Compare Ansible vs. CA Release Automation

Ansible is ranked 1st in Release Automation with 25 reviews while CA Release Automation is ranked 9th in Release Automation with 1 review. Ansible is rated 8.4, while CA Release Automation is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Ansible writes "Check mode enables us to verify that the config we have pushed is what we intended". On the other hand, the top reviewer of CA Release Automation writes "Improved our deployment speed, but it may no longer be part of CA's long-term strategy". Ansible is most compared with SCCM, BigFix and Red Hat Satellite, whereas CA Release Automation is most compared with UrbanCode Deploy, XebiaLabs XL Deploy and CA Continuous Delivery Automation.
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Pricing and Cost Advice
Ansible Tower is free. Until they lower the cost, we are holding off on purchasing the product.We went with product because we have a subscription for Red Hat.The cost is high, but it still works well.Like many Red Hat products, they have a no-cost version of the web application (AWX, formerly Ansible Tower), but you are on your own to install and it is a little more complicated than just installing Ansible.

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1st
out of 28 in Release Automation
Views
22,454
Comparisons
17,963
Reviews
25
Average Words per Review
473
Avg. Rating
8.4
9th
out of 28 in Release Automation
Views
3,517
Comparisons
1,794
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
722
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Overview
Ansible is the simplest way to deploy your applications. It gives you the power to deploy multi-tier applications reliably and consistently, all from one common framework. You can configure needed services as well as push application artifacts from one common system.

CA Release Automation enables you to seamlessly connect the continuous delivery ecosystem to deliver high-quality applications faster than ever before. With this enterprise-ready solution, you can accelerate and stabilize application deployments from development to test to production. Its advanced capabilities can help you plan, manage and optimize the continuous delivery pipeline to improve release quality and efficiency. With CA Release Automation, get automated, agile release management that’s ready to work in your IT world.

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Sample Customers
HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBankCA Release Automation customers include Citrix, NIIT Technologies, ING Bank, Molina Healthcare, Swisscom, Bupa and Tesco. Read case studies from customers who are igniting and advancing their continuous delivery journey with CA Release Automation.
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Healthcare Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Transportation Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company43%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm37%
Comms Service Provider19%
Insurance Company15%
Hospitality Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm24%
Software R&D Company20%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government12%
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