Allstacks vs. Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Allstacks
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Allstacks uses machine learning models to analyze SDLC data for delivery risks and projected outcomes for engineering leaders. The value stream intelligence platform illuminates insights across projects and tools so users can build better processes, create a better culture, and shape better outcomes for a business and its customers. Allstacks gathers and analyzes past work data and behavior from the tools a team is already using, like Jira, GitHub, and Bitbucket. The vendor states…
$400
per year per user
Ansible
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
The Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform (acquired by Red Hat in 2015) is a foundation for building and operating automation across an organization. The platform includes tools needed to implement enterprise-wide automation, and can automate resource provisioning, and IT environments and configuration of systems and devices. It can be used in a CI/CD process to provision the target environment and to then deploy the application on it.
$5,000
per year
Pricing
AllstacksRed Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Basic Tower
5,000
per year
Enterprise Tower
10,000
per year
Premium Tower
14,000
per year
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AllstacksAnsible
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
AllstacksRed Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Top Pros
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Features
AllstacksRed Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Configuration Management
Comparison of Configuration Management features of Product A and Product B
Allstacks
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Ratings
Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
8.4
44 Ratings
0% below category average
Infrastructure Automation00 Ratings8.844 Ratings
Automated Provisioning00 Ratings8.541 Ratings
Parallel Execution00 Ratings8.940 Ratings
Node Management00 Ratings8.032 Ratings
Reporting & Logging00 Ratings7.541 Ratings
Version Control00 Ratings8.738 Ratings
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User Ratings
AllstacksRed Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
8.4
(5 ratings)
9.3
(109 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(5 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(5 ratings)
User Testimonials
AllstacksRed Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
Allstacks
One of the greatest feature of Allstacks is that it provides predictive analysis for the deployed software in case it will fail. It helps Software Developers a lot of time debugging the error and thus improves efficiency. Another great feature is that it uses historical work data and uses Machine Learning and AI to build predictive model.
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Red Hat
It has helped save us so much time, as it was designed to automate mundane and repetitive tasks that we were using other tools to perform and that required so much manual intervention. It does not work very well within Windows environments, understandably, but I would love to see more integration. I want it to be sexy and attractive to more than just geeky sysadmins.
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Pros
Allstacks
  • Identify process bottlenecks.
  • Predictive forecasting to mitigate project delays.
  • Strategize the stats of the full team at one go easily.
  • All sorts of metrics which had to be done manually previously.
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Red Hat
  • Debugging is easy, as it tells you exactly within your job where the job failed, even when jumping around several playbooks.
  • Ansible seems to integrate with everything, and the community is big enough that if you are unsure how to approach converting a process into a playbook, you can usually find something similar to what you are trying to do.
  • Security in AAP seems to be pretty straightforward. Easy to organize and identify who has what permissions or can only see the content based on the organization they belong to.
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Cons
Allstacks
  • Visibility into team metrics so can make the decisions informed
  • Spot aberrant trends
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Red Hat
  • YAML is hard for many to adopt. Moving to a system that is not as white space sensitive would likely increase uptake.
  • AAP and EDA should be more closely aligned. There are differences that can trip users of the integration up. An example would be the way that variables are used.
  • Event-driven Ansible output is not as informative as AAP.
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Likelihood to Renew
Allstacks
No answers on this topic
Red Hat
Even is if it's a great tool, we are looking to renew our licence for our production servers only. The product is very expensive to use, so we might look for a cheaper solution for our non-production servers. One of the solution we are looking, is AWX, free, and similar to AAP. This is be perfect for our non-production servers.
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Usability
Allstacks
No answers on this topic
Red Hat
the yaml is easy to write and most people can be taught to write basic playbooks in a few weeks
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Performance
Allstacks
No answers on this topic
Red Hat
Great in almost every way compared to any other configuration management software. The only thing I wish for is python3 support. Other than that, YAML is much improved compared to the Ruby of Chef. The agentless nature is incredibly convenient for managing systems quickly, and if a member of your term has no terminal experience whatsoever they can still use the UI.
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Support Rating
Allstacks
No answers on this topic
Red Hat
There is a lot of good documentation that Ansible and Red Hat provide which should help get someone started with making Ansible useful. But once you get to more complicated scenarios, you will benefit from learning from others. I have not used Red Hat support for work with Ansible, but many of the online resources are helpful.
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Implementation Rating
Allstacks
No answers on this topic
Red Hat
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Alternatives Considered
Allstacks
We combined a lot of tools, customized reports, and excel spreadsheets into a single perspective to demonstrate progress, efficiency, and trends in our delivery operations. Allstacks have all the things compared to any other tool in the market.
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Red Hat
I haven't thought of any right now other than just doing our own home-brewed shell scripts. Command line scripts. And how does this compare? It's light years ahead, especially with the ability to share credentials without giving the person the actual credentials. You can delegate that within, I guess what used to be called Ansible Tower, which is now the Ansible Automation platform. It lets you share, I can give you the keys without you being able to see the keys. It's great
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Return on Investment
Allstacks
  • Saved time to build weekly reports.
  • Entire process was more transparent than previous tools.
  • Easy to handle/ user friendly.
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Red Hat
  • Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform offers automation and ML tools that allow me to automate complex IT tasks.
  • Through automation analytics, it is seamless to gain full visibility into automation performance allowing me to make informed decisions.
  • Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform allows me to move rapidly from insights to action.
  • Creating and sharing automation content in one place unify a team in one place hence enhancing real-time collaboration.
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