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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Orchestration: 3 Steps to a Hands-Free Cloud

Virtualization let IT automate the entire life cycle of a server, from ­provisioning and initialization through steady-state and change ­management to termination. But this is only the first step on the path to fully coordinated, automated and managed systems. The ­ultimate goal: ­orchestration, where business needs can be defined and executed ­without human intervention. We’ll examine the essential elements of ­orchestration, focusing on public and private clouds.

Read the full piece at InformationWeek Reports.