In the Stavropol Research Institute of sheep and goat breeding have created their own operating system called Ivan OC. This was told by the local resource Don24.ru with reference to Denis Belov, head of the Institute's information technology laboratory.
According to Belov, for the creation of OS programmers took up mainly because of the strategy of import substitution. At the heart of Ivan OC is Linux. The development took five years and 40 million rubles, she was engaged in a team of seven people. Now it is installed on almost all PCs of the Institute. In the near future it is planned to officially introduce the OS. According to the idea, Ivan OC will provide free of charge, but charge a fee for technical support. In comments to the publication on Don24.ru Denis Belov explained that Ivan OC is only one of the components of the whole technological platform. He also notes that in addition to VNIIOK, the main rights holders of this platform are "Cloud Information Systems" and "Etalon".