Compare Ansible vs. CFEngine Enterprise

Ansible is ranked 3rd in Configuration Management with 25 reviews while CFEngine Enterprise is ranked 15th in Configuration Management. Ansible is rated 8.4, while CFEngine Enterprise is rated 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, Ansible is most compared with SCCM, BigFix and Red Hat Satellite, whereas CFEngine Enterprise is most compared with Ansible, SaltStack and Chef.
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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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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.

CFEngine is a configuration management and automation framework that lets you securely manage your mission critical IT infrastructure.

Ensure compliance
Define the desired state and configuration of your IT infrastructure, and CFEngine will automatically ensure that it complies.

Automate
Automatically roll out updates and changes to every node in your infrastructure, whether you have 50 or 50,000 nodes.

Everywhere
CFEngine uses autonomous agents which run on every node of your infrastructure, implementing your desired state and reporting back continuously.

Anywhere
CFEngine runs on the smallest embedded devices, on servers, in the cloud, and on mainframes, easily handling tens of thousands of nodes.

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Sample Customers
HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBank
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Healthcare Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Software R&D Company9%
Legal Firm9%
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Software R&D Company43%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm7%
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