5 Easy Steps to Contribute

Step 1 · Sign Contribution License Agreement (OCP-CLA or OWF-CLA and OWFa1.0 Final Spec agreement), and Copyright License Agreement (CRLA)

Step 2 · Present a Proposal or Idea to the Project Group

Step 3 · Write a spec (OCP Specification Template), submit design files, enroll your product in logo program, perform a case study, write a case study or reference architecture, etc.

  • Complete a Checklist with the help of OCP staff and the Project Lead(s)
  • Present your submission to the OCP Incubation Committee

Step 4 · Get Approval from the OCP Incubation Committee

Step 5 · Adopt an OCP-Accepted or OCP-Inspired Product and use the OCP Marketplace as a channel

Types of Contributions

Specifications

Specifications
Can be submitted without design files

Design Files

Design Files
Must be based on a current approved Specification

Products

Products
OCP's Product Recognition Program

Reference Architectures

Reference Architectures
Software validations, certifications, etc.

Tested Configurations

Tested Configurations
OCP Products (HW/SW)

Tested Configurations

Case Studies

Tested Configurations

Client Testimonials

Tested Configurations

White Papers

OCP Contribution Guidance