VKontakte, the social network, discussed the situation and commented on the potential lack of server capacity as a result of sanctions and withdrawal of many foreign firms from the Russian marketplace.
Alexander Tobol, VKontakte’s technical director, stated that the company has a double supply server resources. This is vital, since the social network’s load keeps growing.
“We work with many suppliers to keep the situation under control. Stock levels are at least twice that of our competitors. [серверных мощностей]While our developers are always optimizing, we are able to withstand all loads currently available for at least a year.”, – TASS quotes the statements of Mr. Tobol.
VKontakte can continue functioning as usual for at most one year.Our services are less resource-intensive, which means we can serve more people with the resources available to us.Alexander Tobol added:
He also pointed out that the domain name vk.ru was purchased by the social network to protect users against phishing. This domain was owned by Vernost Kachestvo LLC since 1999.