Ansible is an SSH-based orchestration/configuration management tool based on the push principle: Desired conditions, such as configurations of operating systems, are pushed by a control node to a target node. Ansible is very lightweight, as it can be used without a special client. This makes it ideal for controlling and configuring infrastructure components, such as
Loadbalancers, Firewalls or API-controlled systems in general.
Ansible has developed into a sought-after solution in recent years. This was certainly fuelled by the purchase by Red Hat in 2015 and the partnership of Ansible and providers of network solutions – such as Cisco, BigIP, PaloAlto, etc.
A popular use for Ansible is automated deployments launched via a CI/CD pipeline.


  • Easy to write configurations in YAML.
  • Idempotence (the final state is described, not the way there).
  • Low system requirements (SSH and Python >= 2.6).
  • OS independent (SLES, RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Windows, …).
  • Can be integrated into tools such as orcharhino, Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat CloudForms, or Ansible Tower.

How do we support you?

  • When planning a deployment infrastructure (CI/CD) using Ansible.
  • When it comes to implementation through concept, PoC and installation
    By taking specific infrastructure requirements into account.
  • Designing and setting up Ansible based solutions with orcharhino, Satellite, CloudForms, Tower, …
  • Automating complete IT infrastructures such as Cisco ACI, Cisco UCS, PanOS, BigIP with Ansible.
  • Ansible Training

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Mark Hlawatschek
Mark HlawatschekVorstand
Ingrid Harner
Ingrid HarnerHead of Marketing & Sales

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