Establish a national cloud platform is the reduction in the share of foreign software in Russia, the volume of which now exceeds 75 percent, according to “Kommersant”.
MOSCOW, 19 Oct. The project “Replatform” who started IT company Parallels, designed with the aim of creating a Russian cloud platform instead of Microsoft Azure, Amazon Cloud and VMware vCloud, reports “Kommersant”.
According to the developers, the national cloud platform “will become the basis of the sovereignty of Russia, a strategic export to countries seeking technological independence from the United States.”
The share of foreign software, including from the United States, according to Parallels, greater than 75 percent, or 90 billion rubles in money terms that, as emphasized in the company, “becomes an unacceptable risk.”
In 2015-2016 “Replatform”, according to “Kommersant” with reference to materials Parallels, intends to raise 1.05 billion roubles to Finance, and by 2018 to reach self-sufficiency. After 2020 the annual turnover of the project “Replatform” should exceed $ 50 million, and the profit is $ 8 million.