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The Open Group Open Agile Architecture™ Standard Licensed Downloads

The Open Agile Architecture™ Standard, also known as the O-AA™ Standard, is available to all to download free-of-charge for non-commercial use. That will usually mean using it inside your organization. To use the O-AA Standard for commercial purposes, a Commercial License is available.

How do I Download the O-AA Standard?

Follow the instructions on this page to download the O-AA Standard. Once you have registered you can immediately download the O-AA Standard.

Downloading as an Architecture Forum Member

If your organization is a member of The Open Group Architecture Forum, you may download and use the O-AA Standard internally under a personal Member License. If you wish to distribute the O-AA Standard within your organization, see the Commercial and Non-Commercial licenses below.

The download procedure:

  1. Check the O-AA Standard Member Licensing Conditions; then
  2. Register and download the O-AA Standard, under a Member License (you will need to supply your existing The Open Group member ID and password)

Downloading as a Non-Member

You may download the O-AA Standard, under a free, personal, 90-day Evaluation License; and you may then go on to use it internally under a free, perpetual, Non-commercial License, if you wish. Alternatively, you may take out an annual Commercial License.

Applying for an O-AA Standard, Evaluation License

The download procedure:

  1. Check the O-AA Standard Evaluation Licensing Conditions; then
  2. Register and download the O-AA Standard, under a 90-day Evaluation License

If you download the O-AA Standard, you are presumed to have read and accepted the O-AA Standard, Evaluation Licensing Conditions. There is no need to complete and submit the license.

After the Evaluation Period

After expiry of the 90-day evaluation period you should apply for a more permanent license:

  • A free, perpetual Non-commercial License is available to Corporate and Academic Institutions wanting to use the O-AA Standard for non-commercial use
  • An annual Commercial License is available for organizations wishing to exploit the O-AA Standard commercially

You are under no obligation to take out any of these licenses. However, if you decline, you will be obliged to send an email confirming that you have removed the O-AA Standard licensed materials from your machine.