The latest news and updates from the Southern Computer Co. team.

#throwbackthursday

Posted: Monday, 9 January 2017
With the beginning of yet another year we are feeling nostalgic here at Southern Computer Co. It is now 2017 and oh how the technology industry has changed.  Southern Computer Co. has been in the industry for over 40 years and has seen the world of technology explode and expand in front of our very eyes. Check out this newspaper clipping form 1976 of when our young CEO Rohan Southern Computer joined the I.T. Industry with his fledgling brainchild Southern Computer Company. To see how much both Continue Reading

2017

Posted: Tuesday, 3 January 2017
 

SCC 2016

Posted: Tuesday, 20 December 2016
2016 was a great year for Southern Computer Co! Checkout some of the numbers 2016 brought…

SCC Christmas Trading Hours

Posted: Monday, 5 December 2016
We appreciate that time is money and we try to do our best to be ‘on call’ during this busy period. The office will close at 5pm on Thursday 22nd December 2016 Bryan & Rohan will be in the office on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 BUT, if you need help ring 02 4474 2477 and if you get the phone answerer leave a detailed message which will be sent to our mobiles and one of us will get back to Continue Reading

Give a ‘Gift of Giving’ this Christmas

Posted: Friday, 2 December 2016
At Southern Computer Co. we are honoured to partner with The Asha Foundation to help disadvantaged children in Nepal. This Christmas you can give a gift that keeps on giving with a meaningful donation in your loved one’s name. These gifts go directly to Nepali children in need. You can give the gift of: shoes, socks, school bags, pens and pencils, education, school uniforms, feminine hygiene kits, clothing sets or a general donation. You will receive an electronic certificate to give your loved one and you will give a gift which really Continue Reading

40 Years of SCC

Posted: Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Southern Computer Company have over 40 years of I.T. experience. Our highly trained professional team is dedicated to our clients’ needs and provide an excellent and diverse range of I.T. services. Let’s have a look at some of SCC’s major milestones over the past 4 decades. 1974 FOUNDED • From fledgling beginnings, Southern Computer Co. was founded by Rohan Gleeson in 1974. Over the past decades SCC has built a diversified footprint. ROHAN • Founder and CEO Rohan Gleeson studied accounting Continue Reading

Charging Station Turns One

Posted: Monday, 31 October 2016
This past weekend our SCC Charging Station was a massive hit at the Granite Town Festival in Moruya. Granite Town 2015 was our station’s first event and we are thrilled to be involved again this year. The Station was enjoyed by many patrons who charged their phones throughout the weekend-long event. Southern Computer Co. were thrilled to support such a wonderful local event. If you haven’t already heard…  Our solar powered charging station is designed, built and provided by our SCC team. It Continue Reading

Scams – 10 Warning Signs and 10 Protection Tips

Posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016
There are various types of online scams which can threaten your data, computer system and personal security. If you receive an email or call which asks for personal information, requires money to be sent, asks you to click a link or open an attachment, be aware it could be a scam. A scammer may contact you pretending to be a legitimate business such as a bank, telephone or internet service provider. You may be contacted by email, social media, phone call, or text message. The aim of these Continue Reading

Check out our social media pages

Posted: Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Southern Computer Co. have recently expanded our online presence to social media! Check out our social media pages… Google Business Page Our Google Business Page showcases our business,  products and services. As a new google Business Page we would love to include reviews from our customers. Check it out, click on the small button ‘Write a Review’, we would greatly appreciate it! Linked In At Southern Computer Co. we use the business-oriented social networking service Linked In to connect, network and collaborate digitally with Continue Reading

WIN a Power Bank!

Posted: Wednesday, 28 September 2016
It’s GIVEAWAY time! At Southern Computer we want to give back to our clients. This is your chance to WIN! WHAT DO YOU WIN? A Kensington USB Mobile Charger. The perfect answer to boost a drained battery. FEATURES: – 10,400 mAh battery – 2.1 AMP output – Can fully charge a device two times – Automatically detects your device – Fastest charge possible – 4-LED display shows how much power is left in the charger. – Universal. The power bank can be used with a Continue Reading

Free Wifi

Posted: Monday, 19 September 2016
Does your business offer free Wi-Fi access for patrons? Southern Computer Co can assist in setting up a safe, secure and family-friendly network for your guests to enjoy. Providing open access to the internet, even if free of charge, can create a range of regulatory and legal issues. Under the Telecommunications Act, you may be considered a Carriage Service Provider with a range of obligations to meet. Legal issues which may arise from end-user abuse on your network can include: Continue Reading

Our Fibre Optic Partner Business

Posted: Monday, 12 September 2016
This week we introduce you to our partner business – Southern Fibre What is an Optic Fibre Network? Optic fibre cables are used to carry data network traffic, just as traditional Ethernet cables do.  While Ethernet (Cat5, Cat6, etc.) uses electrical signals to carry data, fibre cables use pulses of light which are trapped inside a very small core of glass.  This is possible with the use of extremely clear glass, in which it has been said that if ocean water were Continue Reading

Password – Tips and Tricks

Posted: Thursday, 1 September 2016
This week we help you with successful Passwords. WHY ARE PASSWORDS IMPORTANT?! Passwords are an essential aspect of computer security. A poorly chosen password may result in the compromise of your business’ corporate work. If your business does not have a Password Policy in place, get in touch with us and we can help you quickly and easily protect your business, your team, and your data. STONG PASSWORDS – For a strong password consider including the following qualities: – 10 Characters or more – Continue Reading

Our Social Responsibilities

Posted: Thursday, 1 September 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

Four Corners Report

Posted: Thursday, 1 September 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
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