IT-Weekly Review (05.10 - 11.10.2020)

IT-Weekly Review (05.10 – 11.10.2020)

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Gennady Belash | 11.10.2020

IT-Weekly Review (05.10 - 11.10.2020)


“Marvel-Distribution” and the Russian developer of integrated information security systems “Smart-Soft” announced the beginning of cooperation

Smart-Soft solutions are available to Marvel’s partners – universal security gateway (UTM) Traffic Inspector Next Generation and multifunctional firewall Traffic Inspector.

Traffic Inspector Next Generation is a software and hardware UTM for organizing controlled access to the Internet and protecting them from external threats. It provides filtering at different levels of the model
OSI and web-based management over a secure HTTPS connection, as well as over SSH using terminal access. The solution is deployed as a gateway at the corporate border
networks, allowing you to control information flows between the local network and the Internet. Traffic Inspector is a multifunctional firewall for monitoring and protecting Internet access in
corporate computer networks.

diHouse began supplying Chinese brand appliances 360

Company diHouse signed a distribution agreement with QiHoo 360 –
a Chinese developer of IT solutions and a manufacturer of equipment under the brand 360. Robot vacuum cleaners of this brand have already entered federal retail chains.

The diHouse company became the first official distributor of 360 products. 3 models of robot vacuum cleaners with laser navigation and one model with a gyroscopic one are on sale.

MERLION and CSBI (Computer Systems for Business JSC),

Russian developer of IT solutions for commercial and public sectors, signed a distribution agreement. It has already entered into force, its validity period is one year with the possibility
repeated prolongation. In the status of an exclusive distributor, MERLION starts the implementation of a new RPA solution ROOMY bots from October 2020 – a complex for the automation of “manual”
algorithmic processes using software robots. The areas of application of the solution (for any medium and large business) can be: finance, analytics and reporting, personnel management,
legal business, IT infrastructure, marketing and sales, workflow, operational processes at the enterprise, support services.

Marvel Distribution and Huawei Enterprise signed a memorandum

on strategic partnership (MOU). The parties intend to continue to distribute Huawei solutions through the Marvel partner network for representatives of the financial sector, industry,
transport, energy, mining and other industries, as well as for government organizations and the SMB sector.

The document was signed by Alexey Melnikov, CEO of Marvel Distribution, and Xiao Haijun, CEO of Huawei Enterprise Business Group in the Eurasia region.


Veeam Software announced the acquisition Kasten,

working in the field of backup and disaster recovery for the Kubernetes platform. The deal amounted to $ 150 million in cash and shares. According to
research group 451 Research,
part of the S&P Global Market Intelligence media holding, today nearly three quarters of organizations use Kubernetes or
plan to start using it in the next two years. Veeam is integrating Kasten into its cloud data management platform.

New products

Veritas Technologies presented updated platform Enterprise Data Services Platform (EDSP)
Of Russia The system has received new tools that will help reduce the risk of corporate data loss at lower costs, and
will also facilitate cloud storage management.

The new version of NetBackup 8.3, a key component of EDSP, now includes Veritas Resiliency Platform (VRP) and CloudPoint solutions.

Together, they increase the resiliency of client applications and infrastructure, and help protect and restore data wherever it is located.

AMD announced AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Processor Line Launched

for desktops based on Zen 3 architecture, expected to ship worldwide on November 5. These processors provide a 26% boost in gaming performance. Besides,
AMD has announced the return of the Armed to Win promotion from November 5 to December 31, 2020. Customers Who Purchase Qualifying AMD Processors
for desktop PCs will receive a free copy of Far Cry 6 Standard Edition – PC digital upon release.

Canon Russia announced the release of the updated series of large-format printers ColorWave and PlotWave. These series include two ColorWave models (3600, 3800) and five models
monochrome printers PlotWave (3000, 3500, 5000, 5500 and 7500).

Nutanix has released a platform-independent database management solution for the cloud, Era 2.0. Nutanix Database Management Solution Expanded To Cloud And
clusters. In addition, Nutanix announced expanded support for Postgres and SAP HANA, as well as a joint Era 2.0-based solution with leading technology company HCL.


PONY EXPRESS opens warehouses in Germany and Great Britain

Operator PONY EXPRESS develops Mail Forwarding and launches two new full-cycle warehouses – in Germany and Great Britain. The total area of ​​the facility in the UK is
2,000 sq.m, in Germany – 1,500 sq.m. The rented space will be used to handle shipments from foreign Internet retailers. The operational potential of the Berlin site will allow
handle over 6,000 shipments per day, in London – over 8,000.

Today, the company is already renting a warehouse in the USA with an area of ​​3,000 sq. m. The site processes online orders,,,,, and other online stores and marketplaces.

