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I just started my career as a BA. As the first task, I have to study about operational support systems like ansible tower. I could not find any references to study about this. What are the similar operational support systems to ansible tower? Are there any references to study about them.

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The Wikipedia definition of Operational Support System (OSS) makes it sound like a term of art from telecommunication companies. I haven't seen this come up in systems administration over many years of working in this area. The top vendors in the OSS space are Ericsson, Nokia, and Huawei. I never see those guys trying to help me manage cloud deployments, so I don't feel there's much overlap with what Ansible Tower does.

Ansible Tower provides a GUI for working with the anisble configuration management tool. While this provides similar functionality to what it seems an Operational Support System to be, I doubt Ansible Tower is being used as an OSS by anyone. It wasn't mentioned in any of the product comparisons I googled for OSS vendors.

Tools similar to Ansible Tower would be in categories like deployment tools or infrastructure visualization. A few examples of these:

There's also overlap with CI/CD tools.

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