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Open Group

(The Open Group, Boston, MA, www.opengroup.org) Formed in 1996 as the merger of the Open Software Foundation (OSF) and X/Open organizations, The Open Group is dedicated to promoting open standards and providing certification in a variety of areas, including the Unix operating system and Common Desktop Environment (CDE) user interfaces. See Single UNIX Specification and CDE.

Founded in 1984, X/Open was dedicated to developing specifications and tests for open system compliance. X/Open was involved in unifying the Unix operating system into the Single UNIX Specification. It held the UNIX trademark (upper case letters) on behalf of the industry, which passed to The Open Group.

Founded in 1988, the OSF was a coalition of vendors and users that delivered technology innovations in all areas of open systems, including OSF/1, a Mach-based operating system, the Motif GUI and the DCE platform. See Motif and DCE.
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Kata Containers became an OSF pilot project in December 2017 and was confirmed on April 8, 2019.
OSF has some financial difficulties, but they are not insurmountable.
Blueleaf's acquisition follows a USD 23m equity investment OSF Commerce announced earlier in May led by Delta-v Capital with participation from Salesforce Ventures, Salesforce's corporate investment arm.
OSF raised $4.1 million in donations and awarded 1,300 scholarships in 2018.
' The OSF and the center have been discussing the financial support since 2016.
Zuul is the third project to be managed by the OSF, joining OpenStack and Kata Containers.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has repeatedly accused Soros and his Open Society Foundations (OSF) of encouraging migration into Europe and of undermining Hungary's national culture, charges the Budapest-born philanthropist denies.
'The government should establish the thalassaemia registry as soon as possible to know the exact facts and figures,' said Dr Kashif Ansari, head of the Omair-Sana Foundation (OSF), at a press conference at the charity's office.
Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) has always been recognized as a chronic, progressive and disabling disease of the oral mucosa.
The Open Society Foundations (OSF), an organisation that strives to build vibrant and tolerant democracies, on Saturday announced a human rights scholarship to honour late Asma Jahangir, a Pakistani lawyer and rights activist.
Aquestive Therapeutics Inc reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) orphan drug designation for Riluzole Oral Soluble Film (riluzole OSF) for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
My wife and I felt that developing a similar biotech approach with apples could be a part of the solution and that was the beginning of OSF.