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"Red Hat's open source approach was a factor when choosing Ansible, since the solution is free as of right now."

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Top Answer: It has improved our organization through provisioning and security hardening. When we do get a new VM, we have been able to bring on a provisional machine in less than a day. This morning alone, I… more »
Top Answer: We have tested out Ansible Tower, but there is a budget issue, so that is in our next phase. Red Hat's open source approach was a factor when choosing Ansible, since the solution is free as of right… more »
Top Answer: When you set up Playbooks, I may have one version of the Playbook, but another member of the team may have a different vision, and we will not know which version is correct. We want to have one… more »
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Rating
9.0
40th
out of 70 in Cloud Management
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Comparisons
229
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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.

IBM Service Delivery Manager is a single solution that provides all the necessary software components to implement cloud computing. Cloud computing is a services acquisition and delivery model for IT resources, which can help improve business performance and control the costs of delivering IT resources to an organization. As a cloud computing quick start, IBM Service Delivery Manager allows organizations to benefit from this delivery model in a defined portion of their data center or for a specific internal project. Potential benefits include:

  • Reduction in operational and capital expenditures.
  • Enhanced productivity - the ability to innovate more with fewer resources.
  • Decreased time-to-market for business features that increase competitiveness.
  • Standardized and consolidated IT services that drive improved resource utilization.
  • Increased resiliency to market demands.
  • Improved quality of service for IT consumers.
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Sample Customers
HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBank
Whogohost Ltd., Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Outokumpu, Salesbox, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr, CLOUD M, CenterPoint Energy, Apptimate AB, WeCloud AB, Earth Signal, DSB Consulting, Inventive, SKIData AG
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company27%
Comms Service Provider13%
Legal Firm13%
Financial Services Firm13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government7%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise67%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise76%
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Ansible is ranked 3rd in Configuration Management with 2 reviews while IBM Service Delivery Manager is ranked 40th in Cloud Management. Ansible is rated 9.0, while IBM Service Delivery Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Ansible writes "Its agentless, making the deployment fast and easy". On the other hand, Ansible is most compared with SCCM, BigFix, Red Hat Satellite, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and UrbanCode Deploy, whereas IBM Service Delivery Manager is most compared with .

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