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GSA 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II (STARS II)

The General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services (STARS) II is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small business to deferral agencies.

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ValidaTek provides a wide range of IT products, services, and solutions via the GSA 8(a) STARS II contract. ValidaTek was awarded all four Functional Areas on both Constellation I and Constellation II:

  • NAICS 541511—Custom Computer Programming Services (Functional Area 1)
  • NAICS 541512—Computer Systems Design Services (Functional Area 2)
  • NAICS 541513—Computer Facilities Management Services (Functional Area 3)
  • NAICS 541519—Other Computer Related Services (Functional Area 4)

Contract Number: GS-06F-1201Z

DUNS: 781581967


Benefits of STARS II

  • Allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements
  • Enhanced opportunities for 8(a) firms
  • Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
  • Offers access to a pool of contractors with additional industry credentials
  • Facilitates integrated IT solutions
  • Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) small business credit
  • Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
  • Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits
  • FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process supports best value awards
  • Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support

Features of STARS II

  • $10B program ceiling and five-year base period with one, five-year option
  • Directed task orders up to $4M
  • Contract types include: fixed price, labor hour, and time and materials terms
  • Two constellations (tiers)
  • Permits other direct costs when it is integral and necessary to the IT effort
  • Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small business industry partners
  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505
  • Complimentary scope compatibility reviews
  • Compliance with Section 843 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2008 and Section 863 of NDAA 2009
  • No protests on orders under $10M, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC


Contract Manager: Said Rachidi
703-674-6552 | [email protected]


For more information, please visit the GSA STARS II website.