Recently, IBM published its highly-anticipated new design language with the Carbon Design System being the digital manifestation of this language. In short, it represents a fresh approach to the design of all things “IBM.”
In conjunction with this, IBM Security has also kickstarted an effort to modernize the look and feel of its product portfolio in an effort deliver a seamless and improved user experience to customers.
IBM Security MaaS360 made use of IBM’s Carbon Design System and this new design strategy to revamp and modernize the MaaS360 Administrator Portal.
The user interface (UI) of the MaaS360 Administrator Portal has been updated with new color themes and fonts to align with and maintain consistent and engaging digital interfaces across IBM products. However, at this time, these changes are simply cosmetic; there are presently no functional changes to the portal with these enhancements.
- IBM Plex
The MaaS360 Administrator Portal now uses the open-source typeface IBM Plex. It has been carefully designed to meet IBM’s needs as a global technology company and reflect IBM’s spirit, beliefs, and design principles.
- Color theme
The new color palette expands on our unique aesthetic and represents a contemporary and ever-changing IBM. Its shades of blue represent a color that resonates at the core of IBM, digitally inspired, vibrant and luminous. This new color palette brings a unified and recognizable consistency to IBM’s vast array of digital products and interfaces.
We are also in the process of updating all our icons to those from the new IBM Design Language. These icons adhere to a minimalist design philosophy, drawing from details found in the Plex typeface and working well at small sizes.