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Our Mission: Secure S.A.

At Blackbird IT, we’re taking it upon ourselves to educate South Australian businesses on the pitfalls and common misconceptions around cyber security. Together with the South Australian [...]

Meet the Team: Andrew Ridley

Andrew Ridley, Professional Services Team Leader Andrew joined the team in 2011 as a systems engineer with a hunger to feed his craft and increase his exposure in the industry. Over the years he [...]

Tools We Use: Mentimeter

Making your events, presentations, lectures and workshops innovative and memorable! Here at Blackbird IT we are all about engaging with and energising people, and not just our customers either! [...]

We’re Hiring!

Are you a scheduling guru with a strong background in IT or know someone who is? We’re on the hunt for a Service Coordinator to join our growing team. Apply now and become an integral part [...]

Internal Role Changes

Exciting times here at Blackbird HQ with a number of promotions and role changes happening this month! Congratulations to Brendan Rose who now wears the hat of General Manager, Andrew Ridley who [...]

Apple Teacher Event

The team have been busy running and attending a number of great events throughout August! Yesterday, together with Adrian Francis of Using Technology Better, we were pleased to host over 30 [...]

Getting Started with Apple Teacher

Presented by Blackbird IT & Using Technology Better Target Audience: Teachers and those looking for Professional Development opportunities. Apple Learning Specialist, Adrian Francis, will [...]

Deploying iPad in Education

Presented by Apple Target Audience: Those involved in deployment in schools. Using Apple products in the classroom creates unique opportunities for personal learning at every level. Lessons [...]

Customer Spotlight: Allingtons Outpost

Having been in operation for 39 years now, Allingtons have grown from a chaff-cutting operation in the late 70’s to one of the largest country clothing retail outlets in Australia with a [...]

Tools We Use: Brightgauge

Business Intelligence for IT Service Providers! Data is king! Unless of course you can’t see it… Luckily for us Brightguage brings all of our valuable data into one intuitive [...]

Meet the Team: Brendan Rose

Brendan Rose, General Manager Joining the team in 2011, Brendan is no stranger to most of our customers! When Brendan joined the team he brought with him 7 years of practical experience working [...]

A New Baby Blackbird!

Congratulations to Luke and Ruth Jaksa who welcomed their latest addition to the Jaksa clan this month, baby Noah.  Big brother Samuel is over the moon at having a new baby brother and the [...]

Education Price List – Winter 2017

The latest Blackbird IT Education Price List is now available for download! We are proud to partner with Apple and HP to provide you with the best equipment, advice and support to suit your [...]

Tools We Use: Sophos

Protect your Home PC from ‘Petya’  With the recent focus on the ‘Petya’ Ransomware, we recommend  home PC users try Sophos Home Premium Beta to best stay protected. Right [...]

Custom Spotlight: Adelaide Belt & Hose

Adelaide Belt & Hose (ABH) was founded over 25 years ago and has been providing high quality products and services to a multitude of industries ever since!  We’ve been in partnership [...]

Tools We Use: Sophos Home

Protect Your Home Computers with Sophos Home! It’s no secret that we, and many of our customers, are huge fans of Sophos when it comes to cyber security in business. Did you know Sophos [...]

Meet the Team: Kate Stefanoff

Kate Stefanoff, Financial Controller Kate was number 3 on board at Blackbird IT. Armed with 10 years of experience working in public practice and 7 years working in finance in the advertising [...]

A Baby Blackbird Announcement

Congratulations to Cameron Senter and wife Helen who welcomed their beautiful baby boy Magnus into the world in the early hours of April 26, 2017. Here’s a picture of the little cherub that [...]