Service-now.com Wins UK IT Industry Award for Business IT Innovation of the Year

LONDON – Nov. 18, 2010 ‑‑ Service‑now.com, the creator of modern software‑as‑a‑service (SaaS) for IT service management, today announced it won Business IT Innovation of the Year at the prestigious UK IT Industry Awards 2010. The annual black tie awards event is organised by the British Computer Society (BCS) in association with Computing magazine.

 

The UK IT Industry Awards are the benchmark for excellence throughout the computer industry and recognise the contributions of individuals, projects, organisations and technologies that have advanced information technology during the past 12 months.

Service‑now.com is commended for its commitment to a powerfully simple approach to enterprise IT management. In addition, Service‑now.com received high marks for agile development of its IT service management (ITSM) platform in the cloud and its focus on helping customers be more innovative and provide better, highly available IT services to the business. The judges were also impressed by the compelling business model and strong growth of Service‑now.com.

Chris Gomersall, Service‑now.com VP of EMEA sales, said, "We've created a fanatical customer base by providing a platform to help transform IT. As businesses require more IT flexibility, Service‑now.com is delivering the elasticity and power of the cloud to our rapidly growing customer base of enterprise IT organisations. They are also using Service‑now.com to collaborate on the Web, deliver better and more efficient IT service, virtualise everything, and promote social IT support."

Service‑now.com introduces modern efficiency to IT process orchestration, service portfolio and service catalog, project and portfolio management, incident and problem management, change and configuration management, social IT support, IT IT cost management, and line of business applications for facilities, HR and sales force management.

David Clarke, chief executive officer of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, said, "This has been another exceptional year for the Awards, with winners drawn from a wide range of industries, once again highlighting that IT is truly embedded in our society and brings tremendous benefits to all aspects of life from industry, healthcare through to entertainment and security. We offer our congratulations to all those who took part and in particular, the medalists and winners. To qualify as a finalist is terrific; to win is an absolutely fantastic achievement in these highly contested Awards."

Robin Booth, publishing director of Computing, added, "On behalf of Computing, I would like to congratulate the winners and medalists on their achievements. The UK IT Industry Awards are rigorously judged and as a result truly celebrate innovation and best practice in IT today."

About Service‑now.com

The Service‑now.com enterprise IT service management platform combines ITIL process support and SaaS delivery to provide a flexible, intuitive and self‑managing, application in the cloud. Founded in 2004, Service‑now.com uses a new business model and modern technologies to transform IT. According to the 2010 Inc. 500 list, Service‑now.com is the fastest‑growing IT management software company. For more information, please visit http://www.service‑now.com or http://blog.service‑now.com.