Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Red Hat® Ansible® Automation Platform is an end-to-end automation platform to configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate advanced workflows. It includes resources to create, manage, and scale across the entire enterprise.

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The value of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

With a Red Hat subscription, you get certified content from our robust partner ecosystem; added security, reporting, and analytics; and life cycle technical support to scale automation across your organization. And you’ll get expert knowledge gained from our success with thousands of customers.

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Mitigate risk

Security is a differentiator with Ansible Automation Platform. You gain:

  • An enterprise-hardened platform with 24x7 support.
  • Performance testing and bug fixes.
  • Development practices with added security.

Return on investment

According to research from IDC, customers using Ansible Automation Platform could see:

  • A 5-year ROI of 667%.
  • A 10-month payback on investment. 
  • An annual revenue increase of US$1.9 million.

Accelerate automation with confidence

Ansible Automation Platform offers powerful features and enterprise support to extend your investment. Remove organizational barriers and accelerate your automation.

Benefit from a strong customer base

Ansible Automation Platform is trusted by more than 3,000 global customers across every industry.

Trusted tools for collaborative automation

Create and share

With Event-Driven Ansible, you can automate IT actions with user-defined, rule-based constructs and create end-to-end automated scenarios for use cases across the IT landscape.

Ansible Content Collections let you reuse code to automate faster. The collections contain Red Hat Ansible Certified Content and Ansible validated content—from Red Hat and more than 60 trusted partners. 

Ansible content tools help developers create consistent code, streamlining the building and deployment of execution environments to speed development cycles and realize value quicker. 

Automation execution environments are container images used to execute Ansible Playbooks and roles. 

With Ansible automation hub, you can find, download, and share supported collections. And private automation hub lets you create a curated library of automation content for internal teams to share.

Manage and measure

Automation controller is a centralized management tool to manage inventory, launch and schedule workflows, track changes, and integrate reporting with a centralized user interface. 

Ansible Automation Platform’s trusted supply chain offers enhanced security and compliance. 

Automation analytics and Red Hat Insights for Ansible Automation Platform provides rich reporting and advanced analytics to optimize your automation, proactively identify potential issues, mitigate vulnerabilities, and improve resolution times.

Scale up and out

With automation mesh, you can scale automation of large inventories across diverse network topologies, platforms, and regions. Flexible design options help you deliver automation across physical and virtual datacenters, hybrid cloud environments, and edge locations, localizing automation execution to improve network performance. It helps your organization operate at a global scale.

What do you want to automate today?


Automate your application deployments and make your installations, upgrades, and day-to-day management repeatable and reliable.


Manage entire network and IT processes across physical networks, software-defined networks, and cloud-based networks.


Manage and automate your Kubernetes clusters and scale containerized applications with support for Kubernetes Operators and frameworks.


Orchestrate security systems using a curated collection of modules, roles, and playbooks to investigate and respond to threats.


Provision instances, networks, and infrastructure with support modules that ensure deployments work across public and private clouds.

What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2.4? 

With Event-Driven Ansible, collection repo management, validated content, and new tech previews, this release expands the scope of what and how you can automate.

Red Hat named a leader in infrastructure automation

Forrester Research named Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform a leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Infrastructure Automation, Q1, 2023—with the highest score in the strategy category.

One platform for multiple use cases

Automate cloud-native environments and manage infrastructure and services across public, private, and hybrid clouds with certified integrations.

Standardize configuration and deployment across your entire IT landscape—from datacenter to cloud to edge environments—with a single, consistent automation platform.

Manage entire network and IT processes across physical networks, software-defined networks, and cloud-based networks, all the way to edge locations.

Orchestrate security systems using a curated collection of modules, roles, and playbooks to investigate and respond to threats.
Consistently deploy, manage, and scale infrastructure workloads where it makes the most sense—in your physical datacenter, private or public cloud, or at the network edge.
Streamline the process of PXE booting and kickstarting bare-metal servers or VMs, or creating virtual or cloud instances from templates.
Centralize configuration file management and deployment with a low learning curve for administrators, developers, and IT managers.

Calculate your time savings

Spend more time on what matters to your enterprise. Use the updated time savings calculator to see how your organization can benefit from automation.

Cloud deployment options

The flexibility of Ansible Automation Platform starts with where you deploy it. Now you can get Ansible Automation Platform as a managed application on Microsoft Azure or a self-managed offering via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace or the Google Cloud Marketplace. They run on your cloud, with support from Red Hat. And billing is integrated with your cloud provider so you get 1 bill—and credit toward your committed spend. We also offer self-managed options for on-premise and cloud locations so you can purchase Ansible Automation Platform from Red Hat and deploy it in your cloud or in your datacenter.

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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Crédit Agricole Group scaled automation across tens of thousands of servers, achieving a return on investment in just 1 year.

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Cepsa saved work hours, improved response times, and enhanced IT security by making automation the core of its innovation strategy.

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Blue Cross NC created an automated, adaptable IT environment, saving 70,000 work hours and more than US$850,000.

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