8(a) STARS III is designed to provide federal agencies with innovative information technology (IT) services-based solutions form award-winning 8(a) small businesses. The scope of the 8(a) STARS III of the Government Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is centered on North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code Ordering Information 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 offers IT services ranging from simple to complex and services-based solutions such as IT help-desk support, information assurance, cybersecurity artificial intelligence, and more.
In addition to the general IT services scope, 8(a) STARS III include two focused scope sub-areas: Emerging Technologies (ET) and OCONUS Place of performance. 8(a) STARS III prime contractors in the ET Scope sub-area have experience providing evolving state-of-the-art emerging technologies such as technological convergence, robotic process automation, autonomous computing and more. Prime Contractors in the OCONUS scope sub-area have experience providing IT services in an Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) location.
Features and Benefits of 8(a) STARS III
|$50 billion program ceiling and five-year base period with one three-year option||Allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements|
|Sole-source task orders up to the 8(a) competitive threshold||Enhances opportunities for 8(a) firms|
|Contract types include fixed-price, labor-hour, and time-and-material terms||Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk|
|Two focused scope sub-areas||Offers 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 solution||Facilitates integrated IT services-based solutions|
|Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small-business industry partners||Enables federal clients to earn small-disadvantaged business (SDB) credit|
|Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505||Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time|
|Complimentary scope compatibility reviews||Promotes 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 GWAC||Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award of optimal mission support|
TFSI | GSA STARS III Contract
Tatitlek Federal Services, Inc. 8(a) STAR III Contract #47QTCB22D0425 DUNS: 967887188 CAGE Code:6S4M0 SAMS UEI: NWH9FNLK5KK1
TFSI Key Personnel POC
General Manager: Paul Fondren; (256) 759-9346; email@example.com
Vice President of Business Development: Mark Wamsher; (256) 759-9349; firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Manager: John Griggs; (703) 474-5208; email@example.com
Additional STARS III contract information:
- Contract Ordering Period: 07/02/2021 thru 07/01/2026 with one three-year option
- Task Order Performance can go 5 years beyond Contract ordering end date.
- There are no functional areas on STARS III so they should not be referenced, 8(a) STARS III was awarded under NAICS: 541512, Computer Systems Design Services. Requirements that align with other IT services NAICS codes are within the scope of the STARS III GWAC. These NAICS codes include, but are not limited to 541511, 541513, 541519, 518210.
- Directed awards allowed for orders up to the 8(a) Competitive Threshold.