The Asha Foundation

Our Social Responsibilities

Posted: Thursday September 1, 2016

This week we bring you something that is very close to our hearts here at Southern Computer. The Asha Foundation. Southern Computer Co. are dedicated to making a difference, locally, nationally and internationally. What is Asha? The Asha Foundation Inc is an Australian volunteer non-profit registered charity improving the lives of disadvantaged children in Nepal. 100% of all donations go directly to Nepal with no administration costs. How are SCC involved? Our CEO Rohan is the Treasurer of The Asha Foundation and our Strategic Continue Reading

Cyber-Crime Warning

Four Corners Report

Posted: Thursday September 1, 2016

Thousands of Australian Computer Log-ins Up for Sale on Dark Web If you were watching ABC’s Four Corners last night you’d have seen a disturbing investigation into computer hacking and cyber-crime.  One particular aspect of this report which has concerned some small and mid-sized businesses, was the revelation that 170,000 computers and servers world-wide have had their login credentials compromised, and can be readily accessed by criminals. The key points made by the ABC were; – A dark web database Continue Reading

Scamwatch Radar Alert

Tax scam warning

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

Recently a tax scam warning was brought to our attention by Scamwatch. Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and provides information to consumers about how to recognise, avoid and report scams. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging Australians to hang up on and delete tax scams after more than $1 million was reported lost to Scamwatch already this year, with over 300 people reporting that they lost money to tax scams in the first half of the year. This Continue Reading

Office News

IDT Work Placement Student 

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

Recently, our Southern Computer Co. team hosted Year 11 Carroll College Student, Samuel White, for a week of Information and Digital Technology (IDT) Work Placement. The placement was a wonderful experience for both Sam and the Southern Computer team. Sam was introduced to, and immersed in, many realms of the IT industry throughout his week with us. With IP Telephone Installation, Fibre Optic Cabling, Brand Marketing and Computer Support, Sam had the complete industry experience from initial unboxing to final installation. At Southern Computer we believe it is essential to Continue Reading

SCC Blog Bytes

Welcome to our new blog

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

Welcome to our first SCC Blog Byte! At Southern Computer Company we are dedicated to our clients needs. Along with providing reliable systems and professional support we are interested in keeping current within the I.T. Industry. Our Blog Bytes will serve as a place for us to showcase our business news, industry trends, I.T Tips and keep you updated with all things I.T. related. Bookmark this page and check in regulary for SCC updates! Many Thanks The SCC Team

Phone Systems

Do you need a new office phone system? 

Posted: Tuesday August 2, 2016

Southern Computer Co. are experts in corporate VoIP solutions. It’s been almost eight years since we installed our first IP phone systems. With lowered call costs and flexible system upgrades, our IP phone systems will provide real cost savings for your business. With the savings from lowered call costs and flexible system upgrades, a phone system from SCC will pay for itself in no time. Here are some real cost savings we have helped businesses make with VOIP: Case 1: Small Professional office Continue Reading

Get to know our Team

SCC Team

Posted: Monday July 18, 2016

Today we introduce you to our Southern Computer Co. Team. With over 40 years of I.T. experience, our team is highly trained and professional. We are dedicated to our clients’ needs and provide an excellent and diverse range of I.T. services. Here is a little more information about each of our team members, their experience in the industry and their professional stories.  Rohan Gleeson – Founder and CEO Founder and CEO of Southern Computer Co, Southern Fibre and a Director of Rainmaker Managed Continue Reading

CryptoLocker

Security Warning - Cryptolocker Virus

Posted: Wednesday July 13, 2016

Today is an industry security warning regarding a new and dangerous virus called Cryptolocker. We may have notified you in the past regarding this particularly dangerous virus but we feel it is an important message for our client base to hear. There is a new and dangerous virus called Cryptolocker making its rounds right now.  It usually gets installed on computers through people clicking on shipping or banking email attachments (Australia Post, NSW RMS, Australian Federal Police, etc.) that actually contain a virus Continue Reading

Meet the newest member of our team

SCC Charging Station

Posted: Saturday June 18, 2016

This month we introduce you to the newest member of our team… The SCC Free Mobile Charging Station. Our Charging Station is designed, built and provided by the Southern Computer Team. It was created to serve as an asset to both our business and local events. The standalone unit has 8 power ports which are suitable for multiple devices. Android iPhone and tablet devices are all catered for. The innovative station has fast charging capabilities and is an asset to any Continue Reading