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Consortium on development of an ecosystem of developers and decision makers for DWH

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2019: Agreement on creation of consortium

On July 10, 2019 between development center and productions mikroelektronikigs Nanotech, DEPO Computers company and the Petrozavodsk state university signs the agreement on creation of the consortium aimed at development in Russia of an ecosystem of developers and producers of products and services for the storage systems (SS) for market grouping of competitive solutions.

Agreement parties agreed about joint project implementation on development of domestic goods and hardware-software solutions in the field of DWH and to production of ADP equipment, peripheral and telecommunication equipment for DWH in the territory of the Russian Federation. Integration of technologies of participants for development of joint products began. The consortium is open for cooperation and continues search of partners.

In the agreement it is specified that formation of a domestic ecosystem of developers and producers of hardware-software solutions should promote digital sovereignty of the country; the parties are also obliged to promote promotion and projects implementation on development, design and production of domestic hardware-software solutions, to develop domestic element base and electronic components for DWH, ADP equipment, peripheral and telecommunication equipment; extend the best practices based on domestic technologies and ADP equipment of the Russian production; promote creation of new jobs in the country.

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"The digital economy is first of all economy of data. All key digital technologies — Big Data and IoT, robotization and artificial intelligence — require absolutely a different approach to systems providing storage and information processing. DWH on magnetic carriers which still occupy the lion share in deliveries of this kind of the equipment to Russia are incapable to cope with these tasks. Buying such solutions today, tomorrow we will receive outdated and functionally limited equipment. It is obvious that the future behind productive All-Flash-solutions. At the same time the maximum localization of production of SSD on korpusirovanny in the Russian Federation NAND of memory is quite real and perspective task. At due synchronization of actions of the market and the state in several years in our country there will be a huge choice of DWH on domestic drives, with domestic software and other components that will allow Russia to become one of engines of the market of data",
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Consolidation of key players for the solution of strategic tasks will be approved with the updated state policy in the field of the domestic radio electronics assuming according to forecasts, formation of different product and project consortia for consolidation of industry players and resources on the disruptive directions.

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"The adopted agreement should accelerate process of digital transformation of the Russian business. The created ecosystem will become a basis for further initiatives in the field of integration of the Russian software developers and hardware solutions",
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"We implement research projects in the field of storage systems since 2017 together with GS Nanotech. The university integrates results of Research and Development into educational programs, thereby performing training of professionals for work in domestic and foreign labor markets. The agreement will allow to implement our developments in real products and to bring them to the civil market",

noted Vadim Putrolineen, the project manager Petrgu on development of DWH
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By estimates of analytical center GS Group, the market of storage systems in Russia develops towards all-flash-solutions that corresponds to global trends. Only deliveries of SSD to Russia in 2018 showed height more than 30% in comparison with 2017. At the same time turnover of the market of SSD in Russia remained at the previous level — about 200 million USD. Gradual decrease in the average price of SSD in the market also is a trend and creates additional incentives for transition to DWH of all-flash.