Murray Thom is VP of software and cloud services at D-Wave Systems. D-Wave currently sells a 2000 qubit quantum annealing machine and provides access to the system via a cloud service. D-Wave will provide an upgraded 5600 qubit system with denser connections next year.
Murray describes how the D-Wave is being used by those who already have problems that they use supercomputers to solve.
Researchers at Los Alamos national labs used D-Wave System for enhanced analysis of global terrorist social networks.
They have created software libraries on Github that can be easily used by developers to use Quantum computation enhanced programs.
SOURCES- D-Wave Systems, Youtube
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