QCI announces out-of-the-box quantum optimization for AWS


LEESBURG, Va., May 3 / PRNewswire / – Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) announced today that QCi’s Qatalyst-constrained optimization is now available as Software as a Service (SaaS) at Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) for both classics is available and quantum computers. The SaaS service eliminates the need for complex quantum programming. It enables technical experts (SMEs) to submit their complex optimization problems to Qatalyst, which uses the performance of quantum-capable computer software on classic processors to provide solutions. Users can also submit minor problems to a variety of Quantum Processing Units (QPUs) through Amazon Braket, using the exact same API, with no need for quantum skills. Since QPUs are scaled to support production usage, SMEs can present exactly the same problem to Qatalyst for hybrid classical / quantum or pure quantum processing.

With Qatalyst SaaS, users have direct access to the software and hardware required to calculate the calculation results. Users or workflows simply use one of the six calls to the Qatalyst API to submit today’s problems without new programming or changes to the problems. The service offers:

  • Seamless access to Qatalyst-constrained optimization running on classical or quantum computing resources.
  • Conveying today’s limited optimization problems, eliminating the need to create complex new quantum programs that are expensive, risky, and complex.
  • Access a wide variety of quantum hardware through Amazon Braket, so users can avoid being banned from quantum hardware vendors.
  • Improved performance, accuracy and a variety of results to make more informed business decisions compared to alternative quantum-ready and classic optimization solutions with limitations.

QCI works closely with AWS technology to ensure that Qatalyst gives classic users and workflows the best possible experience when leveraging quantum techniques and resources. Today, the Qatalyst SaaS service offers quantum-ready constrained optimization that accelerates and improves the accuracy and diversity of results on classic systems. It can accept limited optimization problems as well as diagram models for the calculation. It also includes seamless access to QPUs through Amazon Braket, including D-Wave, IonQ, and Rigetti.

“We leverage the power of AWS for both CPU and QPU resources to make quantum computers available on demand via the cloud without expensive, lengthy trial-and-error programming,” said Robert Liscouski, CEO of QCI. “By combining Qatalyst with AWS, companies have a practical and scalable approach to exploring the value of the quantum computer. Customers benefit from the cloud to solve today’s problems with classic approaches, as well as from simplified access to quantum computers in order to prepare for the future – without risk, without programming, only with better results. “

Today’s QPUs are not yet sufficiently scalable to solve large calculations. Today users can run smaller subsets of problems while waiting for the hardware scale required for larger solutions. As a quantum-capable SaaS service, Qatalyst acts as a seamless bridge between classic and quantum computing.

Amazon Braket is a fully managed quantum computing service that helps researchers and developers get started with the technology to accelerate research and discovery.

“Amazon Braket provides easy access to a variety of quantum computing technologies,” said Richard Molds, general manager of Amazon Braket, AWS. “Services like QCI’s Qatalyst are important in bringing quantum computing to a wider audience and helping customers explore the combination of classical and quantum computing. We are excited to support the QCI team in delivering innovative solutions built on top of Amazon Braket. “

QCI’s QikStart program, launched in February, provides quantum literacy as well as access to AWS classical and quantum computing resources. It helps selected participants to accelerate the adoption of quantum computers to solve business-critical problems for companies. Attendees will also get access to the Qatalyst Quantum Applications Accelerator, hardware, expert resources, and funding to explore and expand the limits of quantum computing for practical business results.

For more information on QCI, please visit www.quantumcomputinginc.com

About Quantum Computing Inc.

Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB: QUBT) (QCI) is focused on accelerating the value of quantum computing for real business solutions. The company has developed the first software that bridges the performance of classical and quantum computers, hides the complexity and enables SMEs to solve complex computing problems today. QCI’s team of experts in finance, computing, security, math and physics has more than a century of experience with complex technologies. From innovative supercomputing innovations to massively parallel programming to security that protects nations. For more information on QCI, please visit www.quantumcomputinginc.com.

Source: Quantum Computing Inc.


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