Network Automation with AppViewX and Ansible

Digital transformation is driving organizations to adopt new and innovative ways to deliver application services faster, while simultaneously reducing complexity and operating costs. Network automation has become essential to efficiently operate modern network infrastructure. Most organizations have started automating simple tasks and have witnessed significant results.

Holistic Approach

The emergence of DevOps-oriented solutions like Ansible, Puppet, Chef focused more on automation of low-level solutions through design plans and playbooks. However, long term success of network automation requires coordination and governance that can be provided by an advanced automation and orchestration tool. The key to achieving this kind of digital success is a holistic approach to network automation and bring in cross-team collaboration.

Ansible for DevOps

Ansible is an automation platform designed to accelerate DevOps initiatives. Due to agentless nature, Ansible has gained significant adoption, becoming the preferred solution in the DevOps community.

AppViewX for NetOps and SecOps

AppViewX is revolutionizing how NetOps and SecOps teams deliver services to the rest of enterprise IT. The AppViewX platform is a modular, low-code software application that enables the automation and orchestration of network infrastructure using an intuitive, context-aware, visual workflow.

No One Size Fits All Solution

The digital transformation demands the NetOps, SecOps, and DevOps to align with a holistic automation approach. With common business goals, NetOps, SecOps, and DevOps teams need to work together to drive a successful digital business. The highest level of automation maturity involves interconnecting multiple automation and orchestration tools. Together with Ansible, AppViewX provides a truly agile infrastructure, resulting in faster time-to-value for brownfield and greenfield applications.

With AppViewX and Ansible integration, there are two ways Ops teams can automate complex requests.

  1. AppViewX as the automation controller; Ansible as Southbound
  2. AppViewX as the orchestration controller; Ansible as Northbound

Download our guide, Accelerate Automation with AppViewX and Ansible Integration to learn more about the integrated automation approach to aligning and achieving business goals and real-time use cases to demonstrate the advantages of the joint solutions.

Nishevitha Ramamoorthy

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Nishevitha Ramamoorthy

Product Marketing Manager - AppViewX ADC+

Nishevitha is the product marketer at AppViewX. She writes, does research, and builds strategies to communicate the product's value to prospective buyers.

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