Automation Goes Mainstream with Red Hat Ansible
(Above pic L-R: Kingsley Wood, Director, Infrastructure Business Group, Red Hat Asia Pacific; Richard Koh, Senior Director, Enterprise Sales and Strategic Business Development, Red Hat South East Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong (SEATH))
Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions today shared that organizations in the Asia Pacific region have begun to embrace automation as an essential component of digital transformation.
As many enterprises are embarking on their digital transformation journey, Red Hat is seen as an enabler that is able to deliver the speed, flexibility, and innovation needed to thrive in the age of the customer. Recently, there has been an increased realization of automation’s ability to drive revenue growth, enhance customer experience, improve productivity and manage risk.
With organizations dealing with major disruptions within the industry, automation promises a modernized workflow that increases efficiency. Many enterprises have deployed Red Hat Ansible, an agentless IT automation technology that can improve current processes, migrate applications for better optimization and provide a simple language to help facilitate DevOps practices across an organization.
According to Kingsley Wood, Director, Infrastructure Business Group, Red Hat Asia Pacific, key sectors in Malaysia that can reap the benefits of automation include the Financial Services Industry, Education and Telecommunication.
Speaking on a local customer, Richard Koh, Senior Director, Enterprise Sales and Strategic Business Development, Red Hat Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong (SEATH) shared that by deploying Red Hat Ansible, Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform eliminated 40 percent of its downtime and increased its aggregate up-time to 99.99 percent. Red Hat Ansible also enabled Grab to gain greater infrastructure scalability and stability, as well as simplified management for its growing engineering team.
As of today, organizations in the region who have deployed Red Hat Ansible have been able to invest more time in their business and services whilst leaving repetitive tasks to software.