Actuate picks Elcom International and Phototype as 2013 Excellence Award Winners

Actuate Corp. (NASDAQ: BIRT) said it has named Elcom International and Phototype as winners of the 2013 Actuate Excellence Awards at the Actuate Customer Day in New York City, for their innovative implementations of BIRT to access real-time data and deliver personalized insights to end-users.

Elcom enables interactive electronic commerce by developing and licensing proprietary software systems to its clients, primarily within the healthcare, government and education sectors. The company embeds Actuate software into its own PECOS offering to provide its clients with secure access to nearly one terabyte of easily configurable historical data, putting Elcom squarely in the Big Data management category.

Phototype focuses on the pre-press, packaging and in-store brand graphics printing processes for major retail and wholesale consumer product goods brands. The company regularly samples press runs from multiple print suppliers to detect sources of unfavorable visual variances, such as colour. This information is delivered to Phototype´s print quality management system, which provides comprehensive, real-time analytics.

Clients are able to view this data on custom dashboards from Phototype to gain critical performance insights that enable them to make immediate decisions about their print supply chain.

Actuate provides software to BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that deliver personalized analytics and insights to customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT the open source IDE and develops BIRT iHub the world-class deployment platform to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley and online at and