While IBM, Microsoft, and Google have made major commitments and investments in quantum computing, Amazon has, until recently, been fairly quiet about the field. That changed with the introduction of Amazon Braket.
Amazon still isn’t trying to build its own quantum computers, but with Braket it is making other companies’ quantum computers available to cloud users via AWS. Braket currently supports three quantum computing services, from D-Wave, IonQ, and Rigetti.
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D-Wave makes superconducting quantum annealers, which are