In total, the service will open access to more than 100 European online platforms and allow you to place online orders on,,,,, C&A (, Ralph Lauren (; Amazon (de /, EBay (de /, etc.


Classmates started selling products from AliExpress in the marketplace within the social network …

Investments in software development in Russia turned out to be less than the needs of the industry by 60%. The volume of all investment investments of Russian software companies at the end of 2019 amounted to at least ₽50
billion ($ 773 million). Calculations are based on a survey of software companies that RUSSOFT conducted in February-May 2020 as part of its own research. Considering that not all companies
are willing to disclose information about attracted investments (especially in case of large transactions, about which sometimes it is possible to find out only a few years after the completion), then we can assume that on
in fact, the volume of investments exceeded ₽65 billion ($ 1 billion). This result seems more realistic given that in 2020, due to the pandemic, it was not possible to conduct a full-fledged survey that provides
a sufficient sample and a relatively low error.

Raiffeisenbank Launches Enterprise Business System with SAP

This platform provides for the integration of the ERP system of the company with all servicing banks in a single interface. The product will allow corporate business to significantly reduce the load on
the company’s treasury by eliminating the need to move from one client bank to another, which is important for companies that have several servicing banks and operate in different countries.
The solution will make it more transparent and quick to request and compare conditions, as well as receive services from various banks.

Raiffeisenbank presented a platform for corporate business,

implementing financial services in the SAP contour. This platform provides for the integration of the ERP system of the company with all servicing banks in a single interface. The product will allow corporate
business to significantly reduce the burden on the company’s treasury by eliminating the need to move from one client bank to another, which is important for companies that have several
servicing banks and working in different countries. The solution will make it more transparent and quick to request and compare conditions, as well as receive services from various banks.

VTB has developed a special interface for ATMs,

designed to serve people with low vision. It can be used not only by VTB clients, but also by clients of other banks.

The implemented interface has all the necessary menu items, and the text itself is written in large white font on a black background. To switch to the mode for the visually impaired, you need to insert the card into the ATM and on
On the PIN input screen, press the button to go to a separate menu.

After that, a menu will open with the following options: “Cash withdrawal”, “Cash deposit”, “Balance request”, “Inversion” and “Shutdown”. If necessary, you can set a white background with a black
font, for this you need to go to the “Inversion” section.

“Sberbank Insurance” began to insure smartphones of subscribers of the communication operator SberMobile… Basic protection is already included in the tariff plans “Premier” and “Premier +” and does not require additional
payment. Most of Russian employers (71%) in 2020 kept the same size of social packages for employees, found out (part of the Sberbank ecosystem), and NPF Sberbank, having interviewed more
1000 managers and HR-directors of Russian companies.

Sberbank customers will be able to receive notifications about the evacuation of vehicles in Moscow

Sberbank together with GKU “Administrator of the Moscow Parking Space” has implemented a new service to inform Muscovites and city guests about the fact of evacuation of the car – “Check
evacuation “.

Each user of Sberbank Online can connect a free subscription to this service. In case of evacuation of his car, the subscriber will not only promptly receive a PUSH notification of the incident, but
and will be able to get acquainted with information about the violation, see the shortest route to a specialized parking lot and find out the conditions for obtaining a car. In addition, the driver will be able to online
pay for moving to a special parking lot and subsequent storage of the vehicle.

Payment terminals designed and manufactured by Terminal Technologies Group, once again successfully passed the audit of the MasterCard payment system. Electronics for transport and vending
of the T2100 lineup has confirmed compliance with the Terminal Quality Management (TQM) requirements.

The goal of the TQM program developed and maintained by MasterCard is to maintain the quality of payment terminals at all times. Two hundred, two thousand and two hundred thousand devices must be
just as good as the first product to undergo advanced EMV functional testing.

The state

The Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation informs,

that now users of the web version of the Unified Portal of State and Municipal Services can familiarize themselves with the information on qualified electronic signatures (CEP) issued in their name.

You can view information about CEPs issued in your name in your personal account on the State Services in the “Settings and Security” section, where you should select “Electronic Signature” from the drop-down menu. AT
This section contains data on the certification authority that issued the electronic signature, its serial number and validity period.


Beeline informs about a significant expansion of the network coverage in the Moscow metro. Now mobile Internet, as well as voice communication are available on the loaded lines of the Moscow metro –
Ring, Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya, Zamoskvoretskaya and Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya. According to the metro, the passenger traffic of these 4 lines is 52% of the total metro traffic per month.
Currently 4G is available at all stations, tunnels and crossings of the Ring and Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya lines. And also practically along the entire route of passengers along Zamoskvoretskaya and
Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya lines, with the exception of several tunnels, where work will be completed by the end of October 2020.

