Use case

Hybrid cloud automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform


Every hybrid cloud incorporates some degree of workload portability, orchestration, and management across diverse environments. The challenge is to standardize configuration and deployment across all kinds of clouds—public, private, and hybrid—using a single, consistent automation platform.

Whether your hybrid cloud takes an infrastructure-first approach—like a public cloud attached to your private cloud; multiple public clouds; or some combination of bare-metal, virtual, and cloud environments—or is a hosted cloud-native application, Red Hat® Ansible® Automation Platform can manage, coordinate, and operationalize them under a single set of processes and policies.

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Connect your clouds

Public clouds

Automate infrastructure and configuration across multiple cloud providers—including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and more.

Private clouds

Automate physical and virtual infrastructure. Connect on-premise environments and workloads to cloud infrastructure and cloud-native services.

Cloud-native workloads

Use Ansible Automation Platform with Red Hat OpenShift® to automate the deployment and management of containerized solutions across cloud infrastructure.

Features and benefits


Get a view into everything—what's running where. Automatically access cloud-native applications and cloud provider capabilities to oversee underlying IT infrastructure, manage and configure cloud instances, and troubleshoot.


Manage, track, and optimize cloud operations through a single interface, without having to navigate between multiple providers' domain-specific tools. Deploy, retire, coordinate, and migrate cloud instances with reusable automation workflows—and reduce related manual tasks with Event-Driven Ansible.


Automate governance policies to set up common experiences across clouds, schedule enforcements across geographic (or virtual) locations, turn off or reallocate unused resources, move and copy resources off clouds, and more.


From reducing manual tasks to improving efficiency and scalability, Ansible empowers organizations to take full control of their cloud environments. Video duration: 10:29

IDC MarketScape report: Red Hat a leader in cloud management

Red Hat was named a leader in IDC’s 2024 assessment of vendors for multicloud and hybrid cloud management with automation. According to IDC, enterprises can confidently choose Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, thanks to its “comprehensive capabilities and broad support in accelerating automation maturity.” 

Customer success stories

ADB customer

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In a managed cloud environment, Asian Development Bank automated its IT infrastructure and has saved hundreds of work hours each year.


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As part of a new centralized application platform, Ascend Money used automation to deploy applications across countries.

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AIA Group automated its manual, spreadsheet-based provisioning and configuration process.

Keep learning


Learn the benefits of automating public cloud environments

Learn the benefits of automating public cloud environments Hear from Red Hat experts about how Ansible Automation Platform can accelerate your cloud initiatives.

Analyst material

The value and role of unified cloud automation platforms

A 451 Research spotlight—sponsored by Red Hat—discusses the impact of modern cloud automation platforms on IT organizations, developers, and enterprises.


The Inside Playbook

See blog posts by technical experts about the latest developments in hybrid cloud automation.

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