KAZAN, June 7. /TASS/. Aircraft holding Russian Helicopters intends to switch to Linux operating system, Kamil Gazizov, CEO of RT-Inform, told reporters.
RT-Inform software developer is a subsidiary of Rostec Corporation. Russian Helicopeters is also part of Rostec.
According to Gazizov, the relevant agreement was signed during the CIPR IT conference.
"We are starting a series of projects, such as switching to the Linux operating system. The National Center of Computerization has some developments in this regard," he said adding that the first stage of the transition will be completed by the end of 2016.
On June 7, CIPR (Innovation technology of Industrial Russia) the first IT conference in Russia, opened in Innopolis, a new Russian city, located in the Republic of Tatarstan.
The CIPR’s business program focuses on issues related to parallel development in IT and industry - two sectors that largely determine the modern economy. An important part of the business program is devoted to venture investment and import substitution.