Membership

Why join the Linux Foundation?

  • Be a part of 1600+ Members From 40+ Countries
  • Get involved in projects with 100% of Fortune 100 Tech & Telecom
  • Get access to 40000+ Developers Contributing Code and contribute to the community
  • Participate and get involved in 200+ Open-Source Projects
  • Join the Open19 V2 project

Why join the Open19 Project?

  • Be a part of the project development team and influence the direction
  • Get early access to the specifications and full access to the design and manufacturing files at any time
  • Drive cutting edge technology innovation
  • Build business value to your brand
  • Participate in co-marketing and branding
  • Participate as a speaker in the Open19 events

Membership Benefits

ActivitySteeringGeneral
A seat on the steering committee
Shape the structure of the Open19 Foundation community
Early access to Open19 Foundation documentation and material
Drive Open19 technology innovation and collaboration
Listed on the Foundations homepage
Chair working groups and projects
Participate in working groups and projects
Participation in the Open19 Marketplace
Use of Open19 Foundation trademark
Priority invitation to attend and exhibit/sponsor at Summit events for all employees

Membership Fees

Since we are a part of the Linux Foundation, membership of the Open19 requires that you are at least a silver member of the Linux Foundation. If you are already a member of the Linux Foundation, you can ignore the Linux Foundation fees in the table below. All our fees are yearly.

Membership TypeOpen19
(per year)
LF*
(per year)
Total
(per year)
Steering Members$100,000$20,000$120,000
General Members (5,000+)$20,000$20,000$40,000
General Members (<5,000)$15,000$15,000$30,000
General Members (<500)$10,000$10,000$20,000
General Members (<100)$5,000$5,000$10,000
General Members(<10)**$1,000$5,000$6,000
* Only needed if you are not already a Linux Foundation Member 
** < $1m in earnings reported revenue – per year

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Community Member

  • Receive Open19 Newsletter
  • Notification of availability of public content, such as high-level specifications and designs
  • Priority registration access to the Open19 Foundation Summit events
  • Opportunity to participate in technical sessions and hack-a-thons at annual Summit events
  • Early access to information releases

Corporate Company Member

  • Priority invitation to attend and exhibit/sponsor at Open19 Foundation Summit events for all employees
  • Use of Open19 Foundation trademark in promotion of Foundation membership
  • Reviewer, contributor, and leadership opportunities on collaborative projects
  • Recognition on website as Open19 Foundation Member
  • Co-Marketing with the Open19 project
  • Participation in the Open19 Marketplace
  • Participate in Open19 Foundation Working Groups for all employees

Premier Corporate Member

  • All benefits listed for corporate company member plus
  • Appoint a representative to the Open19 foundation Steering committee
  • Shape the structure of the Open19 Foundation community
  • Drive Open19 technology innovation and collaboration
  • Early access to Open19 Foundation documentation and material

Open19 Project aims to create and nurture the leading community for datacenter and in-rack hardware innovation in the world.

As the Open Hardware Project of the Linux Foundation, our community designs open standards for the modern datacenter that are customizable, flexible and economical.

The Open19 Community enables data center operators, suppliers and users to collectively solve common challenges for a data-driven future. Open19 technology standards address use cases for data center operators of all sizes.