Compare Ansible vs. IBM Service Delivery Manager

Ansible is ranked 3rd in Configuration Management with 25 reviews while IBM Service Delivery Manager is ranked 33rd in Cloud Management. Ansible is rated 8.4, while IBM Service Delivery Manager 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 IBM Service Delivery Manager is most compared with Red Hat CloudForms, Ansible and Densify.
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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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3rd
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20,373
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Reviews
25
Average Words per Review
473
Avg. Rating
8.4
33rd
out of 57 in Cloud Management
Views
363
Comparisons
305
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
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.

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, BinckBankWhogohost 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
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Healthcare Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Transportation Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company33%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government6%
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