EMC Founds Research Center at Petersburg University

21 Mar 2014

America’s EMC, a global leader in information technology as a service (ITaaS), and St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (STU) have launched a joint research and educational center for students of the university, according to a report by Digit.ru.

Oracle Patents 5 Developments from St. Petersburg in U.S.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Oracle Development Center in St. Petersburg is the largest engineering company in the center of mainland of Europe and the best currently working with Java products, said the center’s director Grigoriy Labzovsky at a recent company event, Digit.ru reported.

According to Labzovsky, the location is home to the largest team of engineers developing Java outside the United States.

U.S. NeoPhotonics Launches R&D and Sales In Russia

14 May 2013

US-based NeoPhotonics Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of integrated photonic circuits and opto-electronic modules and systems for the broadband high-speed data transfer based on them, announced the opening of a R&D center and sales office in Moscow to serve the Russian and Eastern European markets.

Microsoft Awards $110,000 to Developers from Tomsk and Kazan

31 Jan 2013

Microsoft Seed Fund has announced the awarding of grants to two Russian start-ups. A grant of $60,000 was handed to the MD.Voice project, a startup that grew out of a student project in Tomsk. And $50,000 was given to the Kazan-based RealSpeaker project. Both of the recipients have developed cutting-edge software based on speech recognition technology.

Microsoft Expanding Presence at Skolkovo

8 Nov 2012

Microsoft plans to open a new research and development (R&D) unit at Russia’s Skolkovo innovation centre, according to an announcement made on Tuesday. The company is already one of the largest investors in the center, alongside Nokia, Cisco, SAP, and others.

In 2010, Microsoft signed a letter of intent with Skolkovo that provided for the establishment of its R&D unit and the use of Russian experts to conduct various research.projects.

PeerApp Opens Research Facility in Russia

16 Aug 2012

PeerApp, a maker of Internet caching systems, has opened a new research and development facility in Novosibirsk, Russia.

The Newton-based company said the new R&D center will focus on large-scale deployments of its UltraBrand suite of products, which is used by 270 fixed and mobile network operators. The move will also enable the company to better respond to the Russian and Eastern European markets.

Alcatel-Lucent and Russian Technologies to develop 4G LTE in Russia

9 Jul 2012
Global telecom equipment corporation Alcatel-Lucent and state corporation Russian Technologies have signed a long-term agreement to develop a 4G LTE mobile network and create a new R&D center in Moscow

Quest Software Handed to Dell for $2.4 billion

3 Jul 2012
Computer maker Dell Inc., in a move to strengthen its software business in the face of declining PC sales, has just acquired Quest software for $2.4 billion. The deal ends a months-long bidding war that saw offers for the California-based company rise from an initial bid of $2 billion. According to the L.A. Times, Dell plans to make Quest...

IBM Increases Presence in Russia

27 Jun 2012

IBMIBM has announced a $6 million expansion plan for Russia and the CIS. By June 30 the firm will add ten new fully operational offices to its existing 12, almost doubling local staff in a bid to “capture regional business growth and increase [its] presence in the fastest growing markets in the world.”

Bauman University and IBM Team Up for Research on “Smarter City”

26 Apr 2012

IBMBauman University, a leading Russian technical university, and IBM have launched “Smarter City,” a scientific and educational center based on the latest approaches to urban infrastructure management…


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