At the golden end // Interest in computers with minimum performance is growing in the Russian Federation

The sharp rise in demand for electronics in Russia has also affected relatively cheap client devices used to access server capacity, manufacturers and sellers of so-called thin clients say. Popular single-board PCs used in this capacity can already be ordered only through unofficial channels. Experts explain the increased interest in devices by the transition of … Read more

The Ministry of Digital Transformation offered government agencies to switch to cloud solutions of Yandex, Rostelecom and VK

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko instructed the Ministry of Digital Development to prepare measures to protect the country’s information infrastructure. The department reported that Yandex, Rostelecom and VK are ready to provide their public cloud spaces for moving the websites of government agencies from non-professional sites, and the ministry also offers them to transfer … Read more

Disclosure agreement // Yulia Tishina on approaches to the regulation of personal data in different countries

The growing complexity and diversity of Internet technologies make attempts to regulate them more and more controversial and confusing. Especially when it comes to collecting and processing information. For example, the European Data Protection Board announced on February 15 that it would review cloud services with 22 national regulators, including those provided by Amazon, Google … Read more

Playing Ways Qatar // Loudplay Platform Launches in the Middle East Region

The cloud gaming service Loudplay, one of the shareholders of which is ex-Minister of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov, is entering Qatar and will provide services under the Vodafone brand. The operator is already developing 5G in the region, so it is interested in services based on this communication standard for the mass segment. But the Russian … Read more

Big data clouds // Experts assessed the level of digitalization of key sectors of the economy

Digitalization contributes to the growth of all sectors of the economy, but the level of implementation of its technologies by sector varies significantly. According to the estimates of the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) of the Higher School of Economics, the first three industries that are leaders in the process in … Read more

Who Affected by Amazon Cloud System Disruptions // Infographics

In December, the largest player in the cloud infrastructure market Amazon Web Services (AWS) crashed three times. Services such as Disney +, Netflix, Zoom were disconnected for several hours. Where the failure was observed – in the infographics of Kommersant. …

VimpelCom buys cloud divisions of IBS

Vymplekom has closed a deal to purchase cloud services provider IBS DataFort from IBS, according to the USRLE data. The fact that the company is going to buy the service from IBS, it became known in June, RBC sources estimated the transaction amount at 2.5-3 billion rubles. “. IBS DataFort, according to information from the … Read more