Institutional and individual memberships are available for the:
- NTP Consortium
- PTP Consortium
- Time Source Consortium
- General Timestamp API Consortium
Institutional Consortia Memberships
Institutions may join at the following levels, and discounts are available to open-source and other qualifying organizations:
* Limited-time offer for inaugural members.
+ Premier & Partner-discounted benefit.
Individual Consortium Memberships
Individuals may join as either an annual Supporter (all NTF Projects) or Friend (for a specific project):
Get a discount on the membership dues for each additional membership in other NTF Consortia.
Show you are a sponsor – you may link back to a page listing our Sponsors to show others you are supporting Network Time Foundation and its projects.
Advance Security Notifications
Get advanced notification of any security vulnerability notifications.
Compliance Logo Program
We’re developing a general certification and compliance testing program. Discounts for this program are offered to Premier, Partner, and Contributor Members. (S)NTP implementations can be tested for:
- Standards compliance
Reference clocks can be tested for:
- degree of support by different versions of NTP
LinuxPTP implementations can be tested for:
- basic protocol
- Standards compliance
Successful completion of this program allows participants to use both a web-logo and a logo/emblem on their products.
Feature Priority Planning
Participate in the discussion of the priority of new product features.
Priority Bug Fixes
Get priority consideration of your bug reports in the absence of security bugs or other bugs of critical nature (as determined by the Project’s Release Engineer).
Front Page Recognition on NTF’s Website
Have your company logo and link featured prominently on the front page of the NTF website.
Advance Security Patches
Premier and Partner Members get early access to security patches.
Premier and Partner Members are entitled to discounted custom (bespoke) development services.
Discounted Technical Support
Get a discount on a general technical support contract. Phone support is available on either a 9-5 Mon-Fri basis (US Eastern Time, excluding holidays), or on a 7×24 basis.
Get support for older releases
This is an extra-cost option. For NTP, for example, if there are patches that are important to you that have been applied to
-dev that have not been applied to the version of
-stable you require, these patches will be applied and supported for you.
Seat on the Product Advisory Board
Premier Members may obtain a seat on a Product’s Advisory Board at an extra cost.
Member contacts receive a site login and email notifications sent to designated contacts.
IRC Cloak Name
Members may request an NTF Project Cloak IRC nickname on the Libera IRC Network.
Consortium members have effective input into any decisions put to the membership – we value your opinions and contributions!
Get a Network Time Foundation t-shirt. This and other merchandise is available for purchase at NTF’s Company Store.