Linode is a cloud hosting platform that services over 400,000 customers including The Onion, Creative Commons, and WP Engine. The Linode Manager allows customers to create, manage, and deploy virtual servers and services through a web interface. While the platform has thousands of new Linodes getting deployed daily, its interface needed some simplification and updates to help improve the customers’ overall user experience.
243 Touchpoints throughout the engagement
37 Elements represented in UI Kit
2 O3 developers providing technical insight
Understanding the product
We conducted an extensive landscape survey as well as customer interview and survey analysis to develop a game plan for the new Linode Manager.
An Intuitive Interface for a hosting platform
We leveraged a series of UI systems to create a user experience that was simple, refined, and learnable.
Future feature considerations
It was important that the roadmap was considered at each turn. We developed an interface solution that accounted for new ideas, features and functionality.
In Their Own Words
“This has been so great working with you guys it almost feels too good to be true.”