Russian domestic users will get Windows




Despite the adoption in 2010 by the Government of the transition plan of the federal authorities to free software (OSS) in these structures maintain a high level of dependence on foreign software. According to a member of the Duma Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption Ilya Kostunova responsibility for failure lies with the Ministry of Communications. The MP sent a request to the Office, in which he asked the head of the Ministry of Communications to report the current status of the plan and talk about the prospects of import substitution in this area.


“Perhaps, in the performance of the government commission had difficulties that prevented in certain decree deadlines to achieve these goals,” – said Kostunov. In this case, Ministry of Communications should be encouraged to speed up the work.

By order of the government, in December 2010, adopted a plan that includes the item “The introduction of the federal executive bodies and subordinate budget institutions base of free software.” Deadline – III quarter of 2014. Kostunov indicates that there is still “80% of all computers used in public institutions, established by the American operating system and office suite Microsoft. As a software to create database solutions are used … Microsoft (SQL), Oracle, IBM ».

The plan deals with the creation of national software platform (GMP), which was called the “Russian Windows». In NPP must enter the domestic assembly of the operating system based on open source software, as well as Russia’s database management system, office software, etc.

Some experts believe that the national OS can be created in three years. “Of course, this product is quite imperfect, but it will. As far as I know, it was even written terms of reference for a national OS, but the end result IT-community did not see, “- said General Director of the Civil InfoWatc Natalya Kaspersky. The representative Rambler sure that the creation of a platform enthusiasts can enjoy.

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