MTS announced the implementation of a project to transfer the Utair IT infrastructure to the cloud of the #CloudMTS provider. The project uses a certified cloud segment that provides high
security and complies with 152-ФЗ “On personal data”.

About 90% of Utair’s IT infrastructure has been transferred to the MTS cloud, including its subsidiaries and divisions throughout the country. Both internal IT systems and external client systems operate in the cloud.
resources. The project was completed within three months.

Nexign Completed Subscriber Migration at All Yota Branches

Company Nexign (part of IKS Holding), announced the completion of the migration project
subscribers in all branches of the Yota operator for the latest release of Nexign Network Monetisation Suite solution for tariffication, formation of charges and management of service quality policies in real time.

Yota offers its customers communication packages customized with minute and gigabyte precision, and differentiated payments for different types of traffic. The available technological solution is not
implied horizontal scaling, so the company needed a scalable and flexible tool for managing policies and billing within the network.

To improve the efficiency of its internal processes, Yota chose the Nexign Network Monetisation Suite, which includes solutions PCRF (Policy and Charging Rules Function), RCAF (RAN
congestion awareness function) and UDR (User Data Repository).

Tele2 scales its environmental project “Remelting»For the whole of Russia.

Everyone can hand over their old phone for recycling in communication salons in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region during the year. The collected phones will be sent to the Ecopolis corporation, which
unites a complex of plants for the disposal of electronic waste.

Beeline Business completed work within the project

to connect the cities of the Far East with an Internet traffic exchange point in Japan. Thanks to this, Beeline customers will increase the speed of access to foreign Internet resources.
The Directorate for Work with Telecom Operators and Roaming, with the support of colleagues from the technical block, implemented a large-scale project: provided a Beeline data network in the eastern part of the country
own communication channel with a capacity of 10 Gbps, organized along the route Khabarovsk – Tokyo.

MTS announces the implementation of the project for JSC “NESK-Electric Networks”.

MTS has developed and implemented an automated system for remote monitoring and collection of electricity meter readings on the #CloudMTS cloud platform. This allowed the power grid company to save
on operational processes up to 30% of costs. The project uses a certified cloud segment, which provides high security and complies with 152-FZ “On Personal Data”.


Wildberries turnover in the 3rd quarter increased by 94% to 106.8 billion rubles.

(net turnover, taking into account returns), in pieces – by 155% compared to the same period last year. Sales of Russian-made goods in pieces grew by 193%. In just nine
months of 2020, the turnover of the online retailer grew by 104% and reached 285.6 billion rubles, in pieces – by 164%.

Odnoklassniki started selling products from AliExpress in the marketplace within the social network. The social network Odnoklassniki has relaunched its own marketplace for goods together with AliExpress Russia.
Users gained access to more than 100 million new products that they can purchase without leaving the social network.

The user can make a purchase not only in the section with products, but also directly from his news feed or from a video with a product card. In addition, the OK marketplace forms a personal
product feed for all users, and customers can share new products with friends and receive valuable recommendations from them.

X5 Retail Group, managing retail chains Pyaterochka, Perekrestok and Karusel, launches an internal entrepreneurship program for employees who are ready to create and
scale innovative projects. The program is designed for 14 weeks; employees of retail chains and X5 can take part in it. During the operation of the internal accelerator X5 Idea Challenge
participants will work out their ideas using methodologies and tools for product development and will unite in project teams. Based on the results, the best teams will receive a dedicated budget for product development,
support from business experts and the company.

The program will bring together up to 50 teams, whose ideas will be chosen by internal business customers – functional divisions of X5 and retail chains. All participants will take an online accelerated development course


LANIT-Integration with the support of Intel has developed and implemented a system for remote coordination of medical actions in 39 clinics in Russia… Results of the successful April pilot in
the main coronavirus center of Moscow, GKB No. 40 (Kommunarka), allowed the solution to be scaled to other medical facilities. Intel is participating in this project in the context of its global initiative –
Pandemic Response Technology Initiative.

The technological solution is based on ergonomic “smart glasses” equipped with a video camera and a compact screen. They connect with other gadgets in a common information environment. Medical worker,
putting on glasses, he can broadcast audio and video from the infectious box with the patient to the “clean zone”. Врачи из «чистой зоны», в свою очередь, могут давать ему рекомендации, передавать
необходимые документы – историю болезни, фотографии и т. п. в режиме реального времени.

«Сименс» выступит интеграционным партнером в проекте группы Volkswagen

по созданию отраслевой облачной платформы Volkswagen Industrial Cloud. Это решение свяжет в единую сеть 122 завода группы по всему миру. В запуске этого промышленного облака участвуют 11
поставщиков с мировым именем – помимо «Сименс», над ним работают группа технологий автоматизации ABB, поставщик автокомплектующих Dürr, производитель ПО Celonis, специалисты по хранению данных

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