Infosys surveyed 73 Energy and Utilities (E&U) executives representing firms with over US$1 billion in revenues across the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). The respondents from technology and business functions were senior executives and leaders involved in cloud initiatives.
The survey was aimed at understanding the cloud initiatives for Energy and Utilities companies. Some interesting findings unearthed as part of the survey are:
E&U firms expressed concerns about choosing the right cloud approach, stakeholder confidence around return on investment, significant dependence
E&U firms use standard criteria like the effectiveness of the solution proposed (48 percent), pricing (48 percent) and brand name (42 percent) to evaluate a vendor who offers cloud services