Atos, C-DAC to advance Quantum Computing, AI and Exascale Computing in India

Atos, C-DAC to advance Quantum Computing, AI and Exascale Computing in India

C-DAC and Atos have signed up for a partnership on the technology advancement in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Exascale Computing, and Quantum Computing.

Atos is a global leader in the digital transformation with around 12000 employees in more than 70 countries. The company offers end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications, and Digital Workplace solutions.

C-DAC which developed India first supercomputer which is known by the name as PARAM will work together with the Atos in a long-term program on exascale computing.

According to the announcement, Atos and the said collaboration has delivered the world’s highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator called Atos' Quantum Learning Machine.

Executive Opinion

SEVP, Head of Big Data & Security at Atos, Pierre BarnabĂ©, said, "Atos is delighted to extend its partnership with an R&D organization of International Repute - C-DAC to support India advance in these key areas of Quantum Computing, Exascale and Artificial Intelligence. Building on our position as the leading technology provider globally for Supercomputing, AI, Quantum Computing and others, this agreement is a significant step forward in our strategic relationship. This will strengthen the R&D activities between France and India with C-DAC and Atos significantly contributing to technology development and nation economic growth."

Atos and C-DAC Partnership 

The collaboration will further help setup "Quantum Computing Experiences Center" at C-DAC headquarters in Pune. This center will offer scientific, research, academic and industry to rapidly acquire the skills and develop further expertise in the field of quantum computing with the support from the Indian Government.

Atos will supply universal programming language (AQASM) and the relevant resources and training. Both partners will work in solving challenges with digital simulation, Big Data, and even Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The Research & development organization will leverage Atos expertise in AI to improve high-performance computing system, operate AI workloads and foster the creation of an ecosystem of the Artificial Intelligence devices.

Atos recently opened its delivery center in the Tamil Naidu. The newly opened center will employ around 2000 engineers to deliver digital solutions to global clients.

In May, the company also revealed a hardware security module for the IoT system and a quantum simulator, which will run on a Software-As-A-Service platform. The offering is one of the latest and newest additions to Atos Horus range of security devices.


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