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docs: more feature details, compare against WC

 - fix Helm link
 - extend features to point to feature discussion between
   flux and WC
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@@ -40,13 +40,34 @@ Flux is most useful when used as a deployment tool at the end of a
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 Continuous Delivery pipeline. Flux will make sure that your new
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 container images and config changes are propagated to the cluster.
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-Among its features are:
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+### Features
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+Its major features are:
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 - [Automated git → cluster synchronisation](/site/introduction.md#automated-git-cluster-synchronisation)
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 - [Automated deployment of new container images](/site/introduction.md#automated-deployment-of-new-container-images)
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-- [Integrations with other devops tools](/site/introduction.md#integrations-with-other-devops-tools) ([Helm](site/helm/helm-integration.md) and more)
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+- [Integrations with other devops tools](/site/introduction.md#integrations-with-other-devops-tools) ([Helm](/site/helm/helm-integration.md) and more)
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 - No additional service or infrastructure needed - Flux lives inside your
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   cluster
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+- Straight-forward control over the state of deployments in the
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+  cluster (rollbacks, lock a specific version of a workload, manual
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+  deployments)
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+- Observability: git commits are an audit trail, and you can record
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+  e.g., why a given deployment was locked.
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+### Relation to Weave Cloud
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+Weave Cloud is a SaaS product by Weaveworks that includes Flux, as well
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+as:
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+ - a UI and alerts for deployments: nicely integrated overview, all flux
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+   operations just a click away.
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+ - full observability and insights into your cluster: Instantly start using
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+   monitoring dashboards for your cluster, hosted 13 months of history, use
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+   a realtime map of your cluster to debug and analyse its state.
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+If you want to learn more about Weave Cloud, you can see it in action on
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+[its homepage](https://www.weave.works/product/cloud/).
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 ## Get started with Flux
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