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Ansible and DLT Solutions Partner to Bring Simple IT Automation to Government Customers

Posted by Ansible on March 18, 2015
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Leveraging key strategic relationships, including Red Hat and Amazon Web Services, DLT Solutions provides software and services across the technology landscape, and will enable Ansible to deliver IT automation seamlessly to government customers.

MARCH 18, 2015 - Durham, NC. - Ansible, Inc., the leading provider of simple, agentless orchestration and configuration management tools to IT and DevOps organizations, today announced a new partnership with leading government IT value-added reseller (VAR) DLT Solutions. This is Ansible's first government reselling partnership. 

"The Ansible open source project is already in widespread use across U.S. Federal and local government institutions,” said Saïd Ziouani, CEO of Ansible. "Now, in partnership with DLT Solutions, we are excited to bring Ansible Tower and Ansible services to government customers in the same way that we are serving Fortune 500 customers today."

Ansible's simplicity, its agentless and secure design and its powerful orchestration features make it the perfect fit for government customers who need to automate server or cloud configurations and application deployments. Ansible Tower extends the power of Ansible by providing control (centralized job runs through an automation dashboard), security (role-based access control and audit trails) and delegation (push-button job execution, portal mode and REST API for integration).

"Public sector IT organizations realize that in order to fully realize the benefits of a public or private cloud platform IT automation is critical,” said David Blankenhorn, vice president of engineering and chief cloud technologist at DLT Solutions. “Ansible provides our public sector customers with powerful tools that greatly simplify the automation of applications, systems, and both on premise and cloud resources. We look forward to working with an innovative leader such as Ansible to continue helping our customers streamline their work flows."

Ansible will be available on DLT Solutions' GSA IT Schedule70 and Ansible will use DLT Solutions' considerable portfolio of Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts to ease the procurement process for customers large and small. Additionally, Justin Nemmers has joined the Ansible team as Director of Government to focus purely on the growing Ansible Government business unit. Nemmers brings years of federal and commercial experience from Red Hat, as well as several successful startups.

About Ansible, Inc.

Ansible is the simplest way to automate IT.  Ansible provides enterprise ready solutions for automating apps, systems and cloud resources for IT organizations, based on the most popular open source IT automation project on GitHub. Ansible’s commercial offering - Ansible Tower - helps DevOps teams manage complex multi-tier deployments by adding control, security and delegation capabilities to Ansible environments. For more information, visit ansible.com.

About DLT Solutions

For more than twenty years, DLT Solutions has been the IT software and solutions provider of choice for federal, state, local government and education customers. By hand selecting its manufacturer partners including Amazon Web Services, Autodesk, Google, NetApp, Oracle, Dell Software, Red Hat, Solarwinds and Symantaec, DLT fulfills its mission to be a value-added reseller of only the best software and hardware products and services, as well as a premier provider of technical support, through its many government contracts. The company specializes in carefully selected solution areas – Cloud computing, Data Center Consolidation, Geospatial Data Systems and Computer-Aided Design for transportation, utilities and manufacturing.  For more information or to place an order, contact DLT Solutions at 800-262-4358; email sales@dlt.com or visit www.dlt.com. Also on LinkedIn and Twitter (@DLTSolutoins).

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