GSA Contract Holder

Contract Number: 47QTCB21D0074
DUNS: 928255207
PHONE: (800) 208-5088

Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc
Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc.

Technology Solutions for Your Mission
Requirements: 8(a) STARS III


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Introduction to 8(a) STARS III

8(a) STARS III is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (MA-ID/IQ) contract designed to provide federal agencies with innovative technology (IT) services-based solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses. Using 8(a) STARS III will enable you to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle instead of traditional open-market methods – saving time and taxpayer money.

Contract Scope

The scope of the 8(a) STARS III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is centered on North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code 541512, but may include other NAICS codes that are predominately IT services. These may include, but are not limited to, 541511, 541513, 541519, and 518210. The contract offers IT services ranging from simple to complex and services-based solutions such as IT via: help-desk support, information assurance, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and more.

See the other page of this publication for 8(a) STARS III’s features and benefits.


Before issuing task orders against 8(a) STARS III, Contracting Officers (COs) must complete training on the use of the 8 (a) STARS III contract and obtain a written Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) from the GSA 8(a) STARS III CO. Training is offered at no cost

  • Self-paced, online courses
  • On-site training conferences and events
  • Web and audio conferences
8a Stars III

About Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc.

Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc. (ACCI ) is a SBA Small Disadvantaged Business 8(a), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), an Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), and has been incorporated in Michigan since 1992. Our corporate office is in Kentucky, with our satellite office in Michigan.

We are a highly qualified and experienced company offering comprehensive services to a diverse client base including: government agencies, commercial projects, universities, schools, and industrial entities. Additionally, we provide partnering relationships with telecommunications, design professionals, and even competing organizations. We have been involved in technology projects of all sizes; we are well equipped with experienced industry knowledge to take on any project.



$50 billion program ceiling and five-year base period with one three-year option

Allows for longterm planning of largescale program requirements

Sole-source task orders up to the 8(a) competitive threshold

Enhances opportunities for 8(a) firms

Contract types include fixed-price, labor-hour, and time-and-material terms

Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk

Centered on NAICS code 541512, but may include other NAICS codes that are predominately IT services.

Offers access to contractors with demonstrated experience in either emerging technology or performance in an OCONUS location

Ancillary services and/or equipment are permitted when integral and necessary to the IT services-based solution

Facilitates integrated IT servicesbased solutions

Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small-business industry partners

Enables federal clients to earn smalldisadvantaged business (SDB) credit

Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505

Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time

Complimentary scope compatibility reviews by GSA

Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits

No protests on orders under $10 million, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, peri- od, or maximum value of the GWAC

Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support


As a Best-in-Class contract, 8(a) STARS III is designated by the Office of Management and Budget as a preferred governmentwide solution.


For More Information

For additional information about how the 8(a) STARS III GWAC can help your agency with information technology requirements, contact Ruth Fritz at (800) 208-5088. You can also e-mail, or visit or email the 8(a) STARS III team at for the most current information on 8(a) STARS III.

Ruth A. Fritz (STARS III Program Manager)
Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc.
Phone: (800) 208-5088

Advanced Communication Cabling, Inc