8(a) STARS III General Description
The 8(a) STARS III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is a cost-effective, leading-edge small business set-aside contract that provides federal professionals access to proven IT solutions through pre-competed pricing. With streamlined procurement and affordable user access, the 8(a) STARS III contract creates a long-term solution for agencies who have been looking for competitive technology with a fast turnaround. vTech Solution holds a Prime 8(a) STARS III GWAC, which provides agencies with customized solutions time-efficiently.
- The STARS III GWAC ordering period is a 5 year base with one 3 year option. The STARS III GWAC ordering period began on July 2, 2021.
- The ceiling for 8(a) STARS III is $50 billion.
- 8(a) STARS III encompasses fixed price time and materials, labor hour, and hybrid of these three task order types.
- The contract access fee for the STARS III GWAC is 0.75%, the same as GSA Schedules.
- The contract includes two sub-areas, one for emerging technology and one for OCONUS requirements.
- Offers access to contractors with demonstrated experience in emerging technology or performance directing communications in an OCONUS location.
- It facilitates federal clients to earn 8(a) small-business credit.
- It facilitates integrated IT services-based solutions.
- It saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time, minimizing protest risk, and supporting timely order awards.
vTech Solution 8(a) STARS III Details
General Services Administration (GSA) consolidated Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) provide direct access to innovative products and services. Federal, state, local, and tribal government organizations can buy from GSA MAS. vTech holds the following Categories under the consolidated Schedules. General Services Administration (GSA) consolidated Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) provide direct access to innovative products and services. Federal, state, local, and tribal government organizations can buy from GSA MAS. vTech holds the following Categories under the consolidated Schedules.
Scope of Awarded Contract
Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract (IAC MAC) $28B Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract Vehicle Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract (IAC MAC) $28B Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract Vehicle Nine Year Ordering Period Task Orders Can be Incrementally Funded
Scope of Work
IAC MAC Benefits
Designated as Vehicle of “first choice” for DoD R&D Requirements within its Scope (Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Preferred Use Letter)
Available to DoD and U.S. Government Agencies
Provides Fully-Assisted Requirements Package
Agency: State of Maryland, Department of Information Technology
Contract Name: Consulting and Technical Services (CATS+) Contract Number: 060B2490023
Contract Period: April 11 2013 – April 21, 2028
Task Order Proposals: Task Order Request for Proposals (TORFP) and Request for Resume (RFR)
Eligible Users: All Maryland State Agencies
The Consulting and Technical Services+ (CATS+) Master Contract, issued by the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) for the State of Maryland, allows for the procurement of information technology (IT) consulting and technical services. The CATS+ Master Contract provides State agencies with the flexibility of obtaining IT resources quickly and efficiently by issuing Task Order Requests for Proposals (TORFP) or Requests for Resumes (RFR) specific to its needs.
The State of Maryland CATS+ Master Contract encompasses 17 primary functional areas. The functional areas in which vTech supports are as follows:
Enterprise Service Provider
- Web and Internet Services
- Electronic Document Management
- Software Engineering
- Information System Security
- Application Service Provider
- IT Management Consulting Services
- Business Process Consulting Services
- Documentation/Technical Writing
Agency: State of New Jersey
Contract Name: Information Technology (IT) Vendor Managed Service Providers (VMSP)
Contract Number: 14PSX0338 Contract Period: September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2021
Eligible Users: All Statewide Government Agencies
vTech is providing IT Staff augmentation under this Naspo Valuepoint master contract through CAI. Scope of this contract is to provide end to end VMS technology System (“System”) that would provide the following:
Scope of Work
Increasing the overall quality and speed of IT Professional needs.
Implementation and configuration of a web based System to provide coverage for Participating Entities. A production ready system to centrally capture and manage Contract spend. This may also include the need to share data with the Participating Entities’ systems.
IT Professional search and recruitment, including specialized and niche IT areas.
Adding value in the areas of IT Professional procurement and utilization.
Reducing costs associated with IT Professional engagements and management.
