Introduction to GSA STARS II

    • GSA STARS II (GWAC) is currently in the option period (August 31, 2016, to August 30, 2021), Orders issued on or before August 30, 2021 may continue performance through August 30, 2024. SimIS was awarded a 5 year contract during the GSA STARS II open season.

GSA STARS II (GWAC) Additional Information found here



Contract Scope

The scope of the STARS II GWAC is centered on Two Constellations based on Industry accreditation and four functional areas (FAs), derived North American Industrial Classification Codes, Offering simple to complex IT service solutions such as IT help desk support, information assurance, cyber-security, virtualization, IPv6, Web 2.0, and more.

STARS II allows for directed task orders up to $4 Million, including options. Orders more than $4 Million must be competed among the industry partners in your chosen constellation and functional area.

STARS II offers fixed price, time and materials, labor hour, and blended task order types; providing greater flexibility in procuring IT service solutions to meet your mission requirements.


SimIS Inc. Contract Information

Contract No.

Duns# 796675135
Constellation 1

Four Functional Areas:



Contracts Administrator: Nicole Swartz,

Contracts Officer: Phoebe Stelle,

VP/Program Manager: Warren Bizub,

Business Development Manager: Wayne Smith,


Contracting Officer Information & Resources

    Prior to issuing orders under STARS II, federal contracting officers are required to receive training on the use of the STARS II contract and be granted a written delegation of procurement authority from the GSA Small Business GWAC Center. Training is offered at no cost via:

    • A self-paced, online course;
    • Onsite training conferences and events;
    • Web or video conferences;
    • Conference calls.

Using STARS II Required Steps:

Optional Services:

        • Request an Advanced Scope Compatibility Review: As a service to our customers, GSA offers free scope compatibility reviews for statements of work and proposed modifications to existing orders. This service can help reduce the risk of protest and is a unique benefit of working with GSA. More information may be found at
        • Request a Capabilities Statement: Capabilities statement requests help acquisition professionals determine whether a small business can successfully perform the work — and whether a particular small business GWAC is appropriate — for a particular requirement. GWAC representatives are available to assist with well-developed capabilities statement requests on behalf of ordering agencies. More information may be found at