The Open Group is a vendor- and technology-neutral industry consortium. It enables the achievement of business objectives through IT standards based on global interoperability.
It spans all sectors of the IT community - customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators and consultants, as well as academics and researchers to:
- Capture, understand and address current and emerging requirements, and establish policies and share best practices
- Facilitate interoperability, develop consensus, and evolve and integrate specifications and open source technologies
- Offer a comprehensive set of services to enhance the operational efficiency of consortia
- Operate the industry's premier certification service