Magazine Store

50 Fastest Growing Tech Companies 2016

A Leading Edge Technology Provider: Hughes Systique Pvt Ltd


‘Helping you build applications better, faster and cheaper.’

HUGHES Systique Corporation (HSC), part of the HUGHES group of companies, is a leading communications Consulting and Software company. It provides technology consulting, software design and development, and testing services to OEMs and service providers in the telecom, broadband, wireless and satellite sectors to complement its client’s in-house capabilities. The company’s “Best Shore” model coupled with an experienced management and technical team is capable of delivering a total solution to our clients, from development to deployment of complex systems, thus reducing time, risk and cost.

Hughes Systique Corporation is poised to emerge as a leading edge technology provider with best-in-class domain experts, system architects and engineering teams which will supplement its clients in a variety of software life-cycle phases including conceptualization, development, testing and maintenance. Headquartered in Maryland, USA, the company has a state-of-the-art R&D and Software Delivery Center in Gurgaon, India.

“Mobility, Connected Devices, Internet of Things, Cloud Enablement of Communication applications and network node including SDN’s and NFV are some of the target areas for our clients. Our deep domain expertise in Wireless, Embedded Systems, Protocols & Android etc position us uniquely to help our clients in realizing their product roll outs by utilizing our Consulting and Software development & testing services,” says MD & Country Head Vinod Sood.

Having served clients such as Adobe, Alcatel-Lucent, Cobham Wireless, Juniper Networks, LG, MediaTek, Nokia Siemens Networks and Samsung to name a few, HSC specializes in the rapidly growing market for applications operating on mobile smart terminals on a cooperative basis with backend systems offering voice, data and multimedia services which are both private and cloud based.

Service Offerings

  • Technology Consulting & Architecture: (Product Ideation, Technology Selection & System Design)
  • Product Engineering Services (Software Development & Maintenance Services)
  • Testing & Technical Support

The future for HSC
In the near future, HSC intends to continue focusing on its product realization services on the high end of the value chain in the hi-tech R&D space for wireless access systems, switching and networking for terrestrial, wireless and satellite communication systems, application development for smart devices.

In addition, one more recent and exciting focus areas for HSC is the emerging domain of Connected Devices en-compassing M2M technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT). With embedded technologies becoming an integral part of every industry in an increasingly multi-device connected world, it is hoped that Smart machines, sensors, IoT, and other intelligent devices shall continue opening up more and more opportunities for sophisticated technology players like HSC.

Knowing the Key Executives

Pradeep Kaul, President and CEO: Pradeep has more than 35 years of experience spanning digital, wireless and telecommunications domains. He has served as the head of various functional groups, at different points of time, including engineering and global marketing and sales. As part of his career at Hughes, he led the packet switching group during the ‘80’s and the digital cellular businesses during the ‘90s. Pradeep has also published several telecom related articles, served on public and private company boards and has contributed to many key patents in the telecom field. More recently, he has been active in the venture capital world as both an investor and an advisor.

Vinod Sood, Head – Global Delivery & Managing Director, India: Vinod has more than 25 years of experience in Communications Software industry. Previously, Sood was Head of Engineering and R&D at Hughes Software Systems (HSS) and served on the Board as well. Prior to HSS Sood worked with C-DOT. He is on the CII National Committee on IT, ITeS & e-Commerce and on the NASSCOM mentor panel for emerging companies. He is a member of Advisory Committee of the Institute of Informatics and Communications, University of Delhi. Sood is also the Chairman of RMC-CORE in Network Engineering (setup by TIFAC, Department of Science and Technology Government of India, a Government, Academia and Industry partnership initiative).

A Gold Medalist alumnus of PEC Chandigarh, Vinod is also involved in guiding and mentoring young entrepreneurs and startups and is a TiE Charter member.

Previously, he served as the Head of Global Engineering and R&D of Hughes Software Systems (now Aricent) and served on the Board as well. Before that he was with C-DOT as a part of the core team which designed India’s 1st Digital Switch.

“Leverage the extensive knowledge of our Domain Experts who can work with you to define product requirements, conceptualize new ideas, validate technology plans, and provide technology consulting services as you formulate the best strategy for your product to be successful in the market.”