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ServiceNow Launches Operations in Korea

ServiceNow Brings Digital Workflow Innovation to Korean Enterprises

Seoul, South Korea, November 21, 2019 – ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the leading digital workflow company making work, work better for people, today announced the expansion of its global footprint to Korea.

ServiceNow transforms how people work by delivering digital workflows across the Now Platform®, a cloud‑based platform and solutions, creating great experiences and unlocking productivity for employees and the enterprise.

Founded in 2004, ServiceNow has nearly 10,000 employees globally and unlocks productivity to approximately 5,400 enterprise customers worldwide, including 75% of Fortune 500 companies.

ServiceNow to unlock productivity in Korea

Korea, home to industry leaders from consumer electronics to automotive, is one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world. With a commitment to investment and growth in Korea, ServiceNow will enable Korean companies of all sizes, across various industries to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives via the Now Platform.

ServiceNow’s local investment and growth plans

ServiceNow opened its first office in Korea this month, as it begins to hire local sales leaders focused on the Korean market.

ServiceNow plans to open a Korean Data Centre in the first half of 2020 to support the digital transformation efforts of its local customers and to help Korean companies across industries reduce repetitive or routine work tasks, freeing up their people to focus on more meaningful work.

Mitch Young, Senior Vice President, APJ, ServiceNow said, “As one of the most innovative countries in the world, there is great opportunity to help Korean businesses make work, work better for their people. For companies embarking on their digital transformation journey, ServiceNow aims to support their efforts by delivering digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity.”

Koreans demand automation to make work better

With the implementation of the 52‑hour work‑week scheme expanding to Korean companies of all sizes, next year, unlocking opportunities for people to be more efficient, creative and productive will be critical for all companies in their digital transformation journey. ServiceNow is currently building a robust local team that can work with local customers to eliminate routine and menial tasks from their daily business operations.

According to research conducted during October, 2019, by Data Scream for ServiceNow, more than 50 percent of Korean office workers are seeking more “streamlined work processes” and “enhanced efficiencies” through workplace automation. Respondents across the board said they desire the most manual tasks to be automated, such as accessing HR data, employee on‑boarding processes, employee review processes and booking meeting rooms or ordering office supplies.

Among IT workers, an impressive 62 percent said that they desire streamlined work process for structured work, such as software installation, invoicing, travel booking, pulling invoice data.

Partnering to deliver digital workflow innovation

As ServiceNow expands its operations in Korea, it will be joined by multiple digital transformation partners including LG CNS with more partners joining the effort in 2020.

LG CNS said, “We will lead the digital transformation of Korean companies by providing cloud‑based innovative services in cooperation with ServiceNow”

Forward‑Looking Statements

This press release contains forward‑looking statements about the expectations, beliefs, plans, and intentions relating to ServiceNow’s business in Korea. These statements reflect the current beliefs of ServiceNow and are based on current information available to ServiceNow as of the date hereof. ServiceNow does not assume any obligation to update the forward‑looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made. The forward‑looking statements in this press release are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in such forward‑looking statements, including (i) delays and unexpected difficulties and expenses in opening and maintaining the data center and (ii) uncertainty whether sales in Korea will justify these investments. Further information on factors that could affect the company’s financial and other results is included in the filings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. The information in this press release on new data centers and key growth markets is intended to outline our general business direction and should not be relied upon in making a purchasing decision.

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About ServiceNow

ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise.  For more information, visit:

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