What is GSA STARS III?
Akytech was recently awarded the GSA 8(a) STARS III GWAC by the US General Services Administration. 8(a) STARS III, is GSA’s fourth-generation 8(a) GWAC. STARS III is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity (MA-ID/IQ) contract designed to provide federal agencies with innovative IT services-based solutions from vetted 8(a) small disadvantaged businesses, in support of meeting their socio-economic contracting goals. Through STARS III, agencies can access award-winning 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle, saving time and taxpayer money over open-market methods. The STARS III contract ceiling is $50 billion.
The primary North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for the Master Contract is designated as 541512, Computer Systems Design Services. Requirements that align with other IT services NAICS codes are within the scope of the STARS III GWAC that include, but are not limited to: 541511, 541513, 541519 and 518210.