Hello again readers!
Today we have for you, a simple cross-post to increase the awareness of something we have been posting about for a little while now: SMA, that new feature of Orchestrator – This time though, from the System Center Orchestrator Engineering Team’s perspective.
System Center Orchestrator Engineering Blog
First things first, if you are not aware of this blog yet, you should be, as they are posting some great stuff over there.
Check it out: System Center Orchestrator Engineering Blog
Now, on to the cross-post…
Using the Service Management Automation feature of Orchestrator in System Center 2012 R2
Background and Preview
Here is the first part of the post, to get you interested:
“With the general availability of System Center R2 – Orchestrator in October, customers have the ability to integrate their management systems together to implement end to end IT processes. You can read more about this in the cloud post that Brad wrote in August. In this post, I will discuss the Orchestrator capabilities we have in R2 and when you might consider using each one to automate tasks in your environment.
We have heard from many customers that in order to deliver IT services on demand, it was necessary to connect a lot of their management systems together so that things could happen automatically. This involved integrating systems delivered by Microsoft, partners, 3rd party, and custom solutions that IT are using to help build and manage their datacenter. In Orchestrator there is an automation capability that can be used to integrate and automate solutions throughout your datacenter and also a new set of capabilities that enable you to automate services delivered with the new Windows Azure Pack releasing with R2.”
Continue reading here.”
Another Post to Note
As this was also recently posted, be sure to check out the latest from Joe Levy over at the same Blog:
Thanks for your time and attention! For more information, tips/tricks, and example solutions for Orchestrator, be sure to check out the other blog posts from Building Clouds in the Automation Track! And of course, keep checking out the posts over at the System Center Orchestrator Engineering Blog!
Oh, and for even more posts and a Building Clouds Blog Introduction to SMA, check out our collection of posts here: https://aka.ms/IntroToSMA!