Minimizing the time spent engaging IT Professionals and ensuring compliance with the Participating Entities’ policies and procedures.
Agency: Washington State Department of Enterprise Services
Contract Name: Information Technology Professional Services
Contract Number: 08215
Contract Period: April 21, 2016 – Ongoing
ITPS is a group of categorized lists or “pools” of IT service providers within the state’s solicitation notification system WEBS for state purchasers to use when they seek competitive proposals for their IT business needs. The categories identify common IT business needs of state government. State of Washington ITPS Contract
The functional areas in which vTech supports are as follows:
- IT Business Analysis
- IT Project Management
- Project Quality Assurance
- Software Testing
- Client/Server & Web Services
- Client/Database Services
- Infrastructure Services
Agency: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Contract Name: Statewide Contract for IT Staff Augmentation services
Contract Number: ITS63StaffAugCat1
Contract Period: July 1 2016 – April 21, 2021 This Contract Contains: Small Business Purchasing Program, MBE/MWBE/WBE, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business
UNSPSC Codes: 80-11-18
ITS63 is a statewide contract for IT Staff augmentation. This contract has three categories and out of those three vTech provide services under Category 1 – Staff augmentation on general IT positions.
In Dec 2013, vTech Solution Inc (vTech) was awarded the SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) for Zone 2 (National Capital).
This webpage provides a list of team members, their capabilities and areas of expertise, as well as points of contact for information related to the SeaPort-e contract. A link to our capability statement, Functional Areas, and current Task Orders have also been provided.
What is SeaPort-e?
SeaPort-e is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. The Navy Systems Commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, the United States Marine Corps, and the Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) compete their service requirements amongst 1800+ SeaPort-e IDIQ multiple award contract holders.
Contact vTech Team
SeaPort-e Contract #: N00178 13-R-4000
42730 Freedom Street | Chantilly, VA 20152 | Phone: (571) 257-0913
GSA offers a wide range of acquisition services and solutions utilizing a variety of tools, contract vehicles, and services to meet the customer’s specific needs including Multiple Award Schedules, Government-wide Acquisition Contracts, Technology Contracts, and Assisted Acquisition Services. GSA is one source for the latest GSA contract award information. GSA offers unparalleled acquisition solutions to meet today’s acquisition challenges. GSA’s key goal is to deliver excellent acquisition services that provide best value, in terms of cost, quality and service, for federal agencies and taxpayers.
Schedule 70 (GS-35F-464AA) – IT Services: The GSA Federal Information Technology Supply Schedule 70 contract allows all federal government customers to more easily obtain information technology support services at the pre-negotiated price. Customers can place a purchase order directly with us to obtain the support they need. Our services include Systems Analysis, Systems Development, Data Conversion, and other similar types of services.
vTech’s IT Professional Services: Includes resources and facilities management, database planning and design, systems analysis and design, network services, programming, conversion and implementation support, network services project management, data/records management, and other services relevant to 29CFR541.400.
- Desktop Management
- Programming Services
- IT Data Conversion Services
- IT Systems Analysis Services
- IT Network Management Services
- IT Backup and Security Services
- IT Systems Development Services
- IT Facility Operation and Maintenance
The objective of this Master Contract, effective April 22, 2013 through April 21, 2028, is to enable State government to procure IT consulting and technical services in a timely and economical manner. Through CATS+, the State will have a flexible means of obtaining information technology (IT) resources quickly, efficiently and cost effectively by issuing task orders specific to its needs.
NCPA is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states.
NCPA works with a lead public agency who competitively solicits master contracts. Contracts are awarded based on quality, performance and most importantly pricing. The solicitation contains language that allows the contract to be accessible nationally to public agencies in states whose laws allow for intergovernmental contract use (also known as “piggybacking” or “adopting”).
Here’s who is eligible to use NCPA’s contracts:
- State Agencies
- K-12 School Districts (Public, Charter, and Private)
- Higher Education Institutions
- Healthcare Organizations
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Church / Religious Organizations
- Federal Agencies