AWS, QCI look to bridge classical and quantum computing

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Hoping to bridge the gap between classical and quantum computers, startup Quantum Computing Inc.'s Qatalyst constrained optimization technology now works with AWS across the two platforms. The offering permits inexperienced quantum users to submit complex problems to one of several quantum-based systems through AWS' Braket quantum-based service. Users have the option of submitting the same problem to Qatalyst for either hybrid classical/quantum or can submit it to Qatalyst for pure quantum processing. "Our goal from the start was focusing on bringing business value to users and to provide them with a software product that is agnostic across quantum computing platforms," said Robert Liscouski, CEO of QCI. "We also want to reduce the amount of dependency there is on high-level programming resources that, historically, are required to run a...