The Open Brand is signified by the "X" Device which can be associated with and used in relation to IT systems that have been certified by The Open Group as being fully conformant to one or more specific defined sets of functionality known as Product Standards. Its use is governed by the Open Brand Trademark License Agreement (TMLA). Anyone wishing to certify a product, or products, and use the "X" Device must first sign the Open Brand Trademark License Agreement and thereby "warrant and represent" that any products they certify will fully conform to the identified Product Standard(s) and will continue to do so.
An Open Brand Certificate is issued for each Certified Product and an entry is made in the Register of Open Brand Certified Products which can be found at www.opengroup.org/regproducts. A single product may be certified as conformant to more than one Product Standard.