ServiceNow Buys Data Management Startup

ServiceNow, a supplier of digital workflow management alternatives, is obtaining Belgian startup Sweagle to assist shoppers maintain their program up and jogging.

Sweagle is a pioneer in IT configuration management automation, utilizing device finding out to determine and assist prevent likely expensive program configuration glitches.

Organizations normally must navigate fifty,000 or more configuration information merchandise to make a one company software operate the right way, ServiceNow claimed in announcing Monday it would purchase Sweagle for an undisclosed amount.

“With Sweagle, ServiceNow shoppers can speedily deploy purposes and infrastructure as code variations more commonly on a one information system,” it added.

As TechCrunch reviews, “With more companies moving workers property, generating guaranteed your devices are up and jogging has turn out to be more essential than at any time. ServiceNow, which involves in its item catalog an IT assist desk element, recognizes that assist desks have been bombarded in the course of the [coronavirus] pandemic.”

Configuration errors can cause shutdowns, stability problems, and other critical issues for enterprises.

“With capabilities for configuration information management from Sweagle, we will empower devops groups to provide software and infrastructure variations more quickly though decreasing chance,” claimed RJ Jainendra, ServiceNow’s vice president and basic supervisor of DevOps and IT Business enterprise Management.

Sweagle was launched in 2017 and elevated $four.05 million on a write-up-valuation of $eleven.88 million, in accordance to PitchBook information. “Today, configuration information is as essential as having superior code — and this is the basis that Sweagle was crafted on,” Sweagle CEO and co-founder Mark Verstockt claimed.

“Every working day a little something goes completely wrong in a company connected to negative configuration information,” he added. “Together, we can assist shoppers provide higher-quality purposes devoid of the need for guide operate, all though decreasing expense.”

ServiceNow joins a amount of larger sized companies that have been buying startups in the course of the pandemic, which includes VMware, Atlassian, and NetApp, which have purchased Ocatarine, Halp, and Place, respectively, in new months.

In trading Monday, ServiceNow shares rose .three% to $401. The inventory has climbed more than 57% considering the fact that the pandemic pressured a lot of companies to have staff operate from property.

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