VMware Labs released the vCenter Orchestrator CIM Plug-in

  Here is yet another vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) plug-in. This time to enable a set of discovery and monitoring features. Citing the CIM plug-in summary page: ESX includes a CIM Object Manager (CIMOM) that implements a set of server discovery and monitoring features. With the VMware CIM SMASH/Server Management API, clients that use industry-standard protocols can do the following: Enumerate system resources Monitor system health data The plugin is general enough to support other CIM compliant services and is not limited only to ESX.