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 3-year ROI of 668%.
  • An 8-month payback on investment. 
  • An annual revenue increase of US$8.54 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.

Red Hat Ansible Lightspeed with IBM watsonx Code Assistant is a generative AI service that helps automation teams learn, create, and maintain Ansible Automation Platform content more efficiently.

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 development 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.

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform wins TrustRadius Best of 2023 Awards

TrustRadius, a leading technology decisioning platform, has recognized Ansible Automation Platform in the Best Of 2023 Awards for feature sets, value, and customer relationships.

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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.

How our customers use Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Ulta Beauty accelerates IT with Ansible Automation Platform

To meet its goals for continued growth, Ulta Beauty placed Ansible Automation Platform at the core of its strategy, to help deploy technology faster without disrupting business as usual. In doing so, it cut deployment times from three weeks to less than a day.

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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.

Learning resources

Learning hub

Continue your education and explore learning materials for Ansible Automation Platform, organized by the tasks you need to accomplish.

Training and certification

Assess and learn the skills needed to successfully deploy, configure, and manage Ansible Automation Platform. Develop advanced skills in real-world training—and prove your skills with certification exams. 

Interactive labs

Try Ansible Automation Platform with an interactive learning scenario, deployed directly in your browser. Topics include getting started, network automation, hybrid cloud automation, and Event-Driven Ansible.

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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