Shell, a global group of energy and petrochemical companies present in more than 70 countries, announced in mid-May that its Russian division has inked an agreement with Russian company Antel-Oil on joint research into ways of developing software to process 3D seismic prospecting data.
ITFY, a Russian public-private IT services provider, has announced the opening of its development center for microelectronics hardware and software development based on the IBM platform, the company said in a statement.
“Through this project, we will be able to make the Russian microelectronics industry more competitive on the world market within a couple of years,” said Michael Wirth, head of Business Development at IBM Russia and CIS.
Softline has announced the company’s results for the 2012 fiscal year, reporting a total turnover for the group of $805 million, a 34 percent increase over the $600 million the company made in 2011. For the reporting period, the company has significantly outperformed the growth rate of the Russian IT market as a whole.
During the past year, the company has implemented its strategy by focusing on maintaining and strengthening its leading position in the segment of software development and IT services, cloud computing, and geographic expansion.
On May 18, the second ProfsoUX conference on usability and experience design was held in St. Petersburg. The event took place at the PetroCongress conference center and attracted nearly 300 software design professionals who gathered to learn new skills and network with colleagues.
Russian scientists have announced plans to launch Europe’s largest supercomputer with a capacity of 10 PFLOPS, reports Cnews. The current computing power of the prototype is currently 523.8 teraflops. The array includes 3,300 CPU cores and occupies a space of 20 square meters.
The Joint Supercomputer Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS MSC) has created the MVS-10P supercomputer with a capacity of 10 PFLOPS, which will become the most powerful computer in Europe, according to ITAR-TASS.
In the early 2000s, Igor Sysoev, then a systems administrator at Rambler, entertained himself at work by writing a program called NGINX (pronounced “engine-x”). By the early 2010’s, NGINX had made him a millionaire in less than five minutes.
December 11, 2012. Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Speech Technology Center (STC) has announced the successful deployment of the world’s first biometric identification platform that combines voice and face identification capabilities. The state-of-the-art system was deployed nationwide in Ecuador, where the goal has been to equip the country’s security services with new identification technologies and investigative tools in the country’s continuing fight against crime.
ETNA Software, a technology solutions provider for financial markets and has been operating internationally for more than ten years, will demonstrate financial software technologies for electronic trading and asset management at the Traders Expo held at Caesars Palace Las Vegas from Nov. 14-17. ETNA Software’s booth number is #108, and is located in the main exhibition hall.