IBM’s Quantum Computing Service Tops 100 Customers
(WSJ) International Business Machines Corp. said Wednesday that more than 100 organizations are using its quantum-computing services, including businesses, universities and government research facilities.
The IBM Q Network launched in late 2017 and had 40 clients as of January 2019. Clients of the network pay to use some of the company’s 15 early-stage quantum-computing machines via the cloud. The service also offers access to developer tools and expertise from IBM’s quantum-computing staff.
clients are learning about what the technology can do for specific use cases, said Dario Gil, director of IBM Research. “Value is being created today,” he added.
IBM said its quantum-computing clients include Delta Air Lines Inc., Daimler AG , JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Anthem Inc. and span industries ranging from energy to electronics.