What is Orchestration?

Orchestration is a system of autonomic actions.  A common example of orchestration is immediately responding to an event by blocking the offending address at the the firewall.  This example makes orchestration appear no more than integration. Orchestration is different, as it focuses on the process being independent of a person, a reaction of the system. 

Orchestration’s value resides in:

  • Autonomic, not automated
  • Finding trigger events
  • Scalability and Vigilance

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