LAS VEGAS, KNOWLEDGE16 – May 18, 2016 ‑ ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW),
the enterprise cloud company, today announced that its Cloud
Management solution now supports Microsoft Azure. This gives
enterprises comprehensive visibility and control of their Microsoft
cloud infrastructure. Organizations using public, private, and hybrid
cloud services can easily address quality, security and compliance
issues with a proven management solution.
Organizations are turning to cloud platforms such as Azure to reach
new markets, drive competitiveness and dramatically reduce IT costs.
According to IDC, spending on IT infrastructure for public cloud
environments will grow 14.1% with a projected spend of more than $24.4
billion in 2016. IT departments are being stretched to their limits
trying to meet internal demands, control spending, and maintain
compliance and security. They simply don’t have the tools or processes
needed to effectively manage the increasing variety of cloud resources.
By supporting Azure, ServiceNow Cloud Management provides a single
management interface that automates and simplifies the entire
With ServiceNow, IT departments can:
- Use a single system of record to automate cloud management
processes across cloud services.
- Standardize cloud
infrastructure templates and make them available for self‑service
request and automated provisioning in a service catalog.
- Understand the total cost of ownership of public cloud services,
so that lines of business can effectively manage costs.
- Provide governance for cloud resources and guardrails for
ensuring end‑user compliance with IT controls and standards.
"With Microsoft Azure, we are working to bring customers the
most agile cloud platform available," said Steve Guggenheimer,
corporate vice president and chief evangelist, Microsoft. "We're
excited about the capabilities that ServiceNow is bringing to Azure,
offering increased options for customers to maintain control of their
“Leveraging a cloud environment like Microsoft Azure for rapid
application development provides enterprises tremendous agility to
foster innovation,” said Dave Wright, chief strategy officer,
ServiceNow. “However, this ease and speed can quickly overwhelm an IT
organization. Our mutual customers now have the tools to quickly
deploy their cloud resources while also maintaining control and
compliance across all public, private and hybrid clouds.”
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