Equinix, Inc. the world’s digital infrastructure company, has recently announced its collaboration with Alice & Bob, a leading quantum computing company developing one of the most reliable quantum processors on the market.
Industry sources added that through this alliance Alice & Bob, Equinix customers in the UAE and across the world will benefit from secure access to Alice & Bob’s cutting-edge quantum technology through Equinix Metal and Equinix Fabric, and from Alice & Bob’s quantum strategy services for businesses to unlock opportunities.
Industry sources further added that combining Equinix’s rigorous secure operations with Alice & Bob’s quantum expertise creates the ideal environment to design breakthrough innovations. This synergy will permit the firms to discover the power of quantum computing and it will lead to a Quantum Computing Era (QCE) that will offer peace of mind and wherein their research will remain completely confidential.
Quantum computing is a transformative technology that allows users to complete computationally intensive tasks such as simulation, optimization, machine learning, and cryptography. Industry sources also added that although still in its early stages, it has the potential to revolutionize several industry processes, change our understanding of the universe, and even help slow down climate change.
Théau Peronnin, CEO of Alice & Bob, stated: “We are proud that our technology is moving out of the laboratory and into the real world. Equinix is the ideal partner to bring the quantum revolution into society. We are looking forward to helping Equinix customers solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.”
Kamel Al-Tawil, Managing Director of Equinix MENA, stated: “Alice & Bob serves as a quantum computing gateway for numerous businesses, with Equinix as the pivotal enabler. Recognizing our customers’ pursuit of technological advancements, we are committed to standing alongside them at the forefront.”
He further stated “By integrating Alice & Bob’s groundbreaking technology into our global interconnection ecosystem, we are poised to deliver innovative solutions to global challenges, fostering access to a hundred-billion-dollar market. This collaboration aligns seamlessly with the UAE’s vision for technological leadership, and we eagerly anticipate witnessing the pioneering work it catalyzes within our region.”
Jean-Noël Barrot, French Minister Delegate for Digital, stated: “This partnership is a recognition of French expertise in a technology poised to revolutionize the field of computing and industry. The government has launched the national strategy for quantum technologies to position France at the forefront of this field on a global scale, and we are pleased to see an innovative young French company partnering with a global leader in digital infrastructure. There is no doubt that Alice & Bob will benefit from Equinix’s network to develop its business and contribute to France’s attractiveness.”
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