SAN DIEGO ‑ July 20, 2011 ‑ ServiceNow, the creator of SaaS for
enterprise IT management, today announced Verisign as
the winner of the 2011 ServiceNow Innovation of the Year award.
Verisign was one of five finalists to showcase custom business
applications built on the ServiceNow platform as a service (PaaS)
at the Knowledge11 conference. More than 1000 conference attendees
voted on the most remarkable, useful and innovative submission.
Verisign received the most votes for using the ServiceNow PaaS to
create applications to manage their data center assets.
Specifically, Verisign created an application on the ServiceNow PaaS
to manage more than 125,000 IP addresses and 1800 subnets, including
support for more than 7000 IPv6 addresses and 30 IPv6 subnets.
Verisign also created a data center power and space management
application built on ServiceNow complete with visualizations of
Verisign data center floor maps and server racks, all of which are
tied back to Verisign's CMDB
Verisign is the second ServiceNow customer to win the Innovation of
the Year Award and has raised the bar again for future Innovation of
the Year submissions. This year Verisign was one of 26 submissions
from the ServiceNow customer base featuring work created on the
ServiceNow is the only cloud vendor to deliver SaaS for
IT management while providing IT customers the ability to create
applications for the business and IT on the ServiceNow PaaS. This
unique approach speeds the replacement of paper‑based, inefficient
business processes and expensive business software with a familiar,
consistent and efficient cloud service.
ServiceNow customers, like the innovation of the year finalists
Intel, Key Energy, Kimberly‑Clark, Qualcomm and Verisign, create
entirely new cloud services by using familiar process workflow
components to address unique business
service request and task‑management applications.
The ServiceNow PaaS gives customers access to shared resources such
as graphical workflow, notifications, integrations, work queues,
SLAs and a business service
catalog. In addition to IT management, the majority of ServiceNow
customers use the ServiceNow PaaS to automate various non‑IT processes
such as HR, facilities, billing, finance, quality control, legal case
documentation, telecom resourcing, conference and event management, etc.
The ServiceNow modern approach to IT management is drastically
different from legacy alternatives. To learn more, a live,
no‑registration‑required instance of ServiceNow is always available at
Alternatively, register here to
attend the ServiceNow webinar titled, "Service management – Does
it have to be so bleeping hard?" on Wednesday, July 20 at 8:00 am Pacific.
ServiceNow was created to break all the old rules of enterprise IT
management software. Born in the cloud, ServiceNow makes IT immediate,
social and intuitive. From the beginning, the company set out to give
IT people powerfully simple cloud
services that just work. Today, the world's most recognizable and
innovative companies rely on SaaS from ServiceNow to transform IT to
achieve IT 3.0. Founded in 2004, ServiceNow was recently named by Inc.
500 as one of the fastest‑growing companies in the world and is the
undisputed market share leader in SaaS for
IT. For more information, please visit http://www.service‑now.com or http://blog.service‑now.com.