Just quick note to point that following 3 new vCenter Orchestrator plug-ins are now available:

  2. SOAP
  3. vCenter Update Manager

For #1 and #2, check – check out vCenter Orchestrator HTTP-REST and SOAP Plug-ins Now Available and VMware released the vCenter Orchestrator SOAP and REST Plug-ins. Also a quick tutorial that showcases them Tutorial: Create your own Twitter Application with a vCO workflow in a few minutes.

For #3, check vCenter Orchestrator plug-in for vCenter Update Manager is also GA and VMware released the vCenter Orchestrator Plug-in for vCenter Update Manager.

As you can see, vCenter Orchestrator is evolving into a powerful orchestration platform for automating cloud provisioning and operations leveraging VMware as well as 3rd party products.