AVR Enterprises Awarded GSA 8(a) STARS Contract
HERNDON, VA (PRWEB) June 5, 2004
AVR Enterprises, Inc. AVR) has been awarded a contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) to supply maintenance and support services to Federal agencies. AVR is one of multiple prime contractors awarded the Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services (8(a) STARS ) contract by the Federal Supply Services Small Business GWAC Center..
Atul Kumar, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AVR, attributes the contract award to AVRs history as an information technology (IT) solutions provider. AVR has a solid track record with our clients within the Federal government. We have proven our ability to procure and deliver quality hardware, software, and peripherals and to support those products with a wide variety of services. We are pleased that GSA recognizes this by awarding us an 8(a) Stars contract.
From GSA.GOVs press release:
The new 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services (STARS) GWAC is a small business set-aside contract for technology solutions. Announced last summer as 8(a) Federal Acquisition Services for Technology (FAST)2 Solicitation No. 6FG-03-RAV-0002 and recently renamed to 8(a) STARS, this new contract vehicle is the replacement contract for the current 8(a) FAST small business contract scheduled to expire October 31, 2004.
8(a) STARS is a multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle and contains the following features:
3-year base with two, two-year option periods;
AVR Enterprises,Inc. is awarded two Distinct Functional Areas
Directed task orders up to $ 3 million each for federal civilian agencies are allowable pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 253(c)(5);
Directed task orders up to $ 3 million each for Department of Defense activities are compliant with Section 803 of the 2002 National Defense Authorization Act;
8(a) credit can be transferred back to client agency via Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)
Program ceiling: $ 15 billion
Order placement: GSA FTS Client Support Centers or Delegation of Authority from Procuring Contracting Officer
Geographic coverage: Continental United States, some Worldwide
Hardware, software, and services may be procured as part of an integrated solution
Support small business and meet procurement preference goals
Pre-competed, easy to use contracts
Availability and access to proven small business and 8(a) technology providers
Short procurement lead time
Low user fee, 0.75 percent
Small Business GWAC Center provides information technology (IT) specialty contract administration
About AVRAVR Enterprises, Inc. is an IT solutions provider. AVRs business is specifically tailored to meet the IT requirements of the Federal government. In partnership with leading manufacturers and distributors in the IT industry, AVR can provide hardware, software, peripherals, and support services across a variety of platforms. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, the company was founded in 1987.
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