Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) has unveiled its new Quantum Computing as a Service or QCaaS platform. This new platform will give the OQC customers a big step ahead of the competition by implementing quantum technology on the cloud. OCQ has created a beta list of companies that are interested in their new service and want to take advantage of the benefits that quantum computers offer in comparison to classical computing.
This unveiling is a pivotal moment and boosts UK’s ambition in becoming a quantum superpower. Also for the businesses that look forward to using these technologies and their commercial and technical benefits.
As a refresher, OQC has successfully launched UK’s first superconducting quantum computer in 2018, and this announcement marks the day when their technology is available to enterprises around the globe via its private cloud. Also, this announcement makes OQC a pioneer in the QCaaS market.
QCaaS Is Now Accessible To Partners
OQC is taking their quantum computing technology to the market where partners and customers will indulge in experiments until they eventually make a breakthrough and solve the unsolvable problems in the world.
Cambridge Quantum will be one of the first OQC partners that will be given access to this QCaaS platform and will use the cloud to demonstrate their IronBridge platform focused on cybersecurity. Their platform will extract perfect certified entropy from the quantum computer in order to generate crypto keys. In order to perform their experiments, Cambridge Quantum will have at their disposal one of the OQC quantum systems named “Sofia”. Which is hosted at the company’s lab in the UK. This facility is one of the first commercial quantum computing laboratories in the country.
OQC is still welcoming registrations to their beta list. This will allow sector-leading enterprise customers that are looking to take the advantage of quantum computing for commercial benefits.
How QCaaS Will Improve Scalability For The Fraction Of The Cost
This launch of the new platform is going to be a testament to the scalability of OQC architecture and technological design. Quantum circuits today are mostly built in a two-dimensional plane. This is a limiting factor because this method of fabrication introduces noise. And noise harms the overall coherence inside the quantum device, and this affects the quality of its output.
Coaxmon which is an OQC core innovation is solving these challenges that the two-dimensional architecture has by implementing a three-dimensional architecture that moves the control and measurement wiring of the plane 2D into a 3D configuration. This new method simplifies the fabrication and also boosts the scalability.
OQC radical design innovation and effectiveness accompanied by a team of quantum professionals are driving the company to its goal to help its customers and explore the endless possibilities of quantum computing.
Also, OCQ is a great example of the National Quantum Technologies Programme efforts in supporting the research and growth of startups in this sector.
Quantum Technology For The Enterprise
Some of the businesses that are welcomed to join OCQ beta will be able to test the OQC systems in order to streamline and enhance their business processes. And also experiment with new approaches.
In the long run, quantum technology is going to make a big impact on business operations and also in our lives:
- Pharmaceutical companies will be able to predict health conditions and also identify new molecules
- Financial institutions will benefit from the great insight in trading and also will improve their risk management strategies
- Multinationals will benefit from the quantum aided fleet logistics and optimize supply chains and manufacturing
- Quantum will also aid the development of new batteries and energy capture technologies
- More powerful AI algorithms
- Cryptography and national security