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China Summary Translation: Pick the Right Orchestration Technology to Power Your Cloud Initiative

Published: 29 December 2015

ID: G00294664

Analyst(s): Ed Holub, Peter Liu


I&O leaders who want to cloud-enable their infrastructure should select the orchestration tool that best enables the automation of workflows. CMPs and ITPA tools are candidates for this effort. Here, we help I&O leaders navigate the often confusing orchestration marketplace.

Table Of Contents



Pick the Right Orchestration Technology to Power Your Cloud Initiative

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Select a Cloud Service-Oriented Approach (CMP) Over a Generalist Approach (ITPA Tool) If Your Organization Wants to Add Cloud Computing Services
  • Determine Orchestration Tool Selection Criteria Based on Orchestration and Connector Requirements, Dependencies and Overlaps With Existing Tools
  • Bottom Line

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