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Monday, 28 August 2017
Who knew that Xtreme were harbouring their very own celebrity? That’s right today we are getting to know Bobby, our very own professional athlete. Before moving to the Gold Coast and starting at Xtreme, Bobby completed his IT traineeship in Northern NSW, where he grew up. He has been with us for just over two years and in that time has grown considerably in the role. Starting as a junior in the team, Bobby now serves as an escalation point to troubleshoot complex issues and is involved with...
Wednesday, 28 June 2017
A global Ransomware attack is again affecting computers and networks both in Australia and abroad by encrypting all files on infected machines and then demanding that payment is made before the files can be restored. The latest attack, named Petya, uses a similar exploit as last month’s “WannaCry” outbreak. It has already affected multiple companies worldwide, having taken out the servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, and shutting down computers in banks, transport companies and advertising...
Monday, 22 May 2017
Chances are, if you’ve ever called Xtreme, you’ve spoken to Eric Johnson. As Xtreme’s longest and most faithful employee (other than the founder Brad of course!), Eric knows everyone and everything in the business. Eric started out at Xtreme as a web developer, than transitioned to the IT department as the demand for more technicians arose. As an avid gamer, Eric had spent considerable time tinkering with computers as a hobby, so the transition was a no-brainer. He quickly found he had a real...
Monday, 15 May 2017
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is when your computers files (documents, pictures, videos etc,) are encrypted so you are not able to access them. They are then held hostage until you make a payment. Usually you have a limited period of time to submit the ransom payment, after that the price is increase. If payment is not made, usually in 7 days, the data may not be able to be recovered. What happened on the weekend? A global Ransomware Attack effected computers worldwide, in multiple countries...
Monday, 8 May 2017
  One of the more recent additions to the team is our Operations Manager Michael Mclean. Michael brings to the table a wealth of knowledge and experience from the IT and Telecommunications industries and in particular Carrier Telecommunications, IT Networking, Project Management and Team Management. As such, he considers himself a ‘Jack of All Technology trades’. Michael is the key facilitator in enabling the rest of the team to get their jobs done.  He has an ‘Open Door’ approach to...
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
If you are visiting us at Xtreme, the first thing you will see when you walk in, is the smiling, happy face of Bronté, our administration assistant. She takes care of accounts, directing phone calls, emails and deliveries. Bronté is our absolute rock and ensures everyone else’s day goes as smoothly as possible! Bronté started her education with a Bachelor of Psychology. However, as her passions changed, she swapped to a BA with an extended Major in Korean and a Minor in Linguistics. Prior to...
Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Brad Illich is excited to be part of the 2017 Queensland Government’s inaugural Young Tourism Leaders Program. Brad has had a very rewarding and successful career in the hospitality and tourism industry, starting his first business, Xtreme, as a sole trader in the year 2000. In 2010 he founded his second business, NewBook, which has quickly grown to become a leading cloud property management and reservations system. Brad’s entrepreneurial spirit has led to an array of Queensland business and...
Tuesday, 1 March 2016
  Xtreme is proud to announce that construction of the Gold Coast's only environmentally friendly data centre is underway. Located at our new office in Southport, the 700m2 data centre will be a state of the art, Tier 3 installation which will help propel the company toward becoming one of the largest server and rack space providers on the Gold Coast. To achieve this feat, our new data centre will boast: 24 Data Racks capable of housing up to 1,056 physical servers. A+B Power feeds to all...
Wednesday, 4 November 2015
Brad Illich, CEO of Xtreme IT and NewBook proudly took out the Digital Category at the 2015 Young Entrepreneur Awards on Friday night. The Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards 2015 was held at Jupiters Hotel & recognised Gold Coast City’s top young business leaders born in 1975 or later. A judging panel announced the winners of the various categories ranging from retail, services, tourism, hospitality, property & construction, manufacturing, technology and more. The award is fantastic...
Friday, 30 October 2015
  Discovery The discovery phase encompasses the initial conversations we have about what your business goals are, how you would like to portray your business online and also run through any integrations you may need on your site. These steps ensure we can provide you with an accurate quote so all parties have full end to end transparency on what tasks will be completed following timeframes set by both parties.   Research We conduct research into your business and your current online...
Monday, 17 August 2015
I think everyone in Australia right now can agree that “Cloud” is more than just a buzzword. You’ve heard it time and time again. Your sons and daughters say it when they are talking about movies, games and music and look at you funny when you ask what cloud is. Don’t worry. We are here to help! You’ve heard about the cloud, but what exactly is it? In the simplest terms, cloud computing simply means storing and accessing data and programs over the internet instead of on your local network/hard...

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