Why Ansible?

Working in IT, you're likely doing the same tasks over and over. What if you could solve problems once and then automate your solutions going forward?

Ansible is here to help.


When you automate, you accelerate

Team impact

  • Save time and be more productive
  • Eliminate repetitive tasks
  • Fewer mistakes & errors
  • Improve collaboration and job satisfaction

Enterprise Impact

  • Overcome complexity
  • More resources for innovation
  • Increase accountability and compliance

Ansible Is...


Human readable automation

No special coding skills needed

Tasks executed in order

Get productive quickly


App deployment

Configuration management

Workflow orchestration

Orchestrate the app lifecycle


Agentless architecture

Uses OpenSSH and WinRM

No agents to exploit or update

Predictable, reliable and secure



Ansible is the most popular open source automation tool on GitHub today with more than a quarter million downloads per month. With over 3,550 contributors submitting new modules all the time, rest assured that what you are automating is covered in Ansible already, or will be very soon.

Ansible Quick Start Guide

Ansible Tower

What’s the difference between Ansible and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform? Find out here

Extend the power of automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is a comprehensive solution to automation that helps your team achieve its goals. It brings together the best of on-premise automation innovation while introducing hosted services that can be accessed alongside with other Red Hat cloud services on the hybrid cloud console

With a Red Hat subscription, you get certified content, a robust partner ecosystem, access to hosted management services, and life cycle technical support that allows your teams to create, manage, and scale automation across your organization. And you’ll get expert knowledge gained from our success with thousands of customers.

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Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform Is...


Automated inventory management

Centralized automation execution

Job Scheduling

Scheduled and centralized jobs


Visual dashboard

Audit trails

Enhanced notifications

Visibility and compliance


Certified, supported integrations

Expert, trusted content

Role-based access control

Enhanced permissions

Ansible: the language of DevOps

Ansible is the first human-readable automation language that can be read and written across IT. No matter what role you have in the organization, or how technical - Ansible gives you a common language to describe your IT infrastructure.

Ansible Diagram: Modernize, Migrate, Optimize

No matter where you are on your DevOps journey, Ansible automation can help


Bridge the gap between traditional IT environments and newer, agile implementations.


Leverage automation to migrate applications to new infrastructures.


Model everything and deploy continuously. Share and spread solutions.



Automate all the things

Ansible is the only automation engine that can automate the entire application lifecycle and continuous delivery pipeline.