GSA 8(a) STARS III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)
GSA’s 8(a) STARS III GWAC, a multiple-award indefinite-delivery(MA-ID/IQ) contract and designated as a Best-in-Class contract, is a 8(a) small business set-aside GWAC that provides flexible access to customized and innovative IT solutions.
The GSA 8(a) STARS III GWAC offers IT services ranging from simple to complex and services-based solutions such as software development, IT Operations and Maintenance, Systems Design, IT help-desk support, information assurance, cybersecurity and more.
In addition to the general IT services scope, APV is a prime awardee on 8(a) STARS III two focused scope sub-areas:
- Emerging Technologies (ET) – providing evolving state-of-the-art emerging technologies such as technological convergence, robotic process automation, autonomic computing, virtual reality, and more
- OCONUS Place of Performance – 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|
|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|
|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 for optimal mission support|
Let us know how APV can support your mission-critical requirements.
GSA 8(a) STARS III Website:
APV Contract Number:
DUNS Number: 00-575-2289
Cage Code: 4ZAE2
One five-year base with one three-year option
(07/02/2021 to 07/01/2026 and option
07/02/ 2026 to 07/01/2029)
Contract Ceiling: $50 Billion
Contract Access Fee:
0.75% applied to the total price for performance as billed to the government
Nandita Gududuri, President
443-542-9188, ext. 1005
Snehal Gandhi, Proposal Manager
443-542-9188, ext. 1007