Published date: 15 June 2021

Last edited date: 15 June 2021

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 9 July 2021

Contract summary


  • Software supply services - 72268000

Location of contract

Any region

Procurement reference


Published date

15 June 2021

Closing date

9 July 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Defence Digital Dynamic Software Enterprise Team is conducting Market Research on applicable services for an identified requirement: a significant volume of activity occurring in the scoping, letting and management of Software 'tail contracts' has been identified and has been acknowledged as a potential area to achieve VfM and reduce DD's resource costs by utilising a Managed Service Provider (MSP).

This RFI is not a bidding opportunity, it is a means by which industry can provide information. Any resulting procurement activity will be conducted competitively. This RFI is an information gathering exercise, and no further discussions with industry are planned at this stage. However, any future procurement activity will be advertised in line with public procurement regulations via the Defence Sourcing Portal (and this opportunity).

Please see the Opportunity for attached RFI documentation for details on the information the Authority is seeking from Industry.

Please submit any response electronically to the e-mail address shown within the attachment in section 8 no later than 12:00, Friday 2nd July 2021.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

RFI for: DD Tail Spend Managed Service Provider (Software)

  • Early engagement
  • Published 15 June 2021


Additional text

If you are unable to view the attachment please search for the Opportunity "DD Tail Spend Managed Service Provider" via the Defence Sourcing Portal. If you are still unable to view the RFI, please contact DSET Commercial with the detail supplier herewith.

About the buyer


MoD Corsham, B2, Building 405, Westwells Road
SN13 9NR