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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.""If you only need to use Ansible, it's free for any end-user, but when you require Ansible Tower, you need to pay per Ansible Tower server."

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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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2nd
out of 20 in Network Automation
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35,915
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8.5
12th
out of 20 in Network Automation
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675
Comparisons
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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.

Micro Focus Network Automation helps IT organizations drive efficiencies by automating time-consuming manual compliance and network configuration tasks for the complete operational lifecycle of network devices from provisioning to policy-based network configuration management, compliance policy enforcement and reporting, and security administration. Micro Focus Network Automation also helps increase network stability and uptime by preventing inconsistencies and misconfigurations often created by manual processes.  When combined with Micro Focus Network Node Manager i, it delivers a unique integrated solution that delivers network fault, availability, and performance integrated with change, network configuration, compliance, and automated diagnostics that operates from a shared network topology database.

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Sample Customers
HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBank
Tech Mahindra, Avea, China Merchants Bank, NNIT, Distinctive Software Solutions, Virgin Media, NEC Australia, Osiatis, Hostworks, Retegal, Allianz Shared Infrastructure Services SE (ASIC), State of Kansas Division of Information Services and Communications (DISC)
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company22%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government11%
Legal Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government12%
Financial Services Firm9%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise64%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise78%
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Ansible is ranked 2nd in Network Automation with 4 reviews while Micro Focus Network Automation is ranked 12th in Network Automation. Ansible is rated 8.6, while Micro Focus Network Automation is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Ansible writes "Helpful for creating an environment and easy to use with dynamic inventory capability". On the other hand, Ansible is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Red Hat Satellite, BigFix, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and Microsoft Azure DevOps, whereas Micro Focus Network Automation is most compared with BMC TrueSight Network Automation, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Cisco DNA Center and HPE Intelligent Management Center.

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