Solution Provider Programs & Fees
Overview of OCP Solution Provider Programs
The OCP Solution Provider (SP) / Reseller Program is designed for organizations who manufacture, integrate and resell OCP solutions. Solution Providers help those looking to adopt OCP equipment to design, purchase and deploy OCP components or rack level solutions. When working with an OCP Solution Provider, you can expect a high level of expertise, an efficient supply chain and a high level of support services. In addition to corporate membership benefits, SP’s are eligible to have their products and solutions recognized as OCP Accepted™ and/or OCP Inspired™ and listed on the OCP Marketplace. OCP Solution Provider Benefits
The Colo Solution Provider (SP) Program is designed to recognize those organizations with data center facilities which have met the OCP Colo Guidelines. Data center operators and data center tenants whose infrastructure is located in a colocation facility can take advantage of the efficiency gains made by deploying Open Compute technologies. Open Compute IT equipment looks very similar to traditional IT gear, but there are some differences that need to be taken into account. Some of these include:
- Racks arrive fully loaded: OCP IT gear is pre-installed into the rack by integrators, also known as solution providers.
- Heavy: A full OCP rack can weigh more than traditional IT equipment, so understanding facility dynamic and static floor loading limits is important.
- No centralized UPS needed: An OCP rack can come with battery back-up included, requiring the electrical feed from the facility to have no UPS upstream.
- High density: A full OCP rack can be dense, above the average for most colocation facilities, making supplying power and removing heat challenging.
OCP Solution Provider Fee
If a Solution Provider wants to display their OCP products on the Marketplace, the OCP SP/Reseller program is your answer. By participating in this program, you will have your OCP Accepted™ or OCP Inspired™ product details, a link to the open Specification and design collateral (if applicable) and a link to the website where the products can be purchased - all in one place. You will be part of the OCP ecosystem where potential customers come to adopt OCP solutions.
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* OCP Corporate Membership is a prerequisite for becoming a SP / Reseller.
OCP Colo Solution Provider Fee
If a Solution Provider wants to display their OCP facilities on the Marketplace, the OCP Colo SP program is your answer. By participating in this program, you will have your OCP Ready™ facility details, a link to the Colo’s Self Assessment and a link to more information about the site - all in one place. You will be part of the OCP Infrastructure so potential adopters can insure their Colos use OCP solutions. If you are an existing OCP SP/Reseller, you do not have to pay the annual Colo SP fees and your first location is included.Colo SP Annual Fee (for any membership level)
- Location 1: Colo SP Fee of $4,000 USD (includes the first location OCP Ready™ certification)
- Location 2-3: $4,000 USD per location
- Location 4+: $2,500 USD for each subsequent location
OCP Accepted and OCP Inspired
Look for products that have an OCP Accepted or OCP Inspired icon.
Products that carry the OCP Accepted recognition comply 100% with an OCP approved specification and the design files are open sourced and available.
Products that carry the OCP Inspired recognition comply 100% with an OCP approved specification and are available from a Gold, Silver or Platinum member of OCP.
OCP Accepted or OCP Inspired products have been demonstrated and meet 3 or more of the OCP tenets-efficiency, openness, impact & scale. They can only be sold with warranty and support.
The OCP Facility Recognition program is intended to brand your facilities to be OCP Ready. Guidelines were created by our Data Center Facility Project Team and serve as a reference for data center operators and tenants who want to understand the fundamental facility requirements to deploy this gear into their IT space. Facilities that meet these guidelines and approved by the OCP DC Facilities Project receive the certification as an OCP Ready facility.