Private clouds enable virtualization, consolidation, automation and self-service for organizations to improve efficiency, productivity, and agility of both IT and lines of business. In a VMware private cloud, the orchestration engine that enables automation and self-service is called vRealize Orchestrator™ (vRO) – a tool that provides a mechanism to build workflows that can connect to and control your entire infrastructure. Pure Storage simplifies building private clouds with a FlashArray plugin for vRO that tightly integrates FlashArray provisioning and management. Features like inventory synchronization, built-in workflows, and actions provide most functionality right out of the box.
This paper provides an overview of the features and functions of the Pure Storage FlashArray Plugin for vRealize Orchestrator™ including: