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Operations Channel at AnsibleFest 2020

AnsibleFest 2020 is right around the corner and we could not be more excited. This year we have some great content in each of our channels. Here is a preview of what attendees can expect from the Operations channel at AnsibleFest.


Operations Channel

This channel will take Operators on an automation journey through the Technical Operations lifecycle and how The Ansible Automation Platform is the center of your automation goals. Learn how to get your automation moving with Certified Content Collections, then scale out with execution environments and tune the performance. Once you are running at scale we have tools to show you what teams are using automation and how much it is saving you with some real world examples and by using Analytics. 

You should be leaving with some great examples and walkthroughs on infrastructure automation, from  operating systems to public cloud and how you can leverage Ansible Automation Platform to foster cross-functional team collaboration and empower your whole organization with automation they need.

There will be something for everyone. You’ll get to hear from customers, Red Hatters and our partners. Also pick up some tips for your server deployments, performance and cluster management. 


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Automation Architect Channel at AnsibleFest 2020

As we continue to expand all the insightful content that our attendees can expect from AnsibleFest 2020, we are excited to share with you our Automation Architect channel. Here is a sneak peek of exactly what to expect from the Automation Architect channel at AnsibleFest 2020.


Automation Architect Channel

Automation has become a key discipline in large IT organizations, but introducing automation to new areas is likely going to invoke technical and non-technical challenges. As organizations focus on building end-to-end automation solutions and increasing the automation footprint, Automation Architects will play a pivotal role as the interface with both technologists and business owners. 

In this track, you will learn more about Ansible best practices for building your organization’s automation architecture, how to best collaborate with the business it serves and how it can help in broader corporate initiatives, such as your cloud journey. Whether you are an Enterprise or  Automation Architect today or are interested in developing the skills for this career path, you will learn the best practices to successfully implement an automation initiative at scale. 

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The Journey to Security Automation



Whether you’re a security professional looking at automation for the first time, or an ITops veteran tasked to support corporate secops teams, the following blog provides an overview of how Red Hat Ansible Automation can support your security automation program throughout all the different stages of its evolution.


Security Automation: A maturity model

Automation is becoming more and more pervasive across the entire IT stack. 

Initially introduced to support ITOps, automation has been a well-established practice for years.

Today, thanks to modern automation platforms like Red Hat Ansible Automation, IT organizations are more capable of coping with the unprecedented scale, and complexity of modern infrastructures and finally have access to a level of flexibility that allows for extending automation practices to entirely new areas.

As an example, Ansible Network Automation enabled network operators to be the next group approaching automation in a structured fashion, to help simplify both maintenance and operations of their ever-growing, multi-vendor, brownfield infrastructures.

The security space started looking at automation in relatively recent times to support the already overwhelmed security teams against modern cyberattacks that are reaching an unparalleled level of speed and intricacy.

In fact, if we factor in the aforementioned scale Continue reading