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GSA STARS III Website: GSA STARS III Website

Master Contract Number: 47QTCB21D0343

Symposit DUNS: 828904008
Symposit CAGE: 6SHS1

STARS III Program Manager: Kristen Geary
Email: kristen.geary@symposit.com
Phone: 1.917.744.5809

STARS III Mailbox: stars3@symposit.com

Introduction to 8(a) STARS III
8(a) STARS III is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (MA-ID/IQ) contract designed to provide federal agencies with innovative information technology (IT) service-based solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses. Using 8(a) STARS III will enable you to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle instead of traditional open-market methods – saving time and taxpayer money.

Contract Scope
The scope of the 8(a) STARS III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is centered on North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code 541512, but may include other NAICS codes that are predominately IT services. These may include, but are not limited to, 541511, 541513, 541519, and 518210. The contract will offer IT services ranging from simple to complex and services-based solutions such as IT help-desk support, information assurance, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and more.

FeaturesBenefits
$50 billion program ceiling and five-year base period with one three-year optionAllows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements
Sole-source task orders up to the 8(a) competitive thresholdEnhances opportunities for 8(a) firms
Contract types include fixed-price, labor-hour, and time-and-material termsOffers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
Two focused scope sub-areasOffers access to contractors with demonstrated experience in either emerging technology or performance in an OCONUS location
Ancillary services and/or equipment are permitted when integral and necessary to the IT services-based solutionFacilitates integrated IT services-based solutions
Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small-business industry partnersEnables federal clients to earn 8(a) small-business credit
Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
Complimentary scope compatibility reviewsPromotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits
No protests on orders under $10 million, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWACMinimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support