Rostelecom becomes a universal data network carrier for the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company

Rostelecom has completed the establishment of highly-reliable corporate data transfer network for the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company (a part of the Rosatom State Corporation), which unites nine nuclear power plants in the North-Western, Central, Povolzhskiy, Southern and Ural federal districts.

According to the customer’s specification, to facilitate state-of-the-art reliability and fault tolerance, Rostelecom has provided 100% data transfer channel redundancy on geographically distributed routes across the whole network.

‘This projects has enabled the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company to increase the data transfer channel capacity towards the nuclear power plants by 2.5 times on average while almost halving the costs for it. The successful implementation of this project can help us both address our day-to-day challenges and lay the foundation for the development of the Company’s digital products’, Oleg Shalnov, the IT project management and integration department director at the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company, said.

‘The data transfer infrastructure has to be on part with the top-notch reliability of the nuclear power industry in the country. Being a universal data network carrier for the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company is both a challenge and a critical milestone for Rostelecom. We have delivered a dedicated corporate network with almost 100% reliability, which is designed to manage a sophisticated system and server as an infrastructure basis for new digital project development for our client’, Alexey Podryabinnikov, the corporate clients director at Rostelecom, noted.

The Rosatom State Corporation, the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company and Rostelecom PJSC have been strategic partners for many years. The companies have signed a Cooperation Memorandum to spur the development of digital economy in the Russian Federation and a Cooperation agreement to combat computer attacks to exchange information, technologies and skills in order to combine their efforts to protect corporate networks from malware and cyber attacks. In summer 2019, the largest Russian set of data centers was launched in the city of Udomlya, the Tver region (next to the Kalinin NPP), the protection level of which is second to none: Rostelecom owns 4,000 rack spaces in the first circuit, while Rosenergoatom holds 800.

Rostelecom PJSC is the largest digital services and solution provider in Russia that covers all market segments and encompasses millions of households, public and private companies. Rostelecom holds top positions in the realm of high-speed internet and paid TV. There are over 13 mln broadband users and 10.2 TV subscribers, over 5.4 of whom are using the ‘Interactive TV’ package. Rostelecom is a leading telecom operator for the Russian governmental authorities and corporate clients of all tiers. The company is a recognized technology pioneer in innovative e-government solutions, cyber security, data centers and cloud computing, health care, education, and utilities.

The Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company is a leading unit of the Electric Power Division of the Rosatom State Corporation. The JSC is the largest generation company in Russia in terms of the electric power output and the world’s 2nd one in terms of the atomic generation capacity. It encompasses all 10 nuclear power plants of Russia that have an affiliate status as well as companies facilitating the operation of the generation unit. All in all, the Russian NPPs operate 35 power blocks with the total installed capacity of 29.1 GW. 

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