Complex A5 Co. Ltd. is a russian software development company. The core of the development team is a group of researchers of the Institute of Informatics Systems of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science.
We are located in the Novosibirsk Scientific Center, also known as Akademgorodok - an unique town of science in the middle of Western Siberia. The point is known now as "Siberian Silicon Valley" due to fantastic concentration of companies specialized in computer software and hardware. Thirty-five research institutes of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences and the Novosibirsk State University, one of the top three Russian universities, constitute an excellent source of highly qualified IT specialists.
The development team exists since time of Kronos project.
Kronos was the first Russian 32-bit workstation with original hardware and software. It had 32-bit processor with original high-level language oriented architecture (Modula 2 was used as assembler) and original multi-user and multi-task operating system Excelsior. The processor was also used as element of MARS (Russian fifth generation computer project) in government project START.
In early 90s some Kronos project participants started their own companies: Excelsior, xTech, ProPro Group, InetLab and other. other former members of Kronos team successfully work in software companies in USA and other countries of the world.