Niku Renews with Actuate to Deliver Enterprise Reporting for IT Management and Governance

Bracknell, Berkshire, UK – July 28th , 2005 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the world leader in Enterprise Reporting Applications, today announced that Niku Corporation, the global leader in IT Management and Governance (IT-MG) solutions, renewed its relationship with Actuate to deliver mission-critical information in its applications. By leveraging Actuate’s Enterprise Reporting Application Platform, Niku has been able to deliver intuitive reporting capabilities to enable 100% of authorised users to gain the visibility they need to improve corporate performance.

Niku has utilised Actuate’s robust development architecture to create a seamlessly integrated reporting environment for users of Niku applications. Actuate’s broad integration capabilities have enabled Niku to provide a reporting experience that is visually integrated with their applications. As a result, critical information is accessible to every user of the applications, without necessitating any special training. In addition, Niku leverages Actuate’s scalability to bring performance reporting information to large numbers of users in enterprise-wide deployments of its applications.

"Actuate‘s reporting platform is a strong complement to our Clarity solution, which delivers more than 35 out-of-the-box reports," said Jan Sondergaard, VP of Product and Strategy at Niku. "We have renewed our long-standing relationship as an Actuate OEM customer due to Actuate’s ability to deliver the enterprise reporting technology we need to create a high-value reporting experience."

"We’re delighted that Niku continues to validate our common vision that improved corporate performance requires the adoption and use of business critical information by 100% of users," said Pete Cittadini, President and CEO of Actuate. "Niku’s solutions instantiate this vision by making information accessible to all authorised application users, not just a small minority."

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