8(a) STARS II Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)

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.

Contract Information

Constellations: CII
Functional Areas: FA1, FA2, FA3, FA4
Contract Number: GS-06F-1030Z
Period of Performance: 8/31/2011 to 8/30/2016 (base period)
8/31/2016 to 8/30/2021 (optional period)
Contractor DUNS Number: 140144168
User Agencies: All Federal Size: $10B
Prompt payment terms: 30 Days
Basic Contract Website: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/209173
GSA 8(a) STARS II Website: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/25901



  • A multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract vehicle
  • A five-year base with one five-year option
  • A $10 billion program ceiling
  • Limited protestability
  • Directed Order Authority: Directed task orders up to $4 million each are allowed for federal civilian and Department of Defense activities
  • Offers various contract types (fixed price, labor hour, and time & material)


  • 8(a) socioeconomic credit transferrable to the agency
  • Pre-competed, easy to use contracts
  • Access to proven 8(a) small business technology providers
  • Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead times
  • A low user access fee (0.75 percent) built into contractor’s ceiling prices


Program Manager: Ashok Murthy
amurthy@ipnsinc.com | (703) 787-0095 ext.207
Mailing Address: 13921 Park Center Road, Suite 400, Herndon, VA 20171

Contract Manager: Rajesh Jayaraman
rjayaraman@ipnsinc.com | (703) 787-0095 ext.203
Mailing Address: 13921 Park Center Road, Suite 400, Herndon, VA 20171

Related Links:

  • https://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/208261