Yandex plans to move the development of unmanned transport technologies abroad, writes Commersant with reference to informed sources, and it has become known that the company is already transferring the work of the associated structures to cloud services by foreign service providers.
The source also reported that the drone development team had begun to move from internal platforms to overseas services, including a transition from Startrack's internal task manager to YouTrack or Jira, and that the project's system code wanted to move from Yandex's internal reposition to GitHub, where Kommersant found a closed corporate account with the name roovvy.ai.
Plans to transfer unmanned vehicle services from domestic infrastructure to foreign cloud platforms by mid-September were indeed discussed at a meeting of the substantive unit on 15 July, and confirmed to Commersant one of its participants.
The Commersant's source in one of the line ministries said that Russian drone developers had encountered problems in purchasing equipment because of sanctions. " He said. This was confirmed by CEO Smart Enguines Vladimir Arlazarov, who expressed the view that by transferring the work of his services to the outside clouds, the company, along with mobility, sought to emphasize international status as well as reduce sanctions risks.