Open Compute Project

OCP Tiered Membership

OCP Membership is broken down into two categories--Individual and Tiered. 

Individual Memberships:

There is only one level of individual membership at this time.

  • Community/Free

    • For this level all you have to do is create a member profile on the website.  By creating this profile you are signing the individual membership agreement.  OCP individual membership is free.

Tiered Memberships

There are four levels levels of OCP Tiered Membership.  Membership levels differ based on type and size of your contribution. Contribution to OCP includes some combination of Intellectual Property (Specs/Designs), time, and/or Financial Contribution.

The four levels of OCP Tiered Membership are Community, Silver, Gold, Platinum.  The diagrams below outline how to reach each level of membership and the benefits of each level. 

 

 

Benefits : OCP Tiered Membership Level

 

Tiered Membership Level Community Silver Gold Platinum
Overview of how to reach each level Financial Contribution Only

Financial Contribution Only

Financial Contribution Only Financial, Time, and IP Contribution Required Financial, Time, and IP Contribution Required

 

$1000.00

No Time Require

No IP Required

 

$10,000.00

No Time Require

No IP Required

$60,000.00

No Time Require

No IP Required

$100,000.00

No Time Require

No IP Required

 

$50,000.00

Time, and IP Contribution Required

 

$40,000.00

Time and IP Contribution Required

Eligible to be nominated for a Project Lead/IC Position

No*/No Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes
Eligible to vote for Project Lead/IC Member Yes/No Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes

Eligible to Receive Foundation Quote about Membership

No

 

Yes

 

Yes Yes
Discount on Summit Sponsorship No

 

Yes

10% off qualifying sponsorship levels

Yes

15% off qualifying sponsorship levels

 

Yes

20% off qualifying sponsorship levels

Discount on Summit Training No

Yes

10% off as it becomes available

Yes

15% off as it becomes available

 

Yes

20% off as it becomes available

Discount on OCP Certification Program No

Yes

10% off as it becomes available

Yes

15% off as it becomes available

Yes

20% off as it becomes available

Can submit a contribution to be recognized as OCP-INSPIRED TM No Yes Yes Yes
Can submit a contribution to be recognized as OCP-ACCEPTED TM Yes Yes Yes Yes

Eligible for in-person 101

Briefing to Organization

No No No Yes
Eligible to request OCP Representative Staff Booth at industry event No No No Yes

Eligible to become a

Solution/Component Provider

Yes + $30,000.00

Program Fee

Yes + $25,000.00 Program Fee Yes + $20,000.00 Program Fee

Yes + $15,000.00

Program Fee

 

Ways to Reach OCP Tiered Membership Levels

 

  Time Money IP OCP membership level
Sign the membership
Agreement
Not Required $1000.00 Not Required Community
Sign the membership
Agreement
Not Required $10,000.00 Not Required

Silver

(startup only)

Sign the membership
Agreement
Not Required $60,000.00 Not Required Silver
Sign the membership
Agreement
Not Required $100,000.00 Not Required Gold
Sign the membership
Agreement
2080 hours $50,000.00

1 IP Contribution

(or Equivalent)
Gold
Sign the membership
Agreement

3120 hours

$40,000.00

1 IP Contribution

(or Equivalent)
Platinum
  • *2080 hours = 1 full person per year

    *3120 hours = 1.5 full time people per year

  • Startup: Less than 3 years old AND less than a million per year in revenue