In Russia started the development of equipment for the execution of the “Spring package”

Russian companies have started to master the production of equipment for the performance of “anti-terrorism package of Spring”, wrote on Tuesday the newspaper “Kommersant”.

The GS Group holding company started to develop and prepare for mass production of SSD-drives, which are used to store information inside servers, data storage systems (DSS), flash storage and workstations, told the newspaper the company representative.

The first customer will be the manufacturer of computers “Aquarius” which is going to domestic use SSDS GS Group in their servers. According to the newspaper, both companies have already signed an agreement of intent.

In the GS Group expect that the prototype SSD-drive capacity of 256 GB will be presented early next year, mass production will begin in the second half of 2017. The company plans to produce more than 1 million SSDS per year on the capacity of your cluster Technopolis GS in the Kaliningrad region. The representative of GS Group Andrey Bezrukov told the newspaper that one of the benefits of SSD from GS Group is a full-cycle production in Russia, which ensures the maximum security of the data.

Amendments to anti-terrorism legislation, the authors of which were made by the deputies Irina Yarovaya and Senator Viktor Ozerov, was approved on June 24 and signed by the President of Russia on July 7. From 1 July 2018, the act requires Telecom operators and Internet companies to store text messages and conversations between users.

In the first quarter of 2016, the volume of the Russian market amounted to $87,02 million, the largest supplier was Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), writes “Kommersant”, citing data from IDC. According to their estimates, the volume of the storage market in Russia for this period amounted to $90 million, the main players named EMC, IBM, Hitachi Data Systems, HP and NetApp. Russian President Vladimir Putin in July, has instructed the Ministry of industry and trade and the Ministry of communications to organize in Russia own manufacture of equipment for storage, the newspaper reminds.