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Hugh Ujhazy

Associate Vice President, IoT Asia Pacific

Hugh Ujhazy leads the internet of things (IoT) practice team for IDC Asia/Pacific, in conjunction with regional analysts who cover specializations across the IoT ecosystem. As organizations move to the 3rd Platform, embracing opportunities arising from cloud, mobility, data analytics and social intelligence, Hugh and the IoT team help them recognize strategic challenges and adopt solutions that minimize the impact of those challenges.

IDC’s consultative approach to IoT is illustrated in engagements across public and private sectors and with the emerging landscape of startups that are focused on IoT. Hugh’s extensive experience in vendor environments spans infrastructure, data analytics and networking technologies.

Hugh drives IDC’s IoT research and thought leadership related to emerging and established use cases covering banking, manufacturing, smart cities, and healthcare. His research insights assist both technology vendors and technology buyers traverse IoT ecosystems, considering technologies, business transformations, and go-to-market models. These solutions help buyers assess the financial and operational impact IoT will have on their organizations.

A leading industry evangelist, Hugh has over 25 years of experience in Asia/Pacific, Europe, and the United States. For the past 15 years, he has worked for leading telecoms and technology firms, including Ericsson, Hitachi Data Systems, and Oracle.

Hugh holds a Bachelor of Economics in Accounting and Computer Science from Sydney University.


Carriers are increasingly moving past their dumb pipe provider status and investing in their internet of things (IoT) strategy. They are either launching their own platforms and network solutions, increasingly partnering with low-power WAN ...
Blockchain Implications for Internet of Things

Aug 2017 - Market Perspective - Doc # AP42165517

by: Hugh UjhazySimon Piff

This IDC Market Perspective provides a deep dive into blockchain, its concepts, and its applications. Aside from analyzing blockchain's implications for IoT, this study delves into the opportunities, challenges, and use cases for blockchain...
Evolving Product Offerings Disrupt the Campus LAN Market

Jul 2017 - Market Note - Doc # AP42891617

by: Hugh Ujhazy,  Jamie Horrell

The new Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Aruba 8400 Core and Aggregation Switch was launched on June 2017 with hardware specifications and a newly developed OS that aim to automate repetitive tasks, streamline workflows, and ensure proactiv...
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