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About Adrian

Australia

+16 years experience

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Adrian Ho is a principal analyst and is responsible for Ovum’s Asia-Pacific Enterprise practice. He also leads the practice's research agenda and helps providers, vendors, and enterprise technology buyers in the region understand how ICT technologies can shape their business strategy.

Adrian's primary research focus is on technologies and solutions delivered to multinationals, enterprises, government agencies, and SMEs across the region. This includes WAN services, enterprise mobility solutions, and other emerging ICT technologies shaping the ICT industry.


Adrian is a regular speaker at industry events and is often quoted by the media on industry trends. Prior to joining Ovum, he was the principal analyst for telecoms and mobility at IDC where he delivered innovative go-to-market strategies for clients across the region.


Adrian holds a master's degree in economics from Boston University and a BSc degree in economics from University College, London.

Analyst Articles

Articles by Adrian

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    SAP talks up Leonardo in Asia-Pacific

    By Adrian Ho 20 Sep 2017

    Agile and rapid innovation seems to be what enterprises are looking for in a digital economy. The ability to harness the power of data that can deliver impactful business insights is equally important. Platforms and systems that support this agenda will resonate with business users. SAP recently hosted the analyst community at its Asia-Pacific summit, and it was what Leonardo could bring to the table for enterprises that generated the most buzz.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    SAP talks up Leonardo in Asia-Pacific

    By Adrian Ho 20 Sep 2017

    Agile and rapid innovation seems to be what enterprises are looking for in a digital economy. The ability to harness the power of data that can deliver impactful business insights is equally important. Platforms and systems that support this agenda will resonate with business users. SAP recently hosted the analyst community at its Asia-Pacific summit, and it was what Leonardo could bring to the table for enterprises that generated the most buzz.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    SAP talks up Leonardo in Asia-Pacific

    By Adrian Ho 20 Sep 2017

    Agile and rapid innovation seems to be what enterprises are looking for in a digital economy. The ability to harness the power of data that can deliver impactful business insights is equally important. Platforms and systems that support this agenda will resonate with business users. SAP recently hosted the analyst community at its Asia-Pacific summit, and it was what Leonardo could bring to the table for enterprises that generated the most buzz.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Accenture places design thinking right at the heart of its strategy

    By Adrian Ho 24 Aug 2017

    Accenture is a global leader in consulting, system integration, and digital marketing. It is also one of the most sought-after partners by technology vendors given its global coverage, access to C-level decision-makers, deep industry expertise, and breadth of technology expertise. Like most other companies in its industry, Accenture is facing increased competition, and many of its customers are also being disrupted.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Accenture places design thinking right at the heart of its strategy

    By Adrian Ho 24 Aug 2017

    Accenture is a global leader in consulting, system integration, and digital marketing. It is also one of the most sought-after partners by technology vendors given its global coverage, access to C-level decision-makers, deep industry expertise, and breadth of technology expertise. Like most other companies in its industry, Accenture is facing increased competition, and many of its customers are also being disrupted.

  • Enterprise Services, IT, Enterprise Decision Maker, Internet...

    South Africa moves ahead with IoT

    By Adrian Ho 30 Jan 2017

    The spread of the Internet of Things has gathered pace as deployments globally have become larger for early-adopter industries and verticals. South Africa had an early start with IoT, but its experience has been limited mainly to security and vehicle tracking. However, signs show that industry and government are beginning to realize the potential, and there are emerging indicators of larger deployments, especially in smarter buildings, healthcare, and manufacturing.

  • Enterprise Services, Service Provider Technology, Enterprise...

    Singtel and Airtel Business announce MPLS alliance, forming one of the largest global networks

    By Adrian Ho 29 Jun 2016

    Singtel and Airtel Business have announced a strategic alliance that will deliver one single IP VPN network globally. This network alliance will be fully integrated from an operations and IT perspective, and customers will see it as one single network.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    IBM is putting cognitive at the heart of its social collaboration strategy

    By Adrian Ho 05 Feb 2016

    IBM recently declared that “this is a dawn of a new era, a cognitive era,” signaling its bold ambition in this area. Ovum believes the vendor’s approach is strategically sound given the deep interest across enterprises.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Microsoft is distinguishing itself in cloud and IoT in Asia-Pacific

    By Adrian Ho 25 Mar 2015

    The Microsoft leadership team outlined its vision and strategy for the Asia-Pacific region at its annual analyst event in Singapore in March 2015.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    IBM consolidates its cloud and analytics strengths at InterConnect 2015

    By Adrian Ho 04 Mar 2015

    At its 2015 InterConnect conference, held in Las Vegas at the end of February, IBM demonstrated how it aims to bring together all the pillars that are shaping the ICT landscape and provide holistic solutions for its customers.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Advantage to IBM in the Asia-Pacific cloud race

    By Adrian Ho 01 Jun 2014

    A series of cloud announcements at IBM Impact potentially put clear water between IBM and its competitors in the region.