19 Oct 2022 17:53

Russian Digital Ministry launches Russian software marketplace

MOSCOW. Oct 19 (Interfax) - The Russian Digital Ministry has launched a marketplace of Russian software included in the register of domestic software, the ministry said in a statement.

"The russoft.ru portal gathers together domestic software products presented on the market and included in the register of Russian software," the statement said.

In order to place software on the marketplace, rights holders will have toa apply on the Gosuslugi public services website.

At the moment, more than 1,000 solutions have been made available on the marketplace. Product pages describe their main characteristics - functionality, cost, compatibility with operating systems, foreign analogues which the software can substitute for.

Currently, customers can choose a product by category (development tools, system software, information security, etc.), by industry (education, industry, finance, etc.). In the near future, Russoft.ru will expand its functionality: product rating will appear and customers will be able to leave reviews about the products.

Digital Minister Maksut Shadayev announced the intention to launch a Russian software marketplace in March. The expectation was that the marketplace would be launched in May.