ServiceNow to buy data management firm Sweagle

ServiceNow has agreed to acquire Sweagle, a Belgium-based configuration data management company.
ServiceNow for CIOsThe transaction will extend ServiceNow’s DevOps and IT Operations Management (ITOM) capabilities, giving customers the ability to leverage machine learning to prevent potential misconfigurations from causing outages in production and speeding up remediation.

Sweagle was founded in 2017 by CEO Mark Verstockt and CTO Benny Van de Sompele.
RJ Jainendra, vice president and general manager of DevOps and IT Business Management at ServiceNow. “Sweagle also brings deep DevOps talent to ServiceNow. Both founders are pioneers in configuration data management.”
Along with its DevOps and IT Operations Management Health solutions, Sweagle will help accelerate ServiceNow’s Service Graph roadmap by managing configuration data for public and private cloud environments and modern application architectures, like microservices, containers, and serverless computing.