The PowerVC hosted trial environment is a pre-configured environment than includes a PowerVC management server, a Hardware Management Console (HMC) and two Power Systems servers.

  • Each hosted trial client will be able to use this environment for a few days to evaluate PowerVC.
  • Clients access the Hosted Trial environment via a virtual private network (VPN) connection.
  • The hosted trial environment is running the latest version of IBM PowerVC Standard Edition.

How to sign up for the PowerVC Hosted Trial

Follow this link and then click on the “Sign Up Here” tab at the top of the page.


Your feedback is critical for this program and your comments and suggestions are very much appreciated.
Use one of the following options for questions and feedback on the latest trial code available to you via the hosted beta system:
  • Post your feedback in the discussion thread below; or
  • Send an email to powervc@us.ibm.com


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