Ansible Manages network infrastructure using entire production life cycle as below
Configuration automation of the network stack from system to access to core services
Test and validate existing network state
Continuous compliance to check for network configuration drift
Ansible has simple automation framework which means that previously isolated network administrators can finally speak the same language of automation as the rest of the IT organization, extending the capabilities of Ansible to include native support for both legacy and open network infrastructure devices. Network devices and systems can now be included in an organization's overall automation strategy for a holistic approach to application workload management.