IBM Power Virtual Server

Seamlessly move and manage workloads across both cloud and on-premises environments

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The IBM Power® Virtual Server is a family of configurable multi-tenant virtual IBM Power servers with access to IBM Cloud® services.

Expand your hybrid cloud journey with IBM Power Virtual Server. Maintain the security and trusted, high performance of IBM Power while modernizing at your pace and price point on and off premises. Get the benefits of hybrid cloud with a consistent experience and connectivity to your Power infrastructure.

Use code VPC1000 to get a USD 1,000 credit*

Join to learn more about non-disruptive modernization of SAP workloads running on AIX, IBM i and Linux on Power environments


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Expand to hybrid cloud and drive business outcomes with IBM Power Virtual Server webinar on March 27

Building on a year of focus to help IBM Power clients grow with hybrid cloud and AI
Benefits Grow at your own pace

Extend workloads and take advantage of pay-as-you-use billing to manage costs.

Optimize consumption

Add capacity to your Power infrastructure on demand within minutes. Manage on premises or off premises.

Run mission-critical workloads

Work on nonproduction tasks and production environments simultaneously. Use virtual machines to help resolve issues faster.

Migrate to hybrid cloud

Seamlessly move and manage your workloads across cloud and on-premises environments.

Modernize Power workloads

Connect to services to transform business models, including web, DevOps and IBM Db2® workloads.

Access AI

Improve decision-making and build cognitive applications by connecting workloads to IBM Watson®.

Use cases

Business continuity planning

Keep your business running with reliable failover solutions including backup, high availability and disaster recovery. Reduce capital expenditure, planning complexity and capacity headroom.


Data center optimization

Accelerate time to value and worldwide growth by optimizing your data center. Rehost workloads with an architecture aligned with an on-prem certified stack. Maintain ISV certifications and support.


Connect to over 190 IBM Cloud services, with a cloud-integrated API that easily integrates to existing tooling. Shift from buying maximum capacity to provisioning on demand, as needs arise.

Operational excellence and cost optimization

Reduce operational costs, improve service and response times, and ensure off-hours coverage. Align resources with key business objectives. Make more cost-effective decisions with pay-as-you-go billing.

Awards and reviews

IBM Power Virtual Server wins top award on TrustRadius

Case studies Iptor Sweden AB

Iptor relies on IBM Power Virtual Server to support ERP for remote workers.

University of Fukui Hospital

University of Fukui Hospital renovates its medical system with IBM Cloud.

Ricoh USA

Ricoh USA moves the workloads of a leading insurance company to IBM Power Virtual Server.

Resources Global Replication Service on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server

Improve business continuity and lower disaster recovery costs on IBM Power Virtual Server.

IBM Power Virtual Server Solution Brief

Migrate to the cloud and modernize applications with hybrid cloud flexibility.

Run SAP HANA workloads

Run critical SAP HANA workloads on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® using IBM Power Virtual Server.

Modernize your IBM i apps

Benefit from new technologies such as hybrid cloud and containerization.

Oracle on Power

Learn how you can maximize value by using IBM Power as a foundation for Oracle® database and app workloads.

Extend Red Hat OpenShift

Extend your Red Hat OpenShift® experience to IBM Power Virtual Server.

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*Valid for any new VPC resources, including Power Virtual Servers. Applies only to new orders, credits valid up to 4 months from activation and cannot be combined with other discounts or promos. Just log in or create an IBM Cloud account and then upgrade to a Pay-As-You-Go or subscription account.