EMCS, LLC, and Solers, Inc., two premier engineering services providers, have joined forces to create EMCS-Solers Partners, LLC, a joint venture specifically for GSA's 8(a) STARS II Program. EMCS-Solers Partners is approved under the SBA's 8(a) Mentor-Protégé Program to provide the Federal Government with a broad range of high quality information technology, program management and administrative support services. EMCS-Solers Partners was awarded a GSA STARS II contract in June 2017 for all functional areas (Custom Computer Programming Services, Computer Systems Design Services, Computer Facilities Management Services, and Other Computer Related Services) for both Constellation 1 and Constellation 2 (which requires CMMI or ISO certifications).
EMCS-Solers Partners, LLC is a joint venture between EMCS, LLC and Solers, Inc. under the SBA's 8(a) Mentor Protégé Program, specifically created for GSA's 8(a) STARS II. Founded in 2003 as an information technology and engineering services company, EMCS provides program management, systems engineering, software development, information technology, data management and statistical analysis, geospatial information systems, and operations and maintenance services to customers across the US government including NASA, NOAA, IRS, DISA, FAA, any many more.
Founded in 1998, Solers is an innovative Information Technology solutions provider to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, other federal agencies, and commercial customers. Solers' partnership with these customers and the solutions they employ directly support mission objectives and critical national security imperatives. Leveraging its CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9001 appraised processes, Solers has established a successful record of achievement in the areas of software engineering, systems engineering, and systems integration.
EMCS-Solers Partners provides the following core capabilities:
EMCS-Solers Partners is a Small, SDB, and 8(a) business entity under the GSA 8(a) STARS II contract and the contracting agency will receive full SDB and 8(a) credit for all awarded task orders.
EMCS-Solers Partners provides a wide range of engineering services to help meet their customers' needs and requirements.
Provides research, design, development, and testing of advanced software solutions to meet our customers’ requirements using both agile and traditional software development methodologies.
Provides a comprehensive set of systems engineering support ranging from requirements analysis and definition to system design and analysis to design and implementation of enterprise architectures.
Integrates commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS), government-off-the-shelf (GOTS), and open source solutions to provide innovative solutions for our customers.
Provides system administration, network engineering, LAN/WAN support, and configuration management to our customers.
Provides full life cycle program management support to help our customers meet or exceed the time/schedule, cost, and quality objectives of their IT projects.
Contract Number: GS00Q17GWD2463
DUNS Number: 079874718
Eligibility: Any Government entity
Contract Type: ID/IQ (Fixed Price, T&M, Labor Hour, and blended)
Contract Period: 6/13/2017 - 8/30/2021
An Order may be issued with a period of performance (PoP) of up to seven years from the date the Order is placed. Orders that may run beyond the final day of the underlying basic contract are limited to three years beyond the final day of the basic contract, which means all orders have to be substantially completed by August 30, 2024.
8(a) STARS II, a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. With a $10 billion program ceiling and a five year ordering period, 8(a) STARS II allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements while strengthening opportunities for 8(a) small businesses.
Constellations / Functional Areas (FAs):
Two Constellations Based on Industry Accreditation: 8(a) STARS II industry partners are classified in two Constellations. Industry partners in both Constellations have competitive pricing and technical proficiency. Constellation II also includes industry partners with an additional industry credential, such as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) or ISO 9001 (quality management system).
EMCS-Solers Partners was awarded all four Functional Areas (FAs), corresponding to the following North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Codes in Constellation 1:
EMCS-Solers Partners was also awarded all four FAs in Constellation 2 to support opportunities that require CMMI and ISO standards / certifications.
Access To Multiple Types Of Task Orders:
8(a) STARS II offers fixed price, time and materials, labor hour, and blended task order types, providing greater flexibility in procuring different types of IT products and services and meeting your mission requirements: 8(a) credit can be easily transferred back to client agency via the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS).
Directed Task Orders Up To $4 Million Each
8(a) STARS II allows for directed (i.e. sole source) task orders up to $4 Million, including options. Orders more than $4 Million must be competed among the industry partners in the chosen constellation and functional area.
8(a) STARS II provides many benefits including:
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