Intel turns into latest Western tech firm to suspend company in Russia

April 5 (Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp (INTC.O) explained on Tuesday it has suspended company operations in Russia, becoming a member of a slew of companies to exit the state following its invasion of Ukraine.

The company, which had past month suspended shipments to buyers in Russia and Belarus, reported it has carried out enterprise continuity measures to lessen disruption to its world-wide functions.

The Intel Corporation logo is viewed on a display in a keep in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

“Intel proceeds to be a part of the worldwide group in condemning Russia’s war versus Ukraine and contacting for a swift return to peace,” the company mentioned.

Intercontinental Business Equipment Corp (IBM.N) as well experienced suspended shipments as Ukraine urged U.S. cloud-computing and program providers to cut off business with Russia.

Servers from IBM, Dell Technologies Inc (DELL.N) and Hewlett Packard Business Co (HPE.N) top the industry in Russia, exactly where organizations and government agencies have relied on technological know-how formulated by the West as the basis for their owned-and-operated IT programs. read additional

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Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru Modifying by Sherry Jacob-Phillips and Arun Koyyur

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