IT Automation vs IT Orchestration

The Auto Blogger
From time to time, I continually hear these two terms used interchangeably.  Most of the time, the terminology works and the audience still understands.  However, a few times, I feel the terms are used incorrectly, and I thought I would explain my thoughts on why they are different.  I do believe that there is a difference between the two. In the IT realm, automation is becoming more and more prevalent.  Network Engineers are becoming more apt to learning languages like TCL and Python to automate mundane and tedious tasks.  Take, for example, taking a switchport to an isolated VLAN.  Let'...