INTEGRATION:

Ansible and MELLANOX

SHAPE YOUR NETWORK ACCORDING TO YOUR NEEDS

The Mellanox network operating system (Mellanox ONYXTM, successor of MLNX-OS Ethernet) empowers you to shape and deploy your network according to your needs. Benefit from new levels of network flexibility and the ability to continuously adapt to evolving market and technical requirements. Also enjoy the full power of the silicon by both running the Docker container on ONYX and having full access to the SDK API.

FULLY INTEGRATED SOLUTION

The integration of Mellanox ONYXTM with Ansible and Red Hat® Ansible® Tower along with the support of Zero Touch Provisioning, enables you to automate the provisioning, configuration and maintenance of switches in a reliable manner—allowing you to scale out automated deployments to thousands of switches and more. Ansible framework separates the Ansible Playbook & modules from the Ansible engine, enabling you to implement Ansible automation across your entire facility, including network switches, servers, appliances, and more.

Valuable benefits include:

  • Reduced operational expenses via automated provisioning and network maintenance

  • Reduced time to market

  • Increased customer satisfaction

  • Minimal manual operation – eliminates configuration & provisioning errors

  • Frees up valuable IT & support resources to focus on mission-critical activities

SOLUTION BENEFIT

The combined Mellanox ONYX - Ansible solution provides:

  • Best ROI and faster time to market: with full automation, quickly deploy processes in your data center and provision new systems, the network infrastructure and applications. All this in a reliable manner, eliminating manual configuration errors.
  • Simplicity: with a standard, simple automation infrastructure, there’s no need to learn a new programming language nor undergo a learning curve.
  • Unified solution: Ansible is a standard automation tool for both servers and the network, enabling a single point of control.
  • Agentless solution: No new software to install.

 

Get Started

Explore a list of network modules for Mellanox ONYX in Ansible Docs.

Contact us for a network automation demo.

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