Announcement: The 8(a) STARS II GWAC was awarded on July 29, 2011. GSA anticipates issuing the notice to proceed in the very near future, effectively opening the contract for business.
The 8(a) STARS II GWAC is designed to promote small business utilization when purchasing information technology (IT) services or IT services-based solutions for the federal government. The 8(a) STARS II program is reserved exclusively for qualifying certified 8(a) small business concerns as the prime contractors per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 19.8.
8(a) STARS II design
The 8(a) STARS II design consists of two constellations (tiers) based on industry accreditations.
Constellation I includes industry partners with competitive pricing and technical proficiency.
Constellation II includes industry partners who have competitive pricing, technical proficiency, and an additional industry credential. The industry credentials for constellation II include one or more of the following: