ServiceNow announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Lightstep specialized in DevOps methodology.

ServiceNow plans to complete the acquisition in the second quarter of 2021; the financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.

Lightstep, the roots in Google Lightstep was co-founded in Sam Francisco in 2015 by CEO Ben Sigelman, COO Ben Cronin and Chief Architect Daniel Spoonhower. The key members of the Lightstep team have helped define modern observability with their previous work on tracking and monitoring metrics at Google. Lightstep team members have also co-created opensource OpenTracing and OpenTelemetry projects, guiding the overall migration of the sector from proprietary agents to the acquisition of tracks, metrics and portable registers, always

ServiceNow is already a recognized provider in IT services management, IT operations management and digital workflows. With Lightstep, pioneering in monitoring and monitoring next-generation applications, ServiceNow will help DevOps engineers create, distribute, run and monitor native cloud applications.

Together, ServiceNow and Lightstep will extend the benefits of Observability to the whole company through digital workflows that convert real-time information into actions on all technologies, people and processes that enable digital business.

In a cloud-based and DevOps-based world, the software that feeds today’s businesses is becoming increasingly complex. However, companies should increase innovation and speed without sacrificing reliability and performance.

Lightstep is used by cloud-born companies like GitHub, Spotify and Twilio

The combination of ServiceNow and Lightstep will provide in-depth operational information so that companies can use modern technology stacks more effectively.

What Lightstep does

Lightstep’s solution analyses system-level metrics and tracks data in real time to understand the cause and effects of changes in performance, reliability and application development speed.

The Now platform coordinates the technical and team response, linking insights with the actions needed to guide digital transformation.

Users will be able to monitor and respond more easily to critical signals and indicators of software integrity using Lightstep capabilities with the ability of ServiceNow’s IT workflow solutions to interweave disparate elements into a digital fabric without solution of

This serves to give companies the security and clarity needed to promote faster innovation and better results in the entire digital experience.

The Lightstep platform provides a unified approach to the system-wide visibility of the observation system and integrated insights between metrics, distributed tracks and logs.

This enables organisations to accelerate the speed of software development without compromising quality and to promote faster innovation through the entire digital customer experience.

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