Alt is installed on 60,000 computers in schools and universities

Alt is installed on 60,000 computers in schools and universities


Catherine Alexandrova

In 2019, about 12 thousand distributions of domestic operating systems “Alt”, developed by the company “Basalt SPO”, implemented in Russian educational institutions. Total educational
More than 60,000 computers are running on these operating systems.

Alt operating systems are equipped with universities, specialized secondary schools, schools and institutions of additional education. OSes are implemented and maintained throughout Russia: from Kaliningrad
region to the Primorsky Krai. Among the educational institutions – Skolkovo Innovation Center, LETI, MEI, Baltic, Perm, Krasnoyarsk, Ufa State Universities. big ones
deliveries were made to schools in Moscow, Rostov, Ulyanovsk, Tula, Ivanovo and Yamalo-Nenets districts.

The company noted that they help schools and universities to build a learning process based on domestic information technology. Today’s students and students will take their jobs tomorrow,
being able to create and apply Russian software products that can really help the domestic technologies to become stronger in the future.

The specialized product distribution of OS “Alt Education” for educational institutions is included in the “Basalt SPO” product family. It is capable of working on Elbrus 801-PC / 801-K computers (architecture and
e2kv4 processor developed by the Russian company MCST), as well as – on computers with x86 (32- and 64-bit) and AArch64 (Jetson Nano, Raspberry Pi 3) processors. The Alt family of OS as a whole
works on computers of eight different hardware architectures.

At the end of 2019, the first delivery to the educational institutions of Russian computers “Elbrus” with operating systems “Alt”. MTUSI and children’s technoparks are equipped with an audience
“Quantum” in Vologda, Astrakhan and Skolkovo. Elbrus 801-PC, run by Alt Education, allows you to deploy up to three jobs on a single computer, which greatly reduces the cost
implementation and administration of one workplace, but we are talking about budget education organizations.

In addition to the operating system itself, Alt Education includes a large set of Russified applications for the daily work of students and teachers, tools for learning
technical, natural and humanitarian disciplines and the organization of the educational process. For example, tools for learning programming and development in idols, C / C ++, Pascal, and Python,
educational programs in mathematics, chemistry, astronomy, physics, applications for working with graphics and 3D modeling. Teachers have got server components at their disposal,
that allow you to organize e-learning management (including remote), teamwork collaboration, file and printer sharing.

Deliveries of operating systems to educational institutions are dealt with by Softline, Axoft, MONT, Rusnytek, Softtekhno (1C), Techcenter Balance, Russian Programs and others.

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Katerina Alexandrova

Catherine Alexandrova

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