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The Federal General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resource for Services (STARS) III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), referred to as “STARS III”, is a Multiple Award, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (MA-IDIQ) contract to provide information technology (IT) services and IT services-based solutions which may include the integration of ancillary support which is necessary and integral to the IT services being acquired. STARS III Master Contract awards are reserved exclusively for qualifying Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) prime contractors with competitive prices.

VersaTech is pleased to offer our current and potential customers access to the MA-IDIQ 47QTCB22D0254 contract through V-TeN, an SBA approved 8(a) Joint Venture company between VersaTech, Inc. and Impyrian Technology Network, LLC.  Our 8(a) Joint Venture blends small business innovation and agility with large business infrastructure and resources to deliver compelling technical solutions at an exceptional value. The period of the contract performance begins July 2, 2021 and ends July 1, 2026.

Contract Vehicle Information

Contract Vehicle Type

Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)

Government Sponsor

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Government User Fee

.75% (GSA Schedule contract line items only)

Contract Type(s)

Firm-Fixed Price (FFP), Labor-Hour (L-H), Time & Materials (T&M), or Hybrid Blend

Contract Ceiling

$50 Billion

Ordering Period

Five year base with one three year option, started July 2, 2021

Contract End Date

July 1, 2026

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Are sole source task orders permitted on 8(a) STARS III?

Yes, based on Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637 and FAR 19.8), you may award task orders at or under the competitive threshold on a sole source basis.

Is an SBA offer and acceptance (O/A) required for my 8(A) STARS III sole source task order?

Yes, an offer and acceptance is required for sole source task orders on 8(a) STARS III. Further guidance and an O/A template may be found within the 8(a) STARS III Ordering Guide.

Why Should I use 8(a) STARS III?

8(a) STARS III is an OMB designated Best In Class acquisition vehicle that provides agencies with access to highly qualified small business industry partners who offer innovative IT services solutions. 8(a) STARS III includes sub-areas to support emerging technology and OCONUS requirements.

What can I buy using 8(a) STARS III?

The 8(a) STARS III scope supports information technology and IT-related services. You can also buy hardware, software and related supplies as part of an integrated solution. Leasing is prohibited under GSA’s GWACs.

Can a contracting officer add an order level materials (OLM) CLIN on 8(A) STARS III?

Yes, an OLM CLIN may be added at the task order level as ancillary support to the overall IT service. Ancillary support can include non-IT services/labor as well as IT equipment (server racks, mounts, etc) and software. Please review section C (especially C.3) of the STARS III contract for a complete discussion of ancillary support.

How can I be sure my scope is consistent with the Contract?

GSA will review your task order or modification requirements for free to make sure the scope of your task order is compatible with the scope of our GWACs — we call this a scope compatibility review, and it takes approximately two to five business days.

What is an 8(a) Joint Venture?

An 8 (a) joint venture is a limited-purpose entity entitled to “piggyback” on an 8 (a) participant’s certification, when approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

What is V-TeN's Contact Information?



Phone: 1-410-963-9430


VersaTech/Impyrian Technology Network LLC (V-TeN)

8161 Maple Lawn Blvd

Fulton, MD 20759 U.S.A.

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