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Services AVAILABLE to OpenInfra Projects

How we serve project communities, services needed to build a broad community and drive the effectiveness of open source software.

Interested in hosting your project with the OpenInfra Foundation?

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OpenInfra projects have access to a wide range of services that are geared towards fostering a healthy, sustainable, successful open source project. The processes and tools we use, developed through years of experimentation and proven by open source success, can be scaled based on your project’s long-term aspirations.

- Thierry Carrez, General ManagerOpenInfra Foundation

Not a “One Size Fits All” Approach

After gauging the unique needs of your project and the resources available from the organizations involved, The OpenInfra Foundation will work with you to develop a combination of services that will produce the most effective results. While we will do our best to guide you through the process, your governing body will also have the ability to customize service packages as they see fit.

We offer the following services to OpenInfra projects:


Legal Services

  • Neutral home for assets and trademarks
  • Trademark search, registration, and management
  • Entity and charter creation
  • Technical and funding governance set up
  • CLA establishment and management
  • Code of Conduct creation and management
  • Commercial trademark program set up and management

Marketing and Communications

  • Branding and identity creation
  • Web design and development
  • Content creation and support
  • Press and media management
  • Analyst access and relations
  • Internationalization and translation
  • Inclusion in OpenInfra communications including press releases, newsletters, blogs, social media, email campaigns, and Superuser Magazine


  • Event logistics and support
  • Participation in OpenInfra events, including OpenInfra Summit, Project Teams Gathering (PTG), OpenStack Ops Meetup, OpenInfra Live, OpenInfra Days and OpenStack Days
  • Community event development and management
  • Strategic planning around industry events and sponsorships
  • Collateral and swag creation

Program Management

  • Funding governance guidance and support
  • Governing Board coordination and support
  • Strategic sessions with OpenInfra Foundation leadership
  • Member relations and recruitment
  • Online marketplace development and management

Community Management

  • Dedicated community manager
  • Technical governance guidance and support
  • Project advocacy in public forums, such as events
  • Contributor onboarding support
  • Access to mentoring programs, such as Outreachy
  • Community metrics dashboard by Bitergia ®
  • User/Contributor/Developer survey set up and support
  • Community marketing team set up and management

Development Support

  • Access to OpenDev suite of tools, including set up and support
  • Strategic guidance around project infrastructure, documentation, testing, and CI services
  • Release management
  • Vulnerability management
  • Technical writing services and support

We’ve found that the services listed above cover most projects, but we know that every project community is unique and services needed will vary. If you’re looking for a service that isn’t listed here, let us know!

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Interested In Hosting With The OpenInfra Foundation?

There are a few ways to start open source projects with the OpenInfra Foundation. Every project’s needs and goals are unique so the first step is to setup an exploratory review between the project leaders and the OpenInfra Foundation staff to discuss the project’s scope, use cases and vision for the future.