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Welcome to the HTNG Certification web site
The Open Group offices will close at noon (GMT) on Wednesday December 24th and will re-open on Monday January 5th 2015.
The following documents should be read and understood
prior to certification, since you will be required to agree
to them during that process:
The HTNG Certification Policy [PDF]
defines the policies that govern the operation of the HTNG Certification Program. These policies
define what can be certified, what it means to be certified, and the process for achieving
and maintaining certification.
The HTNG Trademark License Agreement (TMLA) [PDF]
covers terms and conditions of use of the trademark.
The Certification Agreement covers the terms and conditions
of the certification service.
The significant highlights of the
certification process are outlined below, further
information can be found
in the Guide to Certification.
The HTNG Certification program is administered on behalf of
the Hotel Technology Next Generation
by its designated Certification Authority, The Open Group.
- You will be granted a license to
use the trademark in connection with your product
when your product has met the applicable
conformance requirements and you have
formally agreed to all the required terms.
The Trademark License Agreement must be fully signed by you and
The Open Group
in order to have a product certified.
You must enter into a Certification Agreement for each product registration.
A certified product is subject to re-certification on a periodic basis
as stated in the HTNG Certification Policy [PDF].
All product information supplied to the
Certification Authority will be treated
as confidential as required by the Certification Agreement.
The Certification Authority
may, from time to time, request proof that
your product remains in compliance
with the requirements outlined in the conformance
requirements as per the HTNG Certification Policy [PDF].