HP, before it split into Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc., conducted research in quantum computing for about seven years.
Companies like IBM, Microsoft, Google, and Intel also have their own quantum computing efforts.
However, about five years ago, in the midst of the split, Hewlett Packard Enterprise made the decision to stop this project because it did not have a practical use for its customers.
For HPE’s competitors that are still working in quantum computing, HP Enterprise senior fellow Ray Beausoleil says, “I wish them all the luck in the world,” and he hopes they will be successful.
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For about seven years, HP conducted research in quantum computing, a completely new type of computing that is exponentially more powerful than any computer today and can solve difficult problems like predicting the stock market, drug discovery, and even fighting climate change.
Today, companies like IBM, Microsoft, Google, and Intel, as well as startups like Aliro and IonQ, are also working on their own quantum computing projects. Most recently, Google announced it reached an important benchmark in quantum computing (although …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Tech