Conceras is competitively priced with a track record of excellent performance across broad-based engineering and information technology consulting services. We have DCAA-approved cost accounting system. We are well versed in different types of contracts whether it's firm, fixed price, fixed price incentive fee, cost plus fixed fee, cost plus incentive fee, and Time and Material. We can make our services available to you quickly and with minimal paperwork. We provide superior labor talent and oversight. We believe personnel oversight is crucial to providing quality services to the customer.
Conceras Prime Contracts
|Period Covered by Contract:||August 15, 2019 – August 14, 2024|
|Special Item Numbers:||132-51 (Information Technology Professional Services)|
|About the Contract:||Conceras provides innovative information technology products and professional services to the federal government. IT Schedule 70 is the largest and most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government. Schedule 70 is an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award schedule, providing direct access to products and services from over 5,000 certified industry partners.|
|Contract POC Information:||Harvey Nguyen
8(a) STARS II 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 II enables government agencies to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle, bypassing traditional, open market methods to save time and taxpayer money.
The 8(a) STARS II GWAC is designed to promote small business utilization when purchasing information technology (IT) services or IT services-based solutions for the Federal Government. For further details regarding this program, (https://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/105243).
The scope of the 8(a) STARS II (GWAC) is centered on four functional areas (FAs) derived from the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS). The 8(a) STARS II (GWAC) provides agencies with the ability to award directed task orders in the following functional areas (FA):
FA 1: NAICS 541511 – Custom Computer Programming Services
FA 2: NAICS 541512 – Computer Systems Design Services
FA 3: NAICS 541513 – Computer Facilities Management Services
FA 4: NAICS 541519 – Other Computer Related Services
The 8(a) STARS II GWAC is structured with two tiers, known as constellations. Constellation I includes prime contractors who are technically proficient and offer competitive pricing.
Constellation II prime contractors provide the same strengths as Constellation I, plus the added benefit of either a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level II+ Services or Development credential, or an ISO 9001:2008 credential.
Conceras holds both Constellation I and Constellation II.
8(a) STARS II Features & Benefits
- Ten billion dollar program ceiling and five-year base period with one, five-year option
- Directed task orders up to four million dollars with multiple-year timeframes
- Other direct costs procurement permitted when considered necessary to the IT effort
- Multiple contract types—fixed price, labor hour, and time and materials terms
- Pre-competed, easy-to-use contracts with streamlined ordering procedures, based on FAR 16.505
- No protests on orders under $10 million dollars, unless the order increases the GWAC’s scope, period, or maximum value
- Simple, easy-to-complete contract delegation authority training
- Allows for long term planning of large scale program requirements
- Facilitates integrated IT solutions
- Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
- Reduced procurement lead time, saving time and money
- Access to proven 8(a) small business technology providers
- Offers access to a pool of contractors with additional industry credentials
- 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
GSA 8(a) STARS II Contact
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What is the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Program?
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program was designed to simplify the federal procurement process for certified business participants, such as Conceras. The 8(a) Program was developed to enable federal government Procurement Officers to save time, effort and cost in the procurement process and to protect the interests of small business concerns.
With projects up to $4 million, the 8(a) Program permits directed contracting without a lengthy competitive process. This allows a project to begin in a timely manner. In speeding up the process, time sensitive projects can get started in days instead of months.
Why Use an 8(a) Contract Vehicle?
Choosing Conceras allows your organization to work directly with a company that is both experienced and efficient in consulting to develop and implement business, technology and engineering initiatives. The benefits of using an 8(a) contract vehicle include:
- Simplified and accelerated procurements
- Direct negotiated contracts
- Lower overhead costs
- Streamlined approach
Conceras' subcontracts portfolio enables us to deliver IT, engineering and program management professional services to various agencies across the Federal government.
Conceras personnel have been supporting the diplomatic mission globally with a range of enterprise-wide IT support services. Our team works internationally and domestically to support development and logistics initiatives. Conceras' portfolio includes: network architecture, systems engineering, e-mail and messaging services, information security, information assurance, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), enterprise mobile platforms, project management and IT logistics.
Over the past ten years, Conceras has provided national security and law enforcement customers with effective IT solutions to address their most critical mission requirements and federal information sharing initiatives. Conceras successfully leverages IT investments to build robust, scalable and secure platforms, modernizing redundant legacy systems, and minimizing cost and risk to our customers. Conceras' portfolio includes: data center consolidation and optimization, network modernization, Agile software development frameworks, systems engineering and administration, and database management.
Supporting consolidated watchlisting and threat activities, Conceras provides analytical and evaluative techniques for the identification, consideration, and resolution of identity issues and data integrity.
Conceras provides a wide range of services including Information Technology and Mission Support, to include: SharePoint Knowledge Management (SKM) and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR).