What is SCORCH: It is System Center Orchestrator.The new Released version of SCORCH is 2012 SP1 RTM which is yet to available to Public.
Orchestrator Originally Third party Product Named Opalis which was Acquired by Microsoft in 2009. Orchestrator simplifies the process of automating systems administration tasks and it provides simplified way of building complex automation.With this solution,you can make things easy and fast rather writing the scripts hundreds of lines to do particular job. Orchestrator offers you to use the Built-in GUI to automate the activities.
System center orchestrator provides the capability to Automate Processes and IT operations regardless of hardware or platform and Improve Operational Service Level Agreements by providing zero drop time in manual operations.
Orchestrator lets you automate the creation, monitoring, and deployment of resources in your environment. To know more,read on TechNet
Am listing out all the SCORCH guides integrated with Configuration manager 2012 which you can make is reference or to start building your SCORCH environment to integrate with System center products(Configmgr 2012)
Start with TechNet Documentation as this is the first place to start with :http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh237242.aspx
SCORCH Standard Activities : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh225055.aspx
System Center Orchestrator 2012: An Overview Video : http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2011/SIM207
Orchestrator 2012: a quick start deployment guide: http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2012/04/26/orchestrator-2012-quickstart-deployment-guide.aspx
List of Step by Step series guides on Over View ,installation,runbook etc.
More Videos from YouTube are here
Orchestrator Engineering Blog :http://blogs.technet.com/b/orchestrator/
Integration Packs for System Center 2012 – Orchestrator: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh295851.aspx
Orchestrator Integration Toolkit : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh855853
System Center 2012 – Orchestrator Component Add-ons and Extensions:http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28725
Integrated with System Center Configuration Manager (configmgr) 2012:
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