They said it couldn’t be done! Scale has taken the easiest HyperConverged user interface and somehow made it simpler in HyperCore v6. HC3 offers a “set it and forget it” style to IT infrastructure. If we intend for our customers to forget about our product, the user interface has to be extremely intuitive when there is an event that requires an administrator to log in to the system (new VM/workload request, verifying an already “self-healed” hardware failure, etc.).
HyperCore v6 User Interface – Key Features
- Streamlined workflows for administrators – 60% reduction in clicks during the VM creation workflow. Quicker access to VM consoles directly from Heads up Display (HUD).
- New Intuitive Design – With the intelligence of HyperCore handling the heavy lifting of VM failover and data redundancy, administrators often employ a “set it and forget it” mentality where it is only required that they log in periodically to make changes to the system. This requires an intuitive interface with almost no learning curve.
- Improved Responsiveness – The new HyperCore User Interface is extremely responsive with state changes and VM updates immediately accessible in the UI.
- Tagging / Grouping – Users can now combine VMs into logical groups via tagging. Set multiple tags for easy filtering.
- Filtering – Spotlight search functionality that filters VMs based on matching names, descriptions, tags for quick and easy access to VMs in larger environments.
- Cluster Log – A single source for all of the historical activity on the cluster. Filter alerts by type or search for specific key words using the spotlight search to track historical data on the cluster.
- UI Notification System – Pop up notifications that display in process user actions, alerts and processes present users with relevant information about active events on the system.
- Unified Snapshot/Cloning/Replication Functionality – Snapshot, cloning and replication functionality are now integrated into the card view of each VM for easy administration.
User Interface Demonstrations
Anyone can say that they have a simple user interface, but it doesn’t count unless you can see that simplicity in action. Check out the demonstrations below:
Creating a VM on HC3 – HyperCore v6
Cloning a VM on HC3 – HyperCore v6
Snapshot a VM on HC3 – HyperCore v6