RT Labs launches a competence centre in the Urals

17 May

Company’s fifth regional branch

RT Labs, a Rostelecom subsidiary, has announced the launch of a regional branch in Yekaterinburg in the Urals Federal District, with S.Sirazhev as Director of the Competence and Sales Centre.

The event was attended by M.Bondarenko, General Director, RT Labs; A.Kolpakov, Vice President and Director of the Urals Branch, Rostelecom; V.Timofeev, Acting Director for Applied Projects of the Urals Branch; A.Myagkov, Head of IT and Communications, Yekaterinburg Regional Ministry for Transport and Communications; M.Markov, Chairman of the IT and Communications Committee of the Administration of Yekaterinburg, and A.Volkov, Deputy Director for Public and Corporate Projects of Rostelecom’s Yekaterinburg Branch.

Speaking to congratulate RT Labs, Mr Kolpakov said that a new branch in the Urals was an opportunity for Rostelecom to be more efficient in using the competences of its key contractor in implementing state-of-the-art technologies for the benefit of both public and commercial sector customers.

In his welcome speech, Mr Markov said that RT Labs was widely known across the region as a partner of repute and that establishing an office in Yekaterinburg would help the Company to build up strong ties with the government agencies for further informatization of the city and region.

Mr Bondarenko, RT Labs General Director, emphasized that having a branch in the Urals would help to efficiently manage every cycle of work related to contracting, implementation and maintenance of complex infrastructure projects. ‘Regional development is of strategic importance for us, and we will continue to expand our presence at the geographies of Rostelecom’s macroregional branches,’ he added.

The key objective for the RT Labs branch in Yekaterinburg will be to support Rostelecom projects in the following areas:

- Regional public service portals development
- Regional medical information systems implementation and maintenance
- Safe City project implementation
- Development and implementation of computerized photo and video traffic offence control systems
- Implementation and maintenance of computerized cloud service suites.

The Company has other regional branches in Voronezh, Yaroslavl, Kazan and Samara.