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IBM Quantum System One Deployed at Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland and Armonk, NY – March 20, 2023 – Today, Cleveland Clinic and IBM officially unveiled what they said is the onsite, private sector IBM-managed quantum computer in the United States. The IBM Quantum System One will be the first quantum computer in the world to be uniquely dedicated to healthcare research and biomedical discoveries. […]

NCSA Facilitating Access to IBM Quantum Computing for Univ. of Illinois Researchers

Urbana-Champaign, IL — The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has released a story on improved access to IBM Quantum computing systems for UofI researchers through the Chicago Quantum Exchange. NCSA is assisting by coupling researchers with allocations to IBM quantum computing systems. “This is exciting because there is growing […]

@HPCpodcast: All Things Quantum from 3 Practitioners at Brookhaven Lab (Guess Which Quantum Platforms They Use)

Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Kerstin Kleese van Dam, Gabriella Carini, and Meifing Lin join Shahin and Doug to discuss all things quantum, covering quantum sensing, quantum networks and quantum computing. These women are the front lines of HPC and quantum, discussing the state of quantum capabilities today, workloads in which quantum delivers advantages over classical computing, and the challenges of quantum from an experience-based point of view.

Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale Launches Quantum Computing Readiness with IBM

Paris, Nov. 8, 2022 – IBM Quantum Network member Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale and IBM today announced that they have started the discovery phase of an engagement to include exploring applicability of quantum computing to banking and insurance use cases and development of a proof of concept and have started workforce development. This engagement marks the […]

@HPCpodcast: Google Cloud’s 9 Exaflop AI Supercomputer, Chip Price Hikes, HPC Helps Photograph a Black Hole in Our Galaxy and IBM’s Quantum Ambitions

@HPCpodcast was so pleased with our last episode, an extensive interview with the University of Tennessee’s (and Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s) Jack Dongarra (our followers liked it too), that we decided to let that episode stand as a special, double podcast edition podcast. Now Shahin and Doug are back behind our mics talking about a raft of interesting news in the HPC/AI world, including what Google Cloud bills as the fastest AI supercomputer, price hikes on chips from TSMC and Samsung, the role of the Frontera supercomputer in the visualization of a black hole in our Milky Way galaxy and IBM’s ambitious and well-executed quantum computing roadmap.

IBM Quantum Promises 4,000-Qubit Processor in 2025, Envisions ‘Quantum-Centric Supercomputing’

At its Think 2022 conference this week, IBM declared its intent to deliver a 4,000+ qubit processor (“Kookaburra”) built with multiple clusters of scaled quantum computing processors. The updated quantum plan comes a year after IBM’s last roadmap announcement at Think 2021, in which IBM doubled down on delivering a 1,121-qubit processor by 2023.  Now […]

IBM to Install Quantum System in Quebec as Part of HPC-AI Partnership

Quebec, Canada –  The Government of Quebec and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a partnership involving quantum computing, AI, semiconductors and high-performance computing (HPC) through the launch of the Quebec-IBM Discovery Accelerator. The new technology hub is focused on developing projects, facilities, collaborations and skills-building initiatives in such research areas as energy, life sciences and sustainability.    The Quebec-IBM Discovery Accelerator will serve […]

Quantum in the News: IBM Touts ‘Entanglement Forging’ Simulation; Multiverse Launches Quantum-based Stock Valuations

Quantum is in the news this week, with IBM today announcing new research on its “entanglement forging” simulation method and Multiverse Computing launching  a quantum-based method for financial institutions to calculate stock valuations. At IBM, “entanglement forging” creates a “remarkably accurate” simulation of a water molecule using half as many qubits on IBM’s 27-qubit Falcon […]

Yonsei Univ. to Bring IBM Quantum System One to Korea

SEOUL, November 16, 2021 — Today at the IBM Quantum Summit, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Yonsei University announced that Korea is expected to become the fourth country in the world to have an on-premises IBM Quantum System One after the United States, Germany, and Japan. The IBM Quantum System One at Yonsei is expected to be online in 2023 at […]

Strangeworks Launches Early Access to Qiskit Runtime from IBM Quantum

July 8, 2021 – Austin-based quantum computing software company Strangeworks has announced it’s the first IBM partner to offer early preview access to Qiskit Runtime, a new IBM Quantum service designed to streamline computations requiring multiple iterations. Access is available in the Strangeworks QC community platform and Strangeworks EQ enterprise platform. Qiskit Runtime, announced earlier this year, is […]