PROVISION OF REGISTRY SERVICES FOR THE CO.ZA, WEB.ZA, NET.ZA AND ORG.ZA SECONDLEVEL DOMAINS

(2021-2022)

 

The .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), whose mandate is to administer and manage the .za namespace, has initiated a procurement process to seek a suitable service provider to provide registry services for co.za, web.za, net.za, org.za second-level domains. The successful bidder at the completion of this process will be contracted to provide both administrative and technical services for the operation and maintenance of the four .ZA commercial service level domains.

The outline below provides details of the processes to be undertaken from the initiation of the process until its completion.

 

SECTION A

Request For Proposal (RFP Reference Number: RFPZA2021/09)

 

List of Questions

Relevant Policies

 

  • List of bidders
  • Successful bidder (announcement will be made after Evaluation)

 

SECTION B

Request For Information (RFI Reference Number: RFI ZA2021/01)

 

SECTION C

Timelines

RFI Process:

  • Publication of the RFI – August 2021
  • Consolidation of RFI submissions – September 2021
  • Appointment of the Evaluation Committee – September 2021
  • Submission of the Evaluation Committee’s RFI Report – October 2021
  • Feedback to the respondents of the RFI – October 2021

 

RFP Process:

  • Publication of the RFP – 10 November 2021
  • RFP briefing session – 12 November 2021
  • Due date for submissions of RFP questions – 17 November 2021
  • Publication of responses to RFP questions – 19 November 2021
  • Due date for submission of RFP tender bids – 09 December 2021
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of the RFP tender bids – 09 December 2021