion, e-Commerce, Device GUI development, Web and
Domain hosting, 3D Motion content, eLearning and Cross Media content
development. Appointed as the best partner company by Microsoft Korea in
2010, as well as being a trusted partner and authorized reseller of
Google (News - Alert) Apps and a Google Enterprise Service, Megazone is expanding its
market by working with strong global partners such as Limelight Networks
and WatchGuard Technologies Inc.
Founded in 1998, Megazone has developed hundreds of sites, countless
rich media ads and applications across various digital platforms for
over 300 clients in Korea and globally, including Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics,
LG Electronics, LG Group, SK Telecom, Lotte Group, Asiana Airline, Gala
Europe, Gala Japan, Japan Airlines (JAL), KLM-Air France and Domino's
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Actuate - The people behind BIRT
Actuate founded and co-leads the Eclipse BIRT open source project.
ActuateOne® is a unified suite of products for rapidly
developing and deploying BIRT-based custom Business
Intelligence applications and information applications. Applications
built with ActuateOne provide one user experience regardless of task or
skill level; are supported by one server for any deployment including
cloud and are built with one BIRT design that can access and integrate
any data source - including high volume print streams. ActuateOne adds
visualizations, including interactivity, dashboards,
and deployment options to web and mobile BIRT applications, helping
organizations drive revenue through higher customer satisfaction and
improved operational performance.
Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in a diverse range of business
areas including financial services and the public sector. Founded in
1993, Actuate is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices
worldwide. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more
information, visit the company's web site at www.actuate.com
or visit the BIRT community at www.birt-exchange.com.
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