Sponsoring Agency: GSA
Prime Contractor DeVine Consulting, Inc.
Period of Performance: August 31, 2011 - August 30, 2021
Use: All Agencies


8(a) Stars II contract GWAC

 DUNS number

Contract: GS-06F-0743Z

The 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services (STARS II) GWAC is a small business set-aside contract for technology solutions. It is designed to promote small business utilization when purchasing technology solutions for the federal government.

Visit GSA 8(a) STARS II website for more information.

This contract vehicle is the replacement contract for the 8(a) STARS I small business contract, which expired October 31, 2004.

This vehicle has the following features:

  • Directed task orders up to $4 million each for federal civilian agencies are allowable under 41 USC 253(c)(5)
  • Directed task orders up to $4 million each for Department of Defense activities are compliant with Section 803 of the 2002 National Defense Authorization Act 216.505-70(b)(2)
  • 8(a) credit can be transferred back to the client-agency via the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)
  • Program ceiling: $15 billion
  • Non-protestable (except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period of performance, or maximum order value of the master contract)
  • Order placement: GSA FTS Client Support Centers or delegation of authority from procuring contracting officer
  • Geographic coverage: the continental United States, some worldwide
  • May be utilized by any federal, DoD, and civilian agency
  • Now customers may purchase GSA 8(a) STARS II solutions through E-Buy

Please see the STARS FAQ.

The Department of Defense issued a memo on July 14, 2011, encouraging the use of 8(a) STARS II.

Customers, please download the GSA STARS Ordering guide here.

The GSA 8(a) STARS II brochure

DeVine can provide the following services under this vehicle for the following functional areas:

Functional Area 1 - 541511 Custom Computer Programming Services (C1FA1)

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in writing, modifying, testing, and supporting software to meet a particular customer's needs.

Business Categories:

  • Applications software programming services
  • Computer program or software development
  • Computer programming services
  • Computer software support services
  • Database design/generation
  • Legacy interfaces/data migration
  • Software analysis and design
  • Software programming
  • Software testing
  • Web design

Functional Area 2 - 541512 Computer Systems Design Services (C1FA2)

This US industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software, and communication technologies. The hardware and software components of the system may be provided by this establishment or company as part of integrated services or may be provided by third parties or vendors. These establishments often install the system and train and support users of the system.

Business categories:

  • Business process reengineering (BPR)
  • Cabling and wiring
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) services
  • Computer-aided engineering (CAE) services
  • Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) services
  • Computer hardware consulting services
  • Computer software consulting services
  • Computer systems integration analysis and design
  • Computer systems integration design consulting
  • Configuration management
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • Hardware
  • LAN/WAN design
  • Network design and installation
  • Network systems integration
  • Systems analysis
  • Systems integration

Functional Area 3 - 541513 Computer Facilities Management Services (C1FA3)

This US industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing on-site management and operation of clients' computer systems and/or data processing facilities. Establishments supporting computer systems or data processing facilities services are included in this industry.

Business categories:

  • Computer operations/support
  • Computer systems facilities services
  • Data processing facilities services
  • End-user support
  • Equipment inventory and maintenance
  • Facilities management, operation, and support
  • Facilities planning
  • Hardware/software maintenance
  • Help desk
  • Network management

Under this contracting vehicle, DeVine Consulting can receive sole-source task orders for up to $4 million in size. 

Please see our GSA STARS FAQ for further information.


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