RED OS is deployed onto the Baikal processors

"Baikal Electronics", the developer of Russian Baikal family processors and the RED SOFT, a domestic IT solutions maufacturer and services supplier, announced the expansion of cooperation between Russian hardware and software manufacturers.

"RED SOFT", the developer of RED OS, has confirmed successful testing of its product for the compatibility with the ARMv8 processor architecture, to which the domestic processor Baikal-M developed by "Baikal Electronics" belongs.

RED OS is the Russian general-purpose Linux family operating system for servers and workstations. It is FSTEC of Russia certificate holder (cert. №4060 dated 12.01.2019) that confirms its compliance with information security requirements and allows its use in government information systems and personal data information systems up to class 1 inclusive. RED OS is registered in the Unified Register of Russian Software and Databases of the Ministry of Communications of Russia (№3751).

The Baikal-M is a 28 nm "on-chip" system based on eight 64-bit ARM cores Cortex-A57 (ARMv8-A; four clusters of two cores each) with up to 1.5 GHz frequency and an eight-core Mali-T628 graphics processor with up to 700 MHz frequency. The processor is already available for ordering and various partner devices based on it are being actively developed.

"We are pleased to cooperate with the RED SOFT company, the developer of RED OS, one of the most popular Russian operating systems", Andrey Evdokimov, Baikal Electronics CEO, says. - We hope that as early as in the IV quarter of 2020 the market will see examples of 100% domestic products based both on Russian hardware and Russian software. Our goal is to develop an integrated ecosystem of domestic equipment and achieve compatibility with all major Russian operating systems".

"Cooperation with Baikal Electronics" is a priority, as it is critical for the domestic IT market to create integrated importindependent solutions. Successful results of RED OS testing on Baikal-M open new perspectives both for product development and for the industry as a whole", - Rustam Rustamov, Deputy RED SOFT CEO, comments.

About Baikal Electronics:
"Baikal Electronics" - Russian company, founded in 2012 and specializing in the design of integrated chips and systems on the crystal based on ARM and MIPS architectures. The company's developments are targeted to the Russian and international markets of energy efficient computer and industrial systems with different levels of performance and functionality. Baikal-M is a multifunctional system on a chip with eight cores of ARM Cortex-A57, 8-core graphics processor Mali-T628 and a set of high-speed interfaces, including HDMI, PCI Express, 10Gb Ethernet and SATA. Baikal-M is designed for desktops, notebooks, monoblocks, microservers and embedded systems. For more information please visit the official "Baikal Electronics" JSC website at: