By providing the strongest foundation of performance, reliability and security in the industry, Lenovo delivers an end-to-end portfolio of cloud enabled compute, storage and networking capabilities that seamlessly integrate and interoperate with your environment, and are optimized to lower your costs.
The Ansible integration with Lenovo (CNOS) Cloud Network Operating System switches brings high speed cloud workflow automation to the datacenter.
Lenovo developed modules, sample Playbooks and roles that support most configuration functions of CNOS switches. Ansible’s modules and roles are used to create simple, easy to read playbooks that automate repetitive tasks and allows orchestration of complex configurations.
The solution includes:
17 conditional, general and specific purpose python Lenovo modules
6 Roles (for more complex automation) defined for vLAG/Clos configurations
Clos (single PoD leaf & spine nodes)
VLAG (1 tier and 2 tier)
Lenovo modules included with Ansible 2.3
Lenovo roles posted on Ansible Galaxy
The combined Ansible and Lenovo solution provides:
Ansible Tower allows us to easily streamline the delivery of applications and services to both OpenStack and Amazon Clouds in a cost effective, simple, and secure manner.