Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 extends automation across AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and VMware, brings new capabilities to network and Windows environments.
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today 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. Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 adds new content for automating across hybrid and multicloud 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 centralized control plane for managing and optimizing automated systems at enterprise scale, organizations can more easily extend automation across complex footprints. This includes hybrid and multicloud 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:
“The latest version of Red Hat Ansible Engine builds on our strategy to help users extend automation across their public, private, and hybrid clouds. New cloud, network and Windows capabilities can drive end-to-end automation throughout the enterprise.”