Infosys is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop quantum computing capabilities and use cases, and will use Amazon Braket to explore and build multiple use cases in quantum computing as part of Infosys Cobalt cloud offerings.
Amazon Braket is a fully managed quantum computing service that helps scientists and developers get started with the technology and accelerate research and discovery.
Infosys will look to build, test, and evaluate quantum applications on circuit simulators and quantum hardware technologies using Amazon Braket.
This will enable researchers and developers to experiment and study complex computational problems as quantum technologies continue to evolve.
Enterprises will get access to use cases for rapid experimentation and can explore how quantum computing can potentially help them in the future in a variety of areas, assess new ideas and plan adoption strategies to drive innovation.
The use of Amazon Braket by Infosys aims at getting businesses ready for a future where quantum computers will impact business.
The Infosys Center for Emerging Technology Solutions (iCETS), which focuses on the incubation of next-generation services and offerings, is using Amazon Braket to develop quantum computing use cases in vehicle route optimisation, fraud detection, and more.
Infosys is also exploring partnership opportunities with startups in the quantum computing space through the Infosys Innovation Network (IIN).
This collaboration further bolsters Infosys Cobalt, a set of services, solutions, and platforms for enterprises to accelerate their cloud journey. It offers 14,000 cloud assets and over 200 industry cloud solution blueprints.
Ravi Kumar S, president of Infosys, said they are exploring a variety of use cases from the logistics, finance, energy, and telecom sectors that can help clients evaluate future benefits and value that quantum computing could bring to their business.
”Quantum Computing is an area of intense research, and a number of businesses around the world are asking about its timeline and the opportunities that it could open,” said Matt Garman, SVP of sales and marketing at AWS.
“We see this collaboration as an important step towards setting the right expectations when discussing business problems with customers where quantum computing could have a role,” said Garman.