Membership Information


InfiniBand® Trade Association

The InfiniBand Trade Association was founded in 1999 and is chartered with maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand™ specification. The IBTA is led by a distinguished steering committee that includes HP, IBM, Intel, Mellanox, Oracle, QLogic and System Fabric Works. Other members of the IBTA represent leading enterprise IT vendors who are actively contributing to the advancement of the InfiniBand specification.

How to become a Member

Companies wishing to join the InfiniBand Trade Association should complete the application and membership agreement and return with the annual membership dues ($9,500USD) to the InfiniBand Trade Association office. Upon receipt of payment and the necessary documents mentioned above, the membership application process will be initiated. We accept checks and wire transfers only as payment. If you prefer to wire the funds to our account, please contact us at: for details.

  • Membership Agreement (32k PDF) - Submit 2 executed originals of this agreement, along with a completed application (below) to begin the application process.
  • Membership Application (39k PDF) - Complete this short form and submit with 2 executed originals of the Membership Agreement (above).
  • Bylaws (80k PDF) - InfiniBand Trade Association bylaws for the Oregon, nonprofit, mutual benefit corporation.
  • Antitrust Guidelines (10k PDF) - InfiniBand Trade Association antitrust guidelines.

Membership Roster

Visit the Membership Roster for a listing of Steering, Sponsoring Member Companies, and Member Companies of the InfiniBand Trade Association.

Sponsoring Membership

Consideration of requests for addition as a Sponsoring Member will be given by the Steering Committee on a quarterly basis. If your company is interested in becoming a Sponsor Member of the IBTA contact for additional information.

Participant Membership

From time to time the InfiniBand Trade Association Steering Committee may consider allowing certain government or university participants limited access to draft Specification materials and other specific non-public documents of the IBTA under the Participant Program. Participants are NOT full Members of the IBTA. Criteria, Application, and Agreement for Participant Association with the InfiniBand Trade Association.