Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 20 - Page 87

/////////////////////////////////////////////////// t cht lk RED HAT ANSIBLE ENGINE ENABLES NEW CLOUD,NETWORK AND WINDOWS AUTOMATION Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 extends automation across AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and VMware, bringing new capabilities to network and Windows environments. R ed Hat Inc, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, has announced the general availability of Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6, the latest release of its simple, powerful, and agentless open source IT automation solution. It adds new content for automating across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, along with simplified connections to network APIs and updates for Ansible deployments overseeing Windows environments. When Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 combines with Red Hat Ansible Tower, Red Hat’s centralised control plane for managing and optimising automated systems at enterprise scale, organisations can more easily extend automation across complex footprints. This includes hybrid and multi-cloud environments as well as diverse infrastructure, network and application deployments. The new features, available in Ansible Engine, are aimed at enabling users to more rapidly expand their infrastructure, without expanding manpower. Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 focuses on three key areas of automation: • Multi-cloud • Network • Windows Simplified multi-cloud provisioning Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 helps organisations’ provision in public cloud and in on-premises virtualisation infrastructure “ RED HAT ANSIBLE NETWORK AUTOMATION 2.6 DELIVERS NEW VENDOR AGNOSTIC MODULES THAT PROVIDE USERS WITH A COMMON LANGUAGE. INTELLIGENTCIO 87