Nvidia will close the office in Russia
By the end of October 2022, NVIDIA will close the office in Russia due to “the impossibility of ensuring the effective work of employees”. Forbes writes about this.
The company takes out employees who agreed to relocation to other countries on charter aircraft. With those who are from moving, the technical gigant will terminate the contract by agreement of the parties with the weekend.
Until February, the Russian chipmaker office included about 300 people, at the moment there were 240 left – mostly engineers.
The representative of NVIDIA did not comment on information on the export of employees with charter aircraft, but confirmed that the company announced the closure of the Russian office on September 30.
In March, technical gigant suspended the sale of products in the country.
In the summer, NVIDIA ceased to renew the new licenses for cloud gaming software for Russian companies. Then the sources of Kommersant said that this could complicate the work of supercomputers of Yandex, Solana exploit. Sberbank and MTS using accelerators A100 TA DGX-2.
Recall that in September NVIDIA and AMD received a prescription from the US Department of Trade prohibiting the export of AI-Chips to China and Russia.
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