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qBraid Provides Custom Notebook Environment for qBraid Lab


Chicago, IL - [Channel] - February 12th, 2024

qBraid, a pioneering provider of cloud-based platforms tailored for the burgeoning field of quantum computing, is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Xanadu, a global leader in quantum computing, to introduce a specialized instance of the qBraid JupyterLab platform, specifically designed for the QHack hackathon. QHack stands as one of the most prestigious quantum computing hackathons globally, drawing in thousands of talented competitors from across the world annually.

This partnership marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of advancing quantum computing accessibility and innovation. The qBraid platform, renowned for its comprehensive web-based JupyterLab deployment, offers an unparalleled suite of tools and resources for quantum computing researchers and developers. It seamlessly integrates over 30 configurable quantum software environments, including Python, Julia, C++, and Q#, fostering an ecosystem where innovation can thrive.

In addition to its versatile software environments, the qBraid Lab platform enhances productivity and collaboration by integrating with leading development tools such as GitHub, VSCode, and ChatGPT. This integration ensures that users can efficiently manage their projects, collaborate with peers, and leverage cutting-edge AI assistance directly within their working environment.

With the qBraid Lab for QHack, participants are equipped with a powerful toolkit to tackle the hackathon's challenges. The platform enables users to work within a notebook interface, save their progress, and engage with multiple challenges simultaneously. This functionality not only streamlines the development process but also encourages participants to explore the full breadth of their creativity and technical skills.

The deployment of qBraid Lab for QHack also underscores the commitment of both qBraid and Xanadu to democratize access to quantum computing resources. By providing direct access to scalable CPUs, GPUs, and Quantum Processing Units (QPUs) with the purchase of credits, the qBraid platform ensures that all participants have the opportunity to experiment with and contribute to the future of quantum computing.

"We are excited to partner with Xanadu for this year's QHack hackathon," said Kanav Setia, qBraid CEO. "Our shared vision for fostering innovation and accessibility in quantum computing has led to the creation of a platform that we believe will empower researchers and developers to push the boundaries of what's possible in this rapidly evolving field."

qBraid Quantum Cloud Architect Akash Kant mentions, “I’m looking forward to users enjoying opening up qBraid to see all the challenges in a nice notebook format.” He is anticipating “greater access to qBraid Lab from hardware providers, with a low-cost white-label notebook platform.” 

As the quantum computing landscape continues to expand, the collaboration between qBraid and Xanadu through initiatives like the qBraid Lab for QHack is vital for nurturing the next generation of quantum computing talent. By providing a robust and accessible platform, they are setting the stage for groundbreaking discoveries and the advancement of quantum technologies.

About qBraid

qBraid is the definitive cloud platform for quantum software development. With proven usage at the world’s top hackathons at MIT, Stanford x Yale, and NYUAD, qBraid’s users can easily get started on quantum computing and then can dive deep into complex algorithms related to financial optimization, quantum machine learning and more - all in one platform. qBraid is can be found on YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter/X.

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Akash Kant

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