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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 »
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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.

SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is network automation tool designed to manage configurations on network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls. It helps you to work more efficiently by scheduling automatic backup activities and rolling out configuration changes to multiple devices at the same time.

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HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBank
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Healthcare Company24%
Comms Service Provider18%
Legal Firm12%
Financial Services Firm12%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise67%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Quest Software, HCL and others in Configuration Management. Updated: July 2021.
523,535 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Ansible is ranked 4th in Configuration Management with 3 reviews while SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is ranked 30th in Configuration Management. Ansible is rated 8.6, while SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools 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, Red Hat Satellite, BigFix, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and UrbanCode Deploy, whereas SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager.

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