The IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) on behalf of the IETF announces this
Request for Proposal for Internet Engineering Task Force Secretariat Services.
The Internet Society (ISOC) is the contractor.
The Secretariat performs the following three types of services in support of the IETF:
1. Meeting Services
2. Clerical Support Services
3. IT Support Services
Supported Organizations include the Working Groups, Internet Engineering Steering Group
(IESG), Internet Architecture Board (IAB), IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC),
Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), Internet Research Steering Group (IRSG), RFC Series
Oversight Committee (RSOC), RFC Series Editor (RSE), Independent Submissions Editor (ISE)
and the Nominating Committee (NomCom).
The RFP is located at: http://iaoc.ietf.org/rfpsrfis.html
The initial contract term will be for two (2) years, commencing on February 2012, with an option
on the part of the parties for two renewals of up to two (2) additional years each for a possible
total of six years.
It is the intent of the IAOC to obtain the best combination of performance and cost for the benefit
of the IETF. A contract may be awarded to an Offeror providing all services, or a Prime
Contractor, with subcontractors, providing all services.
The closing date for submission of proposals to email@example.com is Monday, August 8, 2011 not
later than 5:00 P.M. ET. It is expected that a contract or contracts will be completed by September
The sole point of contact regarding this RFP is the IETF Administrative Director (IAD). All
questions or inquiries must be submitted in writing and must be received no later than midnight
ET, June 17, 2011. Questions or inquiries will be accepted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Responses to questions plus any changes to the RFP shall be posted on the IETF Administrative
Support Activity (IASA) website at http://iaoc.ietf.org/rfpsrfis.html no later than June 24, 2011.
IETF Administrative Director