Sphere Defense Systems (SDS), (Max Cybersecurity and Quantum Technology Group) is an 8(a) joint venture (JV) founded in 2020 combining the SBA-certified 8(a) corporation Max Cybersecurity LLC (Max Cyber), and Quantum Technology Group. (QTG), to provide the Federal Government with IT and cybersecurity support services that span all GSA STARS III Functional Areas.

Max Cyber is an SBA Certified 8(a), and HUBZone, and is joined by QTG, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern, as a successful 8(a) graduate. Max Cyber (est. 2016) and QTG (est. 2009) have a successful history working together, which provides a strong foundation for delivering business results through the GSA STARS II contract vehicle. Max Cyber and QTG have partnered on a host of proposals throughout the federal agencies with a deep information technology requirement.

Since August of 2020, QTG has served as a mentor to Max Cybersecurity, resulting in multiple contracting opportunities within the federal government and local governments. Our JV,has demonstrated a strong delivery proficiency and is poised to accept and execute on larger contracts. The individual contributions of each organization is world-class and leaders across both teams are trusted resources by technology leaders across the nation.

Max Cyber and QTGpossess an SBA approved Joint Venture (SDS), executed in 2020, allowing our two companies continue developing our joint capabilities via our 8(a) JV to deliver services under the GSA STARS III contract vehicle. Under this agreement, Max Cybersecurityis the managing partner and QTG provides guidance toon a variety of business topics including contracts administration and business development. The JV meets all he requirements stipulated under the SBA Mentor/Protégé program established pursuant to C.F.R. §124.520 (a). We have combined and adopted the best practices of each company’s policies, procedures, and compensation plans for JV implementation.


  • IT Software Engineering
  • IT Modernization
  • Project Management
  • Org Change Management
  • Information Assurance and Cyber Security
  • Emergency Services Support Technology
  • Emerging Technology Policy Development