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IBM i Open Source


Need To Try IBM i Open Source?

FormaServe has kindly made available an IBM i partition for the testing & development of Open Source Software.

This partition, running IBM i Version 7.3, has all the new open source offerings from IBM installed, including Orion and Git.

Use our hardware to enhance your open source skills.

Do you want to try open source, but dont have a server to practice on, you are in the right place.

Which you can use for:

  • Develoment of an open source project
  • Seeing what IBM has made available for open source
  • Try out the latest OS features
  • Practice all the tricks that you have learnt on one of our training courses

Packages Available


A great place to get started with Open Source on the IBM i.

This free offering gives you QPGMR access with 50mb of storage.


The standard option gives you 1Gb of storage.

The cost of this option is £25 per month, or £280 per year.


The enhanced package allows upto 2Gb of storage.

The cost of this option is £45 per month, or £525 per year.


A dedicated partition for your exclusive use. You will have QSECOFR access.

Contact us for a quotation here or call us on +44 (0) 3300 010958


Please note that all prices are stated without VAT.

Legal Stuff

Please ensure you have read all our terms and conditions before you use this service.

Our Open Source T&C's can be found here.

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