The emergence of the Cloud has been one of the best examples of IT innovation in the last decade. Cloud computing now pervades industry verticals, size and revenue of organisations. The speed of adoption has been phenomenal but at the same time, it is interesting to note that The Cloud is still a research topic. Major global IT and technology companies are committing and spending billions to develop the next generation of technology, and the best is yet to come.
The consideration of the costs and benefits of the introduction of retail competition to residential customers is an important component in the Government’s broader vision for opening up markets to new markets, promoting more competition, driving efficiency and innovation.
Gemserv recognises the challenges posed to Ofwat in undertaking its analysis given the wide range of uncertainties and the consequent need to undertake scenario analysis against different sets of assumptions and welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on the costs and benefits of residential market competition.