GSA 8(a) STARS III

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Global Data Solutions Inc. has been awarded a GSA 8(a) STARS III GWAC Contract

Global Data Solutions Inc. (GDS) a leading provider of IT products and services to government organizations, has been awarded a GSA 8(a) STARS III Contract by the General Services Administration.

GSA’s 8(a) STARS III is a Multiple Award Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity (MA-IDIQ) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). 8(a) STARS III is a Best In Class (BIC) contract vehicle enabling GDS, to provide IT services to Federal Agencies in over one hundred labor categories. This follows the recent award of GSA IT Schedule 70 (also referred to as Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) and Federal Supply Schedules).

GDS is extremely pleased to be selected as a GSA 8(a) STARS III Industry Partner. We are confident that our experience and attention to detail will make this contract a success, 8(a) STARS III is a small business set-aside GWAC that provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. This next-generation GWAC builds upon the framework of GSA 8(a) STARS II and expands capabilities for Emerging Technologies.

About GDS

Incorporated in 2007, Global Data Solutions Inc. (GDS) is in a successful stage towards Scaling For Growth (S4G) of our organization with its Leading Edge Technologies such as Emerging IT Services & Solutions, Software as a Service (SaaS), Data Sciences, Engineering and IT Enabled Service. In simple GDS is a Techno Hub.

Keeping our customers paramount GDS offers a plethora of software expertise and services. The continuum in our growth and success is dependent wholly on our unrestrained commitment to our clients in providing cost effective, high quality and competitive solutions.

Contract Information:

8(a) STARS III features include:

  • The 8(a) STARS III GWAC ordering period is a FIVE year base with one THREE year option. This ordering period began on July 2, 2021
  • The ceiling for 8(a) STARS III is $50 billion
  • 8(a) STARS III allows for fixed price, time and materials, labor-hour or a hybrid blend of these task order types
  • The contract access fee for the 8(a) STARS III GWAC is .75%, the same as GSA Schedules

GDS was awarded in the following NAICS codes and/or but not limited to

Custom Computer Programming Services (NAICS 541511)

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

  • Custom computer applications software programming services
  • Custom computer program or software development
  • Custom computer programming services
  • Custom computer software analysis and design services
  • Custom computer software programming services
  • Custom computer software support services
  • Web (i.e. Internet) page design services, custom
Computer Systems Design Services (NAICS 541512)

This U.S. 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.

  • CAD (computer-aided design) systems integration design services
  • CAE (computer-aided engineering) systems integration design
  • CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) systems integration design
  • Computer hardware consulting services or consultants
  • Computer software consulting services or consultants
  • Computer systems integration analysis and design services
  • Computer systems integration design consulting services
  • Computer integrator services
  • Information management computer systems integration design services
  • Local Area Network (LAN) computer systems integration design services
  • Computer network systems design services
  • Office automation computer systems integration design services
Computer Facilities Management Services (NAICS 541513)

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing on-site management, and operation of client’s computer systems and/or data processing facilities. Establishments providing computer systems or data processing facilities support services are included in this industry.

  • Computer systems facilities management and operation services
  • Data processing facilities management and operation services
  • Computer systems or data processing facilities management and operation services
  • Computer systems or data process facilities support services
Other Computer Related Services (NAICS 541519)

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing computer-related services (except custom programming, systems integration design, and facilities management services). Establishments providing computer disaster recovery services or software installation services are included in this industry.

  • Computer disaster recovery services
  • Computer software installation services
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services (NAICS 518210)
  • Application hosting
  • Optical scanning services
  • Web hosting
  • Computer data storage services
  • Video and audio streaming services
  • Computer input preparation services
  • Microfilm imaging services
  • Computer time rental
Emerging Technology-Focused IT Services (NAICS 541512)
  • Artificial Intelligence (including Machine Learning, Deep Learning/Neural Networks, Natural Language Generation)
  • Autonomic Computing
  • Blockchain / Distributed Ledger
  • Quantum Computing
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Technological Convergence
  • Virtual Reality (including Augmented Reality, Extended Reality, Mixed Reality)
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