Getting started#

Plan and prepare#

For supported platforms and requirements, see the System requirements topic.

Obtain the product#

To download the free HCL™ Accelerate Community Edition, visit this site and fill out the form. To get a free trial of the Standard Edition of HCL Accelerate, email


For information about HCL Accelerate, including descriptions of key features, demo videos, recorded webinars, and blog posts, go to

On the Home page, click question mark icon and then select one of the following:

Getting started

Install the server#

For installation details, see the Installation topic. This topic is an installation roadmap providing the high-level steps for installing HCL Accelerate.

Get support#

For technical assistance, visit the HCL Customer Support website.

Before you contact HCL support, gather the background information required to describe your problem. When describing a problem to an HCL support specialist, be as specific as possible and include all relevant background information so that the specialist can help you solve the problem efficiently. To save time, find the answers to the following questions.

Parent topic: Welcome