Frequently Asked Questions for New Users
What is Hysolate Isolated Workspace?
Hysolate is a local hyper-isolated virtual environment that provides users with a superior user experience. It is built to spin up instantly on any Windows 10 OS and managed, at scale, from the cloud.
How is Hysolate different from running a local VM? (e.g. Hyper-V)
- Easy deployment and management
- No need to build/manage an OS image
- Advanced security controls
- Networking controls (e.g. VPN, web/IP filtering)
- Clipboard controls (e.g. size limit, audit, CDR/AIP add-ons)
- USB controls (e.g. per-class, per-instance)
- Non-persistent VM (e.g. non-persistent, persistent user profile only)
- Designed for any user – not just for techies/experts
How can I deploy Hysolate?
Deployment is done via a light-weight installer that can be delivered from the cloud, or through standard desktop deployment systems. Installing on a machine should typically take no longer than a few minute
How can I manage Hysolate?
Hysolate is managed from a SaaS based administration console. The workspace policy that is assigned to every device includes networking, application installation, clipboard transfer, external devices, security configuration, and more.
What are the minimal Hardware/OS requirements to be able to Install Hysolate?
Hysolate can be installed on any machine that meets the following minimal requirements:
- A CPU with Virtualization (VTx / AMD-V)
- Enabled 8GB RAMSSD with 10GB of free space
- Any Windows 10 OS (Home/ Pro/Enterprise)
What are the main use cases that Hysolate supports?
Hysolate can be used to fully isolate high-risk activities from more sensitive activities that are carried out on your PC’s primary OS, or alternatively isolate sensitive activities from higher-risk activities that are carried out on your PC’s primary OS.
What is the pricing model of Hysolate?
Hysolate Isolated Workspace is licensed per-user, with an annual subscription.
Do users need to be trained to use Hysolate?
Hysolate presents itself as an easily accessible environment on the Windows OS, very similar to a virtual desktop. It is very simple to switch to this environment and perform day to day operations such as launching applications, browsing the web, and copying and pasting content.
Do I need to manage the Workspace OS image as any other OS? Do I need to apply a Windows license?
The Workspace OS is created from the underlying Windows OS and relies on it for patching and image management. There is no need to update the Workspace OS. Workspace is a non-persistent VM, and does not require you to apply a license.