Fast technology October 2 news,Russia's parliament, the State Duma, has purchased a batch of homegrown alternatives to the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office for its members.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for reducing dependence on foreign technology products, and Moscow will replace Microsoft's products with domestic products on a large scale. Microsoft's Exchange Server and Outlook email clients have been replaced by email software developed by PJSC, Russia's state-run telecom operator.
Microsoft's two best-selling software products in the world are Windows, the computer operating system, and Office, which is widely used by the Russian government, businesses and individuals. In communications, commerce, education and other fields, Microsoft products play a key role.
Despite the difficulty of replacing the two pieces of software, Russia has spent 52.5 million rubles on the solution, which was delivered in full in September.
The technology-dependent relationship between countries is closely related to international relations, and once there is a divergence, it may lead to a cut-off of technology supply, which will affect national stability.It also reminds countries of the importance of developing their own technologies to reduce such risks.