CloudForms 4.1 can now access Ansible Tower to run Ansible automation jobs, enabling CloudForms customers to make use of the popular Ansible automation language
. Furthermore, the Ansible Tower integration also allows for easy composition of complex services by combining native CloudForms service catalog support with Ansible playbooks.
Gallinat also pointed to the need for a common automation language
, suggesting a connecting layer that allows devices to talk to each other.
Version 4.0 includes a built-in automation language
that provides users access to Microwave Office's underlying object model, enabling synthesis, links to manufacturing and other design-automation features.