phoenixNAP Receives Ansible® Certification for Bare Metal Cloud API Collection of Modules

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phoenixNAP’s Bare Metal Cloud now enables infrastructure deployment via Ansible IT automation engine

phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced it received Ansible Certification for the collection of modules for its Bare Metal Cloud. The certification enables Ansible users to access Bare Metal Cloud modules via Ansible Automation Hub and leverage them to deploy a cloud native-ready IT environment.

Bare Metal Cloud is phoenixNAP’s IaaS solution that enables fully automated dedicated server provisioning on a pay-as-you-go model. It is built for organizations that rely on IT automation to speed up their CI/CD pipelines, get to market faster, and deliver exceptional user experiences. Through integration with Ansible, the platform enables instant provisioning and scaling of dedicated servers using a familiar interface. The modules are available within Ansible Galaxy, the official community hub for sharing Ansible content and automation solutions.

"Ansible integration provides an important deployment capability to Bare Metal Cloud users," said Ian McClarty, President of phoenixNAP. "They can leverage Ansible to automate platform management and monitoring processes for greater operational efficiencies and more consistent application deployments. Known for its simplicity and flexibility, Ansible is an efficient solution for deploying, managing, and scaling Bare Metal Cloud resources.”

As an open source automation platform, Ansible simplifies provisioning of instances, databases, storage, and networks in both virtualized and physical environments. It is also an efficient tool for managing day-2 operations such as server patching, configuration management, and system monitoring. Using modules and the simple Playbook language, Ansible provides an easy-to-use solution for streamlining different DevOps tasks.

Bare Metal Cloud users can leverage Ansible to streamline their IT infrastructure management processes and ensure consistency and reliability of their IT environment. The advanced scalability and performance potential of Bare Metal Cloud coupled with Ansible’s simplicity enables modern organizations to ensure operational efficiency and continuous delivery.

"Bare Metal Cloud makes it possible to build a truly robust dedicated infrastructure environment in a matter of minutes,” added William Bell, EVP of Products at phoenixNAP. "The numerous DevOps integrations, flexible billing models, and expert support are just some of the advantages it brings to the modern DevOps community. We are excited to add Ansible integration to that list of advantages and continue to work on improving the platform’s accessibility, reliability, and efficiency.”

The Bare Metal Cloud module could be found in Ansible Galaxy here.

Bare Metal Cloud is now available in closed Beta and its general availability is scheduled for late September. Visit Bare Metal Cloud page to learn more.

Ansible is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

About phoenixNAP

phoenixNAP® is a global IT services provider with a focus on cybersecurity and compliance-readiness, whose progressive Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions are delivered from strategic locations worldwide. Its cloud, dedicated servers, hardware leasing, and colocation options are built to meet ever-evolving business IT requirements. Providing comprehensive disaster recovery solutions, DDoS-protected global network, and hybrid IT deployments with software and hardware-based security, phoenixNAP fully supports its clients' business continuity plans. Offering scalable and resilient opex solutions with expert staff to assist, phoenixNAP supports growth and innovation for businesses of all sizes, enabling their digital transformation.

phoenixNAP is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware® Cloud Provider Program and a Platinum Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider, and its flagship facility is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.

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