26 March, 15:21

Russian government gives up using iPads

Russian government gives up using iPads

However, this move is not linked to any sanctions against Apple Inc., the Minister of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov assured.

The Russian government has moved from using iPads to Samsung tablets. However, this move is not linked to any sanctions against US-based Apple Inc., the Minister of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov stated on Wednesday.

Earlier, members of the government used iPads at cabinet sessions and consultations, but now the ministers are using Samsung tablets.

“These are specially protected devices that can be used for processing confidential data. Part of the information at cabinet sessions is confidential, and these (Samsung) devices completely satisfy these requirements and have undergone the strictest certification,” Nikiforov said. He added that the change occurred not a long time ago. The move is of technical origin, Nikiforov specified.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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