Tackle complex challenges
Red Hat® Ansible® Tower helps teams manage complex multitier deployments by adding control, knowledge, and delegation to Ansible-powered environments ensuring consistency and compliance across the enterprise.
Ansible is an extremely powerful automation language that talks to the systems, applications, and tools you’re already using and reduces the complexity of existing environments and processes.
Get started simply
Ansible is agentless, so there’s no software to install on the things you’re automating. This makes it easy to get started and helps IT teams collaborate—whether their focus is networking, development, infrastructure, applications, or security.
The power of community
Ansible is the most popular automation tool in GitHub. With thousands of contributors, hundreds of modules, and many thousands of community-provided automation roles in Ansible Galaxy, you can not only learn and begin to use Ansible quickly, but benefit from community-contributed roles that will help you automate even faster. And best of all, you can trust that Ansible is backed by Red Hat, the world’s leader in open source.
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|Red Hat Ansible Engine||Red Hat Ansible Tower|
|Offering summary||Support offering for the the Ansible project that includes the Ansible execution engine, as well as hundreds of modules that enable users to automate all aspects of IT environments and processes.||Product and support offering that helps teams manage complex multitier deployments by adding control, knowledge, and delegation to Ansible-powered environments.|
|Suited for||Individuals and very small teams, developers, “builders”||Operations, distributed teams, teams of teams|
|Typical use cases||Building and writing playbooks for enterprises (DEV)||Operationalizing automation, running and scheduling playbooks (OPS)|
Mission control for Ansible
Red Hat Ansible Tower is the best way to run Ansible in your company. Your teams can automate by centralizing and controlling Ansible infrastructure with a user interface, role-based access controls, job scheduling, and graphical inventory management. And Ansible Tower’s REST application programming interface (API) and command-line interface (CLI) make it easy to embed into existing tools and processes.
Automation for everyone
Ansible Tower enables entire organizations to consume and access automation regardless of their skills or ability.
And Ansible Tower is available in 3 editions—Basic, Enterprise, and Premium—so you can get the right one for your organization.
Ansible Tower dashboard
See everything going on in your environment from the moment you log in.
Get recent job activity, the number of active hosts, and alerts about hosts with problems. And you can adjust your settings to see specific jobs or timeframes.
Simple, self-service IT
Set up variables and access control to give users the ability to start playbooks based on their role.
Simplified portal mode and survey features let IT admins delegate automation job runs to users across the business. QA can create their own test environments and customer services can start up a demo.
How Ansible works
Learn how the Red Hat Ansible Engine works and learn about each of its key components.
Getting started with Ansible
Learn about Ansible technology and what it can do. This video demonstrates the basics of using Ansible and Ansible language, as well as information about Red Hat Ansible Tower and our content hub, Ansible Galaxy.
British Army speeds service delivery with Red Hat Ansible Tower
The British Army relies on IT to support its personnel deployed around the world. With simplified, automated management they can deploy changes faster and more efficiently—reducing errors—to improve the end-user experience.
Introduction to Ansible Playbooks
Learn key playbook concepts and build upon the ad-hoc demonstration by creating a basic playbook.
Continuous integration and delivery with Ansible
Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) requires automation, orchestration, and tooling. Ansible is an easy way to get there.
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