Apple is ready to transfer users ‘ personal data on servers in the Russian Federation, reports “Kommersant”. Consent of the company immediately confirmed two sources familiar with the situation. “Neighbor” Apple’s data center was the hotel booking service Booking.com.
Partner of American corporations has become a data center IXcellerate. Earlier it became known that with the same firm agreed Internet company Booking.com. In this case, Apple to store information about Russian users enough seven percent of all facilities: the company has taken a 50 racks of 700. As IXcellerate and Apple declined to comment on the information.
Apple users are different categories of the population of Russia. It’s businessmen and politicians, and students. As stated by the head of the Russian Association of electronic communications Sergey I am from, if as a result of Apple’s refusal to carry data services company in the country was blocked, “it would cause great discontent and social tension” among Russians.