Microsoft and ServiceNow Enter Strategic Partnership

December 3, 2018 - Broadening their alliance enabling ServiceNow to deliver digital workflows through Microsoft’s Azure Government Cloud, Microsoft and ServiceNow have entered into a strategic intellectual property (IP) agreement. The IP agreement promotes ServiceNow’s adoption of the Azure Cloud and continues to provide ServiceNow with access to Microsoft’s Azure IP Advantage program, which provides best-in-industry protection for IP risks in the cloud.

“We are excited to join with ServiceNow to help achieve IT modernization goals through the capabilities offered by the Azure cloud,” said Micky Minhas, head of Microsoft Technology Licensing. “This agreement provides ServiceNow with IP and encourages its adoption of Azure’s secure, reliable and trustworthy cloud solutions.”

The ServiceNow and Microsoft alliance, announced in October 2018, will enable U.S. Federal customers to deploy ServiceNow’s technology via the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. This combined cloud offering is expected to bring together ServiceNow’s industry leading IT services and operations management products as well as extensive platform capabilities together with the security and protection and highest level of compliance on the market offered by Microsoft’s Azure Government regions.

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