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 services in support of the IETF - including its Working Groups, and the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), Internet Architecture Board (IAB), IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC), Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), Internet Research Steering Group (IRSG), and Nominating Committee (NomCom):
1. Meeting Services
2. Clerical Services
3. IT Services
The RFP in DOC and PDF formats can be found at: iaoc.ietf.org.
The initial contract term will be for two (2) years, commencing on January 1, 2008, with an option on the part of the parties for a renewal of up to two (2) additional years.
It is the intent of the IAOC to obtain the best combination of performance and cost for the benefit of the IETF. Accordingly, contracts may be awarded for each of the Secretariat services to separate vendors, to one vendor, or a combination of vendors, with or without subcontractors.
A signed "Original" of the proposal in PDF format with a scanned handwritten signature must reach the email@example.com email account by Monday, July 30, 2007 not later than 5:00 P.M. ET in order to be considered.
It is expected that a contract or contracts will be completed by November 2007.
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, July 1, 2007. Questions or inquiries will be accepted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Responses to questions and inquiries shall be posted on the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) website, iaoc.ietf.org, no later than July 3, 2007.
IETF Administrative Director