8(a) STARS II Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)

Please note: The 8(a) STARS II GWAC Open Season was awarded on June 13, 2017. A notice to proceed was issued on June 26, 2017, effectively allowing new industry partners to receive task orders. A complete list of 8(a) STARS II GWAC awardees may be found on the Industry Partners page.

The award announcement may be found on FedBizOpps.

8(a) STARS II, a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners.

Features

8(a) STARS II Features

With a $10 Billion program ceiling and a five-year base period with one five-year option, 8(a) STARS II allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements while strengthening opportunities for 8(a) small businesses.

The base period of the contract is August 31, 2011, to August 30, 2016. The option period of the contract is August 31, 2016, to August 30, 2021. Orders issued on or before August 30, 2021 may continue performance through August 30, 2024.

8(a) STARS II industry partners are classified in two constellations. Industry partners in both constellations have competitive pricing and technical proficiency. Constellation II also includes industry partners with an additional industry credential, such as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) or ISO 9001 (quality management system) (Links lead to nongovernment websites.)

8(a) STARS II allows for directed task orders up to $4 Million, including options. Orders more than $4 Million must be competed among the industry partners in your chosen constellation and functional area.

8(a) STARS II offers fixed price, time and materials, labor hour, and blended task order types; providing greater flexibility in procuring IT service solutions to meet your mission requirements.

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Industry Partners

Access our industry partners page for information on the 8(a) STARS II contract holders.

Industry Partners

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Ordering Guide and Contract Library

Browse the Ordering Guide and Contract Library page for the:

Ordering Guide and Contract Library

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Pricing

The 8(a) STARS II Pricing Tool page allows users to view fully burdened labor hour ceiling rates for 8(a) STARS II industry partners.

Pricing

Use the tool to:

  • Filter search results by:
    • Constellation;
    • Functional area;
    • Industry partner;
    • Labor category;
    • Work site;
    • Contract year; and
    • Geographic locality.
  • Select price statistics; and
  • Download results to Excel and print.

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Business Categories by Functional Area

Search the Business Categories page for the 8(a) STARS II functional areas that correspond to four North American Industry Codes (NAICS).

Business Categories by Functional Area
  • Custom Computer Programming Services;
  • Computer Systems Design Services;
  • Computer Facilities Management Services; and
  • Other Computer Related Services.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Search our FAQ page for the most common questions of our government customers.

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The shortcut to this page is www.gsa.gov/stars2.

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