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Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Red Hat® Ansible® Automation Platform is a foundation for building and operating automation across an organization. The platform includes all the tools needed to implement enterprise-wide automation.

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What is Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform?

Ansible Automation Platform provides an enterprise framework for building and operating IT automation at scale. Users can centralize and control their infrastructure with a visual dashboard, role-based access control, and automation tools including analytics and certified, reusable content.

Ansible Automation Platform’s human-readable YAML automation language makes it possible for users across an organization to share, vet, and manage automation content. Collaborate across teams and get up and running quickly with searchable collections of pre-composed roles and modules so anyone can create automation.

How it works

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Bring visualization and analytics to Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform with Red Hat Insights. Use Insights to analyze data and generate reports on the status of automation deployments across multiple clusters.

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Features and benefits

Access collections of supported, precomposed content—including those provided by certified partners—and distribute them throughout your organization.

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Give developers and business users access to automation resources where they live—across physical, virtual, cloud, and container environments. Provide enterprise and line-of-business users with the automation governance they need to meet compliance and procurement requirements.

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Automation Analytics is now Red Hat Insights for Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, allowing operations teams to analyze and aggregate data and generate reports on the status of automation deployments across multiple clusters. An ROI calculator shows teams the time and resources they’ve saved using automation. Insights is included with an Ansible Automation Platform subscription.

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Security teams face a variety of multi-pronged threads as they work to protect infrastructure resources across multiple vendors. Ansible Automation Platform provides a more efficient, streamlined base to automate security practices and bring together the different tools used in security activities.

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Extend the benefits of Ansible Automation Platform to network administrators and teams. Modules give users a common language—even across different vendors. Those network modules can configure your network stack, test and validate your existing network state, and discover and correct network configuration drift.

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Outcomes of using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Architecture

Standardize and unify IT automation

Ansible Automation Platform lets you standardize automation because it works throughout your organization, connecting users across IT domains to streamline orchestration and provide governance for a variety of use cases.

Ansible Automation Platform allows flexibility with your resources by automating provisioning for cloud providers, storage solutions, and infrastructure components. It helps make network management more consistent and expedites security patching and remediation. Use Ansible Content Collections with pre-packaged roles and modules to provision machines, apply base system configurations, and deploy apps.

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Development

Automate application deployments

Developers can set up automation to provision, deploy, and manage compute infrastructure across environments. Deploy multi-tier applications reliably and consistently, all from one common framework, and configure needed services and push application artifacts using Ansible Playbooks.

Move software between testing and production environments more quickly by automating processes. This leads to repeatable and reliable deployments across the software delivery cycle, enabling DevOps and managing your CI/CD pipeline.

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Operations

Deliver automated IT infrastructure

Use Ansible Automation Platform to automate infrastructure provisioning and orchestration, updating and patching systems, installing software, and onboarding users. Create and run reusable infrastructure as code (IaC) with Ansible Playbooks that can automate more extensive workflows, such as full application deployments to production. Get real-time job status updates and use analytics to understand which automation jobs are running successfully and where. 

Take automation further with security vulnerability remediation, policy and governance, and content management tools that make operations more efficient.

A shared technological foundation

Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud strategy is built on the technological foundation of Linux®, containers, and automation. An open hybrid cloud approach gives you the flexibility to run your applications anywhere you need them.

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Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Ansible Automation Platform builds on the foundation provided by Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift and integrates with the rest of our portfolio so you can build and operate automation at scale.

Red Hat OpenShift

With Ansible Automation Platform users can create and run reusable infrastructure code and automate provisioning tasks for cloud providers, storage solutions, and other infrastructure components in Red Hat OpenShift.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ansible Automation Platform lets you automate compliance, expedite repetitive admin tasks, and gain consistency ​across your Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.

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How our customers use Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

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Siemens improved IT efficiency using Ansible on Windows to automate manual management tasks and support a CI/CD approach.

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Microsoft created a standardized, centralized network automation environment that reduces routine tasks and complexity.

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HCA Healthcare created a real-time predictive analytics product system to more accurately and rapidly detect sepsis.

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