PowerVC Trials

There are two ways to explore IBM PowerVC - hosted by IBM with minimal set up and a downloadable trial that you can try out in your own environment.


Your feedback is critical for this program and your comments and suggestions are very much appreciated. We encourage you to leave any questions and feedback on the latest trial code by sending an email to .

PowerVC Free Hosted Trial

Would you like to try using PowerVC but don’t have the time to set it up right now? You’re in luck! We have a PowerVC environment available for you to use for a few days for no charge!

  • Access to a PowerVC management server, an HMC and two Power Systems servers to manage.
  • View the host details, create virtual machines, create storage volumes, resize a virtual machine, and even relocate virtual machines using Live Partition Mobility.

To sign up – go to this link "Free Hosted Trial"

PowerVC Download Trial

  • Test PowerVC in your own environment!
  • Download the latest GA trial version for on-premises use.
  • Available for IBM Power Systems™, IBM PureFlex® and Flex Systems®.
Date Trial Type What Where
December 2016 GM Trial Download IBM PowerVC Version 1.3.2

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