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Encentric is a member of the SBA 8(a) Joint Venture Cumulus Information Technology, LLCa GSA STARS III prime contract holder under Contract #: 47QTCB22D0335. 

8(a) STARS III is a multiple-award, Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract designed to provide technology solutions to Federal agencies from exceptionally qualified 8(a) small businesses. The 8(a) STARS III GWAC is designated as a Best in Class (BIC) contract vehicle and it provides Federal government agencies an easy-to-use, streamlined procurement solution to purchase information technology services from 8(a) Prime contractors. This fourth generation GWAC includes an even greater focus on emerging technologies as well as performance outside of the continental United States (OCONUS). The 8(a) STARS III GWAC is intended to promote small business utilization by federal agencies when purchasing IT services or IT services-based solutions. With a ceiling of $50 billion, this BIC contract vehicle provides federal agencies a way to deliver mission-critical IT services working with small, disadvantaged businesses and that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Below are a few features of the 8(a) STARS III GWAC:

• Pre-competed, easy to use contract with streamlined ordering procedures
• Direct task orders up to $4.5 million for federal civilian and Department of Defense activities
• Multiple award, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle
• 8(a) socioeconomic credit transferrable to the agency
• Shortened procurement lead time
• Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits
• Offers access to pool of contractors with industry credentials
• Sports timely order award for optimal mission support

For more information, please visit the GSA 8(a) STARS III website