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Business - November 2016

24 Oct 2016

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A safer community in the digital world 

Docklands is continuing down the path to becoming the digital centre of Melbourne, with the installation of digital security systems by local company DockCom. 

DockCom was one of the first IT companies to find a home in Docklands. 

Mark Stytsenko, founder and technical director of DockCom, saw the potential in Docklands when no one else believed in the ghost town back in 2008. 

Since then, the start-up grew at the same speed of Docklands, expanding its services from IT system management to security system support. 

The company launched its new branch Secure City earlier this year when there was a surging demand in security protection networks in Docklands buildings. 

“With the increase in the number of buildings and businesses, our company has expanded too,” Mr Stytsenko said. 

DockCom supports the IT systems at apartment buildings such as Watergate and at Yarra’s Edge. 

“Docklands is now a high-density area and the small geographical footprint means we can attend to our clients quickly,” Mr Stytsenko said. 

To Mr Stytsenko’s delight, people get to know DockCom easily in the tightly-knit Docklands business community. 

“In Docklands, everyone knows each other. People recommend our services so we keep growing,” he said. 

For Mr Stytsenko and DockCom’s co-founder and director Gary Sibson, Docklands is the hub for the country’s digital economy. 

“A lot of companies in Docklands take technology very seriously. They are taking on all the latest technology developments,” Mr Stytsenko said. 

The services DockCom provides include designing, installing and supporting CCTV surveillance, swipe access control, security and intercom systems for residential and commercial buildings and retail premises.

DockCom is a 21st century business that meets the demand of businesses in today’s fast paced digital world. 

With the increase in crime, its face-recognition CCTV surveillance network offers an extra layer of security to clients. 

Mr Stytsenko says the company takes pride in providing innovative technology solutions that are fully digital and of the best quality. 

The vision of DockCom is to support local businesses with its IT and security systems to facilitate a safer community. 

“The industry is growing all the time and Docklands is starting to feel home now home to many innovative businesses,” Mr Stytsenko said. 

DockCom Pty Ltd is a licensed security installers and advisors firm. Vic Security Registration: 906-339-10S. 

DockCom can be contacted at level 2, 710 Collins St, Docklands, Ph: 9008 7908 E: (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) W:


Putting your sleep health first

Forty Winks South Wharf is teaming up with a leading bedding manufacturer as part of its mission to improve the lives of locals via a better night’s sleep. 

According to the ABC’s 2016 study Reboot Your Life, 75 per cent of Australians are currently having trouble falling asleep, while only 12 per cent are waking up feeling refreshed. 

Forty Winks South Wharf owner Virginia Williams said the brand had teamed up with a leading bedding manufacturer AH Beard to provide customers with the best advice on how to consistently get a good night’s shut-eye. 

According to AH Beard, the top five tips for helping people waking up feeling wonderful are: 

Make sure you have a comfortable mattress that provides the correct support;

Make sleep a priority – sticking to a schedule helps reinforce your body’s sleep-wake cycle and can help you to fall asleep;

Create the ideal sleep environment – create a room that’s ideal for sleeping to create a suitable environment for you; 

Avoid caffeine before bed time – your body doesn’t store caffeine but it takes many hours to eliminate the stimulant and its effects; and 

Wind down and keep a routine – do the same things each night to tell your body it’s time to wind down. Take a warm bath or shower, read a book or listen to soothing music. 

With many inner-city locals leading busy and high-pressure working lives, Virginia said Forty Winks South Wharf was committed to providing a holistic approach to helping customers to get a good sleep. 

Having operated at South Wharf for seven years, she said the team was well equipped to providing the right advice, service and of course, beds to the local community! 

“All our team are sleep experts. Most of our team have been in the bedding industry for many years,” she said. “All our team has extensive product knowledge to help customers select the right mattress for their needs.”

“Like any industry, there are constantly new developments and new innovative technology so training and education is ongoing. This means our team can offer our customers the very best sleep solution.”

The store will host free sleep education seminars on November 12 and 13 between 2pm and 3pm with leading sleep educator Gillian Wise, who will share her insights and information on how to transform peoples’ sleeping habits.  

Customers can also currently enjoy great deals across the King Koil bedding range, including package deals with adjustable bases, an up-size offer, two free King Koil pocket spring pillows upon purchase, free delivery with every purchase over $1000 and the chance to win a King Koil mattress. 

Forty Winks South Wharf is located on level 1 of the DFO Homemaker Centre. 

To RSVP to the free health seminar call 9682 4425 or email (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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