GSA 8(a) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II
The GSA 8(a) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II is the Small Business GWAC Acquisition Division that is intended for information technology (IT) services and IT services-based solutions.
The 8(a) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II Government wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) – “8(a) STARS II”, also known as “STARS II”, is a Multiple Award (MA), Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide information technology (IT) services and IT services-based solutions which may include the integration of ancillary support which is necessary and integral to the IT services being acquired. STARS II is reserved for qualifying Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) prime contractors with competitive prices.
Base Period of Performance commenced on June 13, 2017 and runs through August 30, 2024. The Ordering Period is effective June 13, 2017 through August 30, 2021.
There is a regulatory order of precedence for contract types which prioritizes fixed price work over all other contract types, applied to STARS II’s eligible Order types below:
Fixed Price (FAR 16.2)
Time-and-Materials (T&M) or Labor-Hour L-H (FAR 16.6)
FA1-NAICS:541511 – Custom Computer Programming Services
FA2-NAICS:541512 – Computer Systems Design Services
FA3-NAICS:541513 – Computer Facilities Management Services
FA4-NAICS:541519 – Other Computer Related Services
Multiple award, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle
Five-year base with one five-year option
$22 billion program ceiling
Directed Order Authority: Directed task orders up to $4 million each are allowed for federal civilian and Department of Defense activities*
8(a) socioeconomic credit transferrable to the agency
Pre-competed, easy to use contracts
Access to proven 8(a) small business technology providers
Shortened procurement lead time
A low user access fee (0.75 percent) built into contractor’s ceiling prices
Orders over $4 million are competed amongst the industry partners in the chosen constellation and functional area.
Contract Number: GS00Q17GWD2212
Program Manager: Brad Barker
Contract Manager: Bob Deegan
Phone Number: (301) 345-8188