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November 30, 2011

Strategic Alliance with QC Soft Announced by Actuate

A strategic collaboration with QC Soft has been announced by Actuate (News - Alert) Corporation’s Output Management business. Actuate Corporation is the top open source Business Intelligence or BI vendor known for BIRT. QC Soft is an Italian document management solutions and services specialist.

Enterprise information is transformed into intelligent content with solutions from Actuate. The ECM investments of companies are therefore optimized. Document creation and output management services and solutions are provided by QC Soft. These solutions are delivered through analysis, consulting and support services.

Actuate's continued commitment to expand its footprint in Southern Europe is evident from this alliance. Local document management requirements can be now addressed through appropriate solutions, local knowledge and convenient sales channels. QC Soft's expertise in sectors like utilities and finance can be now tapped by Actuate's Xenos Group through this partnership.

The Xenos Enterprise Output Management solution will be launched by Actuate in Italy. By streamlining the collection, processing and control of large batches of documents, local companies will be able to reduce costs with this solution. Actuate’s complete suite of Output Management products will be now accessible by QC Soft. Actuate will also provide marketing, communications, technical and sales support.

In a release, Jeff Mills, VP of International, Xenos Group at Actuate said, “We see Italy as a key market so it was crucial to invest time and resources in selecting the right partner. QC Soft has demonstrated high levels of professional expertise, has a deep knowledge of the local market, and a team of specialists who understand and will be able to promote the new generation of Actuate products in Italy.”

According to Maurizio Cantone, MD for QC Soft, the company is thrilled to be part of Actuate's expansion in Italy. Italian companies will be now provided high-performing solutions by QC Soft. These solutions will help in simplifying the document management process.

Cantone said, “This is now crucial for any business - from document control, to format migration and search and index functionalities. In addition, the support and other services Actuate has made available to us means we are able to deliver a reliable and comprehensive offering. “

In other news, Actuate Corporation recently unveiled BIRT mobile business intelligence for Android (News - Alert) devices.With BIRT Mobile, developers can deploy custom BI, dashboards, analytics, reports and interactive content natively on Android mobile devices, the company reported.

Carolyn John is a Contributor to TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please columnist page.

Edited by Jennifer Russell

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