Former Adviser to the President to take free software;

According to the publication RIA Novosti reported with reference to the representative of the former adviser to President Leonid Reiman, he established the company ROSA. Recall Reiman served as adviser to the president until September of this year, and before that was communications minister. ROSA company will develop a software-based platforms with open source. According to the representative of Rehmann, this software will be distributed under a free license, first in Russian and then the foreign markets.

The company plans ROSA - cooperation with Mandriva, developer of the eponymous distribution Linux. Mandriva, reportedly controlled by the Foundation for NGI, and Reiman was a part of its investors, said a source. And while the basic software products Leonid Reiman is the desktop operating systems ROSA Desktop and server platforms ROSA Server. In addition, a former adviser to the president is going to develop other projects in high-tech industry. According to his representative, they will focus on the sector of information technology and software. ”

6 November 2010

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