Orchestration / Provisioning Software

Orchestration / Provisioning

What is Orchestration / Provisioning Software?

Orchestration automates the provisioning of servers, middleware (through SOA – service-oriented architecture), applications, and services in a computing environment.

Common Features

  • Multi Tenancy
  • Resource Availability
  • Agent or Agentless
  • Resource Definition
  • Service Templates
  • Task Process Automation
  • Scripting Support
  • Dynamic Scalability
  • Configuration Management
  • Workflow Support
  • Systems Administration

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Top Orchestration / Provisioning Software 2024

Composite Score
8.9 /10
CX Score
9.1 /10

AWS CloudFormation provides a common language for you to describe and provision all the infrastructure resources in your cloud environment. CloudFormation allows you to use a simple text file to model and provision, in an automated and secure manner, all the resources needed for your applications across all regions and accounts. This file serves as the single source of truth for your cloud environment.

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Pros

  • Continually Improving Product
  • Fair
  • Helps Innovate
  • Saves Time
Composite Score
8.2 /10
CX Score
8.2 /10

Kubernetes is a portable, extensible open-source platform for managing containerized workloads and services, that facilitates both declarative configuration and automation. It has a large, rapidly growing ecosystem. Kubernetes services, support, and tools are widely available.

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Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Reliable
  • Enables Productivity
  • Unique Features
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Azure Automation

Composite Score
7.8 /10
CX Score
7.7 /10

Azure Automation delivers a cloud-based automation and configuration service that provides consistent management across your Azure and non-Azure environments. It consists of process automation, update management, and configuration features. Azure Automation provides complete control during deployment, operations, and decommissioning of workloads and resources.

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Pros

  • Enables Productivity
  • Reliable
  • Respectful
  • Helps Innovate
Composite Score
7.2 /10
CX Score
7.3 /10

Red Hat® Ansible® Automation is automation software powered by Red Hat Ansible Engine—an execution engine with hundreds of modules that can automate all aspects of IT environments and processes—and Red Hat Ansible Tower—a management interface that can integrate with other services.

Pros

  • Reliable
  • Unique Features
  • Includes Product Enhancements
  • Security Protects

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Composite Score
8.2 /10
CX Score
8.4 /10

Performance Monitoring Solution for DevOps and IT Operations.

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Continually Improving Product
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing

Cons

  • Vendor Friendly Policies
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft System Center

Composite Score
8.1 /10
CX Score
8.2 /10

System Center helps customers gain an unified datacenter management experience with out-of-the-box monitoring, provisioning, configuration, automation, protection and self-service capabilities. You can now extend System Center capabilities with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) to deliver a cloud-inspired, platform-agnostic solution to help you manage both traditional infrastructure and modern applications with ease.

Composite Score
7.7 /10
CX Score
8.4 /10

Veeam is the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management. Veeam provides a single platform for modernizing backup, accelerating hybrid cloud and securing your data. With 365,000 + customers worldwide, including 81% of the Fortune 500 and 66% of the Global 2,000.

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Continually Improving Product
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing
Perforce Software, Inc.

Puppet Enterprise

Composite Score
7.4 /10
CX Score
7.5 /10

Puppet Enterprise makes it easy to automate the provisioning, configuration and ongoing management of your machines and the software running on them. Make rapid, repeatable changes and automatically enforce the consistency of systems and devices – across physical and virtual machines, on premise or in the cloud.

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Fair
  • Transparent
  • Security Protects
CFEngine Inc

CFEngine

Composite Score
7.3 /10
CX Score
7.2 /10

CFEngine is a configuration management and automation framework that lets you securely manage your mission critical IT infrastructure.

Pros

  • Trustworthy
  • Unique Features
  • Caring
  • Client Friendly Policies
Composite Score
6.9 /10
CX Score
6.8 /10

VMware Aria Automation (formerly vRealize Automation) automates the delivery of IT services, and enables IT to embed automation and policies within blueprints including network and security services, accelerating the delivery of production-ready infrastructure.

Pros

  • Performance Enhancing
  • Enables Productivity
  • Trustworthy
  • Efficient Service

Cons

  • Less Generous
  • Charges for Enhancements
  • Under Delivered