Net Digital Solutions is proud to announce it was awarded the
GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC (Government Wide Acquisition)
contract on June 13, 2017.
What is the GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC?
GSAGSA’s 8(a) STARS II GWAC is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses to federal agencies. Using GSA 8(a) STARS II will enable agencies to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle instead of traditional, open market methods- saving time and taxpayer money.
Because each technology provider has been proven, agencies are assured of quality work with a shorter procurement lead-time and lower user access fees while receiving socioeconomic credit. 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.
Who can use the GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC?
Any government agency that does business through GSAGSA can use the GSAGSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC. Contracting Officers must complete a short training course and obtain a delegation of procurement authority prior to issuing task orders on the contract.
How to Use the GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC
Please see the GSA 8(a) STARS II Ordering Guide for more information on how to use the GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC.
GSA 8(a) STARS II Features
Multiple award, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle
Five-year base with one five-year option
$10 billion program ceiling
Directed Order Authority: Directed task orders up to $4 million each are allowed for federal civilian and Department of Defense activities
GSA 8(a) STARS II Benefits
8(a) socioeconomic credit transferable to the agency
Pre-competed, easy to use contracts
Access to proven 8(a) small business technology providers
Shortened procurement lead time
A low user access fee (0.75 percent) built into contractor’s ceiling prices