OpenStack Frontend Solutions

Instantly turn an OpenStack infrastructure into Premium Enterprise Cloud or Cash-flow Ready Public Clouds

Computingstack Uniview™ OpenStack Frontend Solutions

Univew is a comprehensive frontend solution for OpenStack based public clouds or premium private clouds. It features with immersive user experiences by everything just a click away, hook to play with most existing OpenStack Infra, public facing and enterprise ready, a variety of expensive features such as fancy wizards, tons of graphic views, drag/drop transparent S3/object storage console, Ceph monitoring, Kubernetes dashboard, and ready security features etc. One vision of Uniview has been to boost the user experiences for OpenStack based clouds which are often perceived as fragmented, inconsistent, no unified branding and low-end, into a strong sense of premium and sophistications.

Funalities wise, Uniview unifies things into one entry for those that people often require in either Premium OpenStack Powered Private Clouds or Public clouds that over OpenStack.

Uniview Cloud Portal has been incubated over various customer demands of modern cloud portal including Public Facing, Self Service, High Secure and superb performance. Performance and security have been the major consideration along entire development journey. With generic OpenStack API call, Uniview Cloud Portal is compatible with all major OpenStack distro, IBM(Redhat) , RDO, Kolla, Canonical etc.

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Looking For Premium Private OpenStack Cloud? Learn Why Uniview™ Is Unique To Help!

As from open source community, OpenStack is considered technology ready but not Enterprise ready. But this is fully expected! There are many areas that Open Source community is not suitable to and will not implement, hence last mile engineering is needed to meet complex business needs. Horizon is great for developers when it serves each components in a flat way without cohesiveness. Skyline emerged to replace, but when facing too many business variations when they are not technical, to develop enterprise ready portal is controversial and open source community would not be the choice.

Uniview has come into being to fill such open source gaps! There are multiple detailed aspects that Univew helps! The first vision of Uniview is UNIFICATION, i.e. One entry and No hopping! Uniview is comprehensive and inclusive to combine most desired features and functionalities into one platform. For most deployment, an OpenStack user often needs Horizon to manage a VM, Grafana to look into a metric, Datadog to manage and monitor bare metal infrastruture. The second improvements in Uniview is to provide fancy features such as metric graphic views, sophisicated wizards, innovative integration such as Kubernetes and Ceph dashbords. The last not the least is very desireable securiy utilities, for example an MFA setup with Horizon can be a daunting journey, and an encryption process will be intimidating process. Uniview has MFA and security encryption just simply a click away to have everything out of box. So Uniview will leave the major gaps and shortcomings behind to deliver an experiences to catch up proprietary software quality as mega clouds of such as AWS and Azure.

Missioned to tackle the key issue of OpenStack clouds: User Experiences

OpenStack is great but has major shortcoming, i.e. the user experience. Uniview is a wrapper that organize OpenStack user interface layer as per what a modern cloud is expected to be, regardless what backbends and their tech, enriched with many visual graphic views and dashboards; drag and drop, full tuned transparency of each process, and many wizards .

From "UP and Run" towards Industry Leading Cloud

OpenStack up and run has been fairly easy over last a few years industry efforts. However from up and run, toward a high end cloud such as AWS/Azure, a cloud over open source can be anywhere with different strategies of integration. Intos Portal is missioned to provide industry most organic integration suite to help open source clouds to match user experience expectation, which has been set high by leading public clouds. Immersive user experience, enriched comprehensive service offerings by one pane, everything just one click away, and a seamless user interface are imperative. That iss what Uniview portal integration is laid out to help.
Uniview Portal is designed to perfectly tackle the challenges of integration by providing a way of branding your business, controlling how you want your infrastructure to be consumed, and one pane of glass of possibly numerous backend integrations, or just simply skipping many of those.
Uniview Cloud Portal is seamlessly integrated with cloud monitoring to provide one-stop experience, as the only solution in the industry to provide such an experience. Thin implementation gets rid of all lengthy requirements of such as Grafana etc of the 3rd party systems. Tenancy compute CPU, Ram, Disk and Network monitoring are just one click away. Besides monitoring, integrated Kubernetes dashboard provides users the best observability of 360 degree of clusters, nodes, pods, containers, configurations and services.

Security Utilities to Meet High End Infrastructure Needs

Intos Cloud Portal implements various security features out of box, such as utility of MFA, utility of disposable user credential, full encryption, security challenge questions etc., so your customers can stay safe.
With its implementation, Intos Cloud Portal has no major static data besides billing, rather delegating as much possible data management to security allotted Keystone. Intos Cloud Portal is positioned as a portal solution and maintains only interim data for self-service and user enrollment. Everything will be universally authenticated against Keystone. The security framework is built over organic part of OpenStack overall security by providing a data driven configuration with zero coding including project, user, group, roles, API policy compliance etc. Portal implements seamless MFA utility to integrate with Keystone, so admin and user can be just one click away to bind or remove MFA devices.

Operation Easy

Plug and play with major OpenStack distros so you can install Uniview Portal with a few configurations to bring up a docker service instantly. There are only minimal requirements of your current set up, through data setting with no complex configuration. For advanced features, the user can also have a progressive way of enabling the full spectrum of features such as customized user management, user recruiting, self-service, branding, and billing. The portal is distributed as dockerized image, so that a user can instantly get it up and run. Only 2 steps of installation would have turned your OpenStack infrastructures into a sense of Public Cloud

Computingstack Frontend only require generic API from Openstack backends. All the best desired features such as Billing, Kubernetes Dashboard, Security, User Enrollement will be just a click way.

Looking For Public Cloud Solution? Learn Why Uniview™ Instantly Gets Cash-flow Ready Without Hassles!

OpenStack is a strong underlying for public clouds, but often costly engineering is required to be business viable. Uniview provides all that a public cloud needs by a single package with no need of budget on your own develpment or efforts of complex integrations which ofen lead to high operation cost. With Uniview, user recruitment/ registration, credit card validation, bill and invoice generation/query, automated payment through integrated popular payment Gateway, plus an AWS comparable console are out of box, so that within 30 minutes of setup, bare metal to cash flow is possible.

To compare with other OpenStack billing solutions, Uniview has many advantages. With all OpenStack oriented development, Uniview public cloud solution is native and concise to OpenStack ecosystem. Different from other market solutions that derived from webhosting or VPS legacy which attempts to cover all use cases, Uniview billing solution works only for OpenStack, and is found more concise and way easy to integrate with majority of existing OpenStack infrastructures. It is aligned and up to date! Uniview has been built over only OpenStack latest community codes with no self-invented features when other billing solutions often enforce metering and rating which is out of pace! Overall it delivers pleasant user experiences with no excessive non Openstack relevant terms enforced for those who get used to OpenStack, AWS alike clouds.

Besides billing, Uniview public cloud solution takes full advantage of Uniview cloud console which is known providing industry best OpenStack cloud observability with all desirable seamless graphic metric views, sophisticated wizards, drag and drop transparent S3/Object store user interfaces, One click Kubernetes Dashboard, tons of security features etc that a leverage you can rely on to compete with AWS and other mega clouds. .

More reasons to think of Uniview as your public cloud solutions:

Evolvable, Sustainable and Scalable

Fully aligned with upstream OpenStack community, every components and protocols has no constraint of evolving toward the future. Easy with 30 minutes install to get started, to scale up into medium to big public clouds, and horizontally grow from only VM cloud toward Container/Kubernetes cloud, Database and object cloud storage feature enriched morden clouds at no extra hassles.

Agile and Low Operation Cost

Uniview is one package solution for all. As native to OpenStack and developed for OpenStack and working only for Openstack, hence its administration is intuitive and concise. To compare with other billing solutions derived from e.g. webhosting, there is no distraction or binding for those terms and service OpenStack does not need. To get started does not require substantial resource. However it is very capable of scaling up.

No Extra Requirement on your existing OpenStack Infrastructure

Plug and play with major OpenStack distros so you can install Uniview Portal with a few configurations to bring up a docker service instantly. There are only minimal requirements of your current set up, through data setting with no complex configuration. For advanced features, the user can also have a progressive way of enabling the full spectrum of features such as customized user management, user recruiting, self-service, branding, and billing. The portal is distributed as dockerized image, so that a user can instantly get it up and run. Only 2 steps of installation would have turned your OpenStack infrastructures into a sense of Public Cloud

Popular payment Methods and Major Payment Gateway Support

Support major stream of payment Gateway solutions, Credit Card, Apple Pay, Ali Pay etc.

Enterprise Ready

  • Full security suite to meet an enterprise need
  • Industry best emersive user experiences to match up that of major clouds such as AWS and Azure
  • Comprehensive dashboards to support administrator, tenant, kubernetes, ceph, billing and others
  • Rating and monthly bill generation out of box, at zero no hassle for charge back. Full spectrum of OpenStack resource charging item

Public Cloud Ready

  • Public facing features of user recruitment, user registration, bill and invoice management
  • Utilities that manage bill aggregation and automated payment through wiring to configurated Payment Gateway
  • Security utilities like MFA, password setting etc are designed for public cloud users

Install and Operation at ease

  • Uniview Portal is out of box compatible with all major OpenStack Editions: RedHat, Suse, Canonical etc
  • Plug and Play with only a few credentials
  • Scalable to large user base with simple horizontal node adding
  • Docker image built, docker-compose and helm chart pre-built to promptly deploy

Highly Customizable

  • Rebranding of Logo, Title and descriptions
  • Billing Solution and Payment Solution
  • Customized VM managements: You control how you cloud is being used

Function Highlights

  • Compute Instance Life-cycle Managements
  • OpenStack Object Storage
  • OpenStack Block Storage
  • Kubernetes Engine by Magnum
  • Native Kubernetes Dashbaord for Best Observability
  • Workload Orchestration by Heat
  • Load Balancer by Octavia
  • Customer Enrollment
  • Rating and Billing
  • Identify and Access Management
  • OpenStack Monitoring Solutions with bare-metal, mysql, Rabbit-Mq metrics at click
  • OpenStack Monitoring alerting with integration with Slack, Pagerduty, email etc

Service and Support

  • Free edition to meet most basic or small customer needs
  • Customization Services at your disposal
  • Customization Package 1: Logo, Look and Feel, Dedicated Image
  • Customization Package 2: Customized VM Creation: region, volume or image enriched features
  • Customization Package 3: Package 1, customized IAM user management
  • Customization Package 4: Billing and Payment Customization
  • Customization Package 5: Advanced Service Support and Integration: Kubernetes, Load Balancer, Database as a service etc
  • Customization Package 6: Security Improvement per enterprise need, MFA, Role Design, Token optimization

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Univew Dashboard

Instance Views

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Stand up Kubernetes

Kubernetes Dashboard

Object Store Console

MFA and utilities

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