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Information technology and ancillary services for federal defense and civilian agencies worldwide.


ScribeDoc holds 8(a) STARS III small business set-aside Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) providing flexible access to customized Information Technology (IT) solutions.

8(A) STARS III is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses to federal agencies. Using 8(a) STARS III enables government agencies to access an 8(a) firm through an established contract vehicle, bypassing traditional, open market methods to save time and taxpayer money.

GSA's 8(a) STARS III GWAC has been designated as a Best-in-Class contract vehicle by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). ScribeDoc is proud to announce their inclusion in the first cohort of contractors awarded 8(a) STARS III. With a ceiling of $50 billion, 8(a) STARS III builds upon the framework of 8(a) STARS II and expands capabilities for emerging technologies and outside the continental United States (OCONUS) requirements. These task areas can be awarded at or under the $4.5 million competitive threshold on a sole source basis. Task orders can be over $4.5M and customers must have authority to compete an order at or under $4.5M.

Technical Scope:

This fourth generation GWAC focuses on customer programming services, computer systems design, computer facilities management, other computer related services, data processing, hosting and related services. The scope of the 8(a) STARS III, is centered on North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code 541512, but may include other NAICS codes that are predominately IT services. These may include, but are not limited to, 541511, 541513, 541519, and 518210. The contract offers IT services ranging from simple to complex and services-based solutions such as IT help-desk support, information assurance, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and more.


GSA Stars III Contract #: 47QTCB21D0035

  • Contract Ordering Period: July 2, 2021 - July 1, 2026 with one 3-year option.  Performance can go 5 years beyond the contract ordering end date.
  • Type: GWAC (Multiple Award IDIQ)
  • Contract access fee is .75%, the same as GSA Schedules
  • 8(a) STARS III allows for fixed price, time and materials, labor-hour or a hybrid blend of these task order types
  • Ordering period: five year base with one three year option
  • No protests on orders under $10 million dollars, unless the order increases the GWAC's scope, period, or maximum value


  • Easy-to-use contracts, offering contract type flexibility
  • Reduced procurement lead time, saving time and money
  • Access to proven 8(a) small business technology providers
  • Federal clients earn 8(a) socioeconomic credit, transferable to the agency
  • Promotion of contract compliance and reduced risk of adverse audits
  • FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process supports best value awards
  • Minimization of protest risk and optimal mission support through timely order award

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    Please contact for further information

    Contract Number: 47QTCB21D0035

    DUNS Number: 121263201

    CAGE Code: 3GHC7

    GSA-STARS III Website

    Point of Contact for 8A STARS III and Customer Satisfaction:

    Srinivas Ramakrishnan, Director and Program Manager

    Phone: (703)-581-7779