Get Started with a VMware Cloud on AWS Trial


Try VMware Cloud on AWS for FREE for 30 days!

Kick-start your hybrid cloud journey with a free trial instance of VMware Cloud on AWS and start migrating your workloads. Once you’re in the cloud, modernize your applications at your own pace.



What you get when you sign-up for the trial program:

  • Free access to one (1) Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) on either one (1) i3.metal or one (1) i4i.metal host.
  • During the trial, you will not incur host usage, Elastic IP address or Data Transfer charges and get free access to NSX Advanced Firewall and bandwidth between VMware Cloud and AWS.
  • Trial SDDC will convert to paid SDDC seamlessly with a few clicks in VMware Cloud Console*.
  • Available globally across all VMware Cloud on AWS-supported regions*
  • Free access to VMware Cloud Chat Support, Customer Success, and Technical Resource.


Who is eligible?

  • All new VMware Cloud on AWS accounts are eligible to participate.
  • Customers across all global regions (AMER, EMEA, and APJ) are supported.

Have further questions? Check out these FAQs to learn more. 


* Limitations for credit card usage apply to some countries. Please check FAQs for more information on payment method and region availability.

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Required Prepaid Credit* 
By purchasing VMware Cloud on AWS online using a credit card, you may be charged $2,000* USD (or equivalent non-USD currency) upon your first deployment as a nonrefundable pre-paid credit (“Prepaid Credit”) which must be applied to your hourly or annual subscription within 60 days. Additional use above the Prepaid Credit will be billed upon consumption using your payment method of choice. Credit card payment is available for the purchase of a single deployment with up to 3 hosts. Please note: 1- or 3-year subscription purchases are not allowed using credit card. Please use another payment method to purchase the 1 or 3-year subscriptions, or request an exception by contacting VMware support. Review Pricing FAQ for more details on the potential $2,000 Prepaid Credit.

*Total Payment Due Upon First Deployment: US$2000.00

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