Red Hat Enhances Ansible Automation Platform
As automation requirements evolve,
organizations need the ability to extend
automation capabilities to help them expand
into new domains more quickly and safely.
First announced with Red Hat Ansible
Automation Platform in Fall 2019, Ansible
Content Collections provides a continuously
updated set of curated automation content,
helping to shorten the time to value and
improve the efficiency of maintaining and
consuming automation by enabling
organizations to reuse Ansible content at
Thomas Anderson vice president, Ansible
Automation, Red Hat said, "To meet evolving
business demands in the face of uncertain
global conditions, we see IT organizations
accelerating their automation efforts to
help drive faster innovation while managing
demand surges due to remote workforces. The
latest release of Red Hat Ansible Automation
Platform helps to further meld automation
innovation with production stability,
offering greater confidence to organizations
that they can adopt new automation
technologies to expand IT footprints while
still supporting mission-critical
In addition to extending automation for partner technologies, Ansible Content Collections help further integrate Red Hatís management products.
New Collections are available for:
Red Hat Insights Content Collection enables organizations to automate manual tasks by using the Red Hat Insights API. These common tasks include installation and registration of Red Hat Insights clients, executing Ansible Playbooks for issue remediation and, through integration with Ansible Tower, automating compliance activities and serving as a dynamic inventory source.
Red Hat Satellite Content Collection
enables organizations to automate manual
tasks by using the Red Hat Satellite API.
Users can build and configure a Satellite
environment from start to finish, providing
complete end-to-end management of Red Hat
Satellite via Ansible.
In addition to Ansible Content Collections, the latest release of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform includes new features and enhancements that help simplify automation for new as well as experienced users while increasing the speed and flexibility of Ansible.
These updates include:
Automation Analytics automation calculator, an addition to Automation Analytics, enables users to evaluate the value of automation at their organization and customize it to their individual companyís data. It can measure past, current and future return on investment, providing real-time metrics around effectiveness to encourage wider adoption of automation across more domains.
Automation services catalog provides
lifecycle management for automation
resources, spanning the provisioning,
retirement and logging of Ansible platforms
across physical, virtual, cloud or
container-based environments. This delivers
greater visibility over what is being
automated and helps organizations to
maintain the controls and compliance
prescribed by their business.