Beginning in 2004, RUSSOFT Association has been conducting the annual market surveys which studied the entire Russian software development industry. The results whereas form the unique source of information for the State bodies, international analysts and clients, as well as for the whole Russian software industry itself.
You are welcome to look through results of our study in Y2014!
RUSSOFT Association is the most important nation-wide amalgamation of software development companies (both — software vendors and software development service providers) from Russia, but also comprising a number of companies from Ukraine and Belarus.
RUSSOFT Association was created in 1999 in St. Petersburg (Russia) as a noncommercial partnership under the name of “Consortium Fort Ross” composed of 10 local companies. Consortium was primarily intended to coordinate joint marketing efforts of its members for promoting Russian software development services worldwide. After the merger with NSDA, a Moscow based Software Developers Association, in 2004, the united Association took the name of RUSSOFT Association.
RUSSOFT unites over 80 companies with the total staff exceeding 30 thousand qualified software engineers. 9 member companies of RUSSOFT enter the List of 100 World leading outsourcing service providers (Global Services, 2014). Names of 8 RUSSOFT members are listed in the ratings of World leading software vendors in particular software segments (including Gartner Magic Quadrants). RUSSOFT is the major lobbyist of the industrial interests in the State bodies at all levels. The Association also works on developing IT-education and professional retraining, on diminishing administrative barriers, on High-Tech export support.
RUSSOFT organizes numerous marketing events worldwide, it also conducts marketing campaigns among major Russian customers, including State corporations. Members of RUSSOFT Association form the Pyramid of the Russian software development industry — from startups to worldly known corporations — which represents the major Russian IT-centers — Moscow, St. Petersburg, cities from Siberia, Ural and Volga areas.