According to the decision of the Ministry of Commerce on March 8, 2013, the Russian company "T-Platforms" was included in the "list of organizations and persons acting contrary to the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States» (Supplement No. 4 to Part 744). The decision states that the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security has reason to believe that the activities of the "T-Platforms" is associated with the development of computer systems for military purposes and the production of computers for Nuclear Research.
In practice, this means that, in accordance with the Export Administration Regulations on March 8 for "T-Platforms' presumption introduced a ban on the export and re-export processors power more than 5 GFlops, as well as any goods and products manufactured in the United States or to U.S. technology in other countries. For export or re-export "T-Platforms" are required to obtain a license to the Bureau of Industry and Security.
"Expert" magazine quoted the CEO and co-owner of Vsevolod Opanasenko: "Roughly speaking, we are [now] can not buy sunflower oil, if the square on which is growing sunflowers, pollinated by U.S. pesticide." "Imposes a limit close opportunities not only for the purchase of electronic components in the United States, but also to order chips independently developed by the specialists of" T-Platforms, "in any factory of the world, because all the factories use U.S. technology. For "T-Platforms" means the actual "prohibition of trade" — said the chief editor of "Expert" Valery Fadeev.
From the famous achievements of the "T-Platforms" can be noted for the construction of MSU supercomputer "Lomonosov", who occupied the 26th place in the Top500 list as of November 2012, as well as the supply of a supercomputer in the State University of New York in October 2012. At the tender held by an American institution, "T-Platforms' managed to get around Dell and HP.