Stefanini joins FirstQ Store Partner Alliance - Stefanini

Stefanini Joins FirstQ Store Partner Alliance

Aggregator Plug and Play Quantum Applications Commercialization Store

Stefanini, a Global IT solutions company, announced today that it has joined the FirstQ Store Partner Alliance. The FirstQ Store is the aggregator plug and play commercialization store for near quantum and quantum ready applications being launched today by CogniFrame, a Toronto, Canada based company.

“Our goal is to help our customers benefit from the latest innovative solutions and technology and Quantum is poised to offer a transformative experience and real ROI” says Fabio Caversan, Innovation and Digital Business VP at Stefanini. “Our sales teams are engaged with CogniFrame to bring the benefits of quantum ready technology to our customers, users and developers worldwide. This is an important initiative for us, and we are pursuing several opportunities for commercial deployment and development of solutions for new use cases. We have several developers in our ecosystem who we believe will benefit from this partnership and access and we expect several new solutions to be built. We are very excited to be part of this innovative rollout” he added.

This patent pending aggregator quantum store consists of a desktop application that works on Windows, Mac and Linux and a registration portal. The store supports plug and play commercial scale solutions to a select few pre-defined solutions and access to near quantum and quantum hardware. Clients can access solutions for the pre-defined use cases via the desktop app based on user profile and upload data and receive results for the selected use cases all from within the secure desktop app. Developers can use the app to submit QUBO’s or access the quantum hardware and build and test applications. Users can view the status of their jobs continually and results are available for download from within the desktop app.

“We are excited to work with Stefanini to onboard clients and developers. Using our plug and play model Stefanini can readily deploy quantum solutions for their clients. With access to production grade Toshiba SBM and Gate Simulators supported via desktop access on Windows, Mac and Linux we offer a true cross platform experience” said Vish Ramakrishnan, CEO CogniFrame.

Pre-defined commercial scale solutions tested with clients for select use cases are currently available on a plug and play basis allowing for easy adoption of quantum by institutions thus de-risking their adoption of quantum. Secondly, it also serves as a monetization platform for startups and others. New scalable solutions ready for commercialization will be added regularly and can be added at any time by anyone. The platform provides some widely applicable tools to assist algorithm development, such as automated penalty tuning, QUBO conversion, etc.  Registration is now available via or

About Stefanini Group

Stefanini Group ( is a Brazilian multinational with over 30 years of experience in the market, investing in a complete innovation ecosystem to meet the main verticals and assist customers in the process of digital transformation. With robust offerings aligned with market trends such as automation, cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and user experience (UX), the company has been recognized with several awards in the area of innovation.

Today, the company has a broad portfolio of solutions that combine innovative consulting, marketing, mobility, personalized campaigns and artificial intelligence services for traditional solutions such as service desk, field service and outsourcing (BPO).

With a presence in 41 countries, Stefanini was named the fifth most internationalized company, according to the Dom Cabral Foundation ranking of 2017.

About CogniFrame

CogniFrame, based in Toronto, Canada, solves NP Hard and other complex optimization, machine learning and simulation problems. It works with leading HPC and Quantum hardware providers to build and run proprietary algorithms and solutions that deliver immediate measurable value and help de-risk adoption of Near Quantum & Hybrid Quantum solutions by institutions globally. CogniFrame is a quantum pioneer and member of Quantum Industry Canada. Through its collaboration with Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation, it is commercializing several of its existing Near Quantum solutions on Toshiba’s Simulated Bifurcation Machines (SBM). It has launched the FirstQ Store, the first of its kind aggregator plug and play commercialization store for near quantum and quantum ready applications. For more information email us: [email protected] URL:

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