Building Return on Investment from Cloud Computing – About The Open Group


The Open Group is a vendor-neutral and technology-neutral consortium, whose vision of Boundaryless Information FlowÔ will enable access to integrated information within and between enterprises based on open standards and global interoperability. The Open Group works with customers, suppliers, consortia, and other standards bodies. Its role is to capture, understand, and address current and emerging requirements, establish policies, and share best practices; to facilitate interoperability, develop consensus, and evolve and integrate specifications and Open Source technologies; to offer a comprehensive set of services to enhance the operational efficiency of consortia; and to operate the industry's premier certification service, including UNIXÒ system certification. Further information on The Open Group can be found at