Reston, VA June 17, 2021: Karthik Consulting, LLC (KC) today announced that it’s Joint Venture (JV) company, MK2 Technologies LLC, has won a prime contract (47QTCB21D0109) on the new 10-yr GSA STARS III 8a Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) vehicle. This $50B multiple award IDIQ contract, will enable Karthik Consulting (through our JV) to compete for task orders to support all task areas under the scope of STARS III across all federal agencies:
C.1 – Information Technology Services: Typical IT services covered under this area include:
(1) Data Management
(2) Information and Communications Technology
(3) IT Operations and Maintenance
(4) IT Security / IT workforce augmentation
(5) Software Development
(6) Systems Design
C.2 – Sub-Area 1: Emerging Technology-Focused IT Services: This sub-area provides for IT services-based solutions which involve emerging technology (ET) innovation to securely accelerate transformation and advance mission outcomes. ET covered under STARS III include. but are not limited to:
(1) Artificial Intelligence (AI) (including Machine Learning (ML), Deep Learning/Neural Networks, Natural Language Generation)
(2) Autonomic Computing
(3) Blockchain / Distributed Ledger
(4) Quantum Computing
(5) Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
(6) Technological Convergence
(7) Virtual Reality (VR) (including Augmented Reality, Extended Reality, Mixed Reality)
C.2 – Sub-Area 2: IT Services performed outside of CONUS: This sub-area provides for IT services-based solutions to be performed outside the contiguous United States (OCONUS).
C.3 – Ancillary Support: Ancillary Services (IT project planning/management; training; wireless transport, telecommunications; etc.) and Ancillary Equipment (HW/SW, licenses etc.) that are integral and necessary for the IT services-based solution.
“We are excited to support GSA and the federal government in their mission and support the life cycle of the various IT systems” said Karthik Balasubramanian, KC’s President and CEO.
“We look forward to continuing our winning tradition from STARS II and deliver exceptional value to our customers”, said Felix Martin, KC’s VP for Business development and Capture.