SCP Australia


A well-established IBM Platinum Business Partner, with over 40 years of deep IBM Z mainframe experience and now responsible for IBM’s LinuxOne initiative to establish Linux on z for first time customers of IBM z15.

 Technology is all about solving business challenges and helping our customers to chart their direction towards an exciting digital future. Organisations in Australia, New Zealand and beyond turn to Computer Merchants to help them transform IT into a business enabler.


SCP has a long standing relationship with IBM and is an IBM A/NZ Registered Business Partner.   SCP is highly skilled and experienced in IBM Z mainframe technology.

SCP Managing Director,  Paul Matthews, is  extremely proud and honoured to have been appointed an IBM Champion for 2020 for the second  year running.    From IBM Champions program:  “Congratulations! We would like to thank you for your continued leadership and contributions to the IBM technology community. This recognition is awarded based on your contributions for 2019."


SCP is proud to be a foundation partner of Column72 and the Mainframe Trainee Program. Graduates of the program receive a Bachelor of Information Technology in Mainframe plus full-time employment in an IBM Z mainframe environment.


Column 72, in partnership with Central Queensland University    awards the degree, which is completed over three years with a combination of residential summer schools on campus at CQUniversity  and then providing online learning during the year.


Frank Driscoll, President of FBD Associates, an IBM Rational Business Partner, has recently visited Australia to meet with potential clients and IBM with SCP, has confirmed the appointment of SCP in Australia/New Zealand and Asia/Pacific.

FBDA has been involved in understanding and migrating legacy Natural/ ADABAS applications since 1990. Their tools are designed to help clients quickly and costs effectively realize their migration goals. They are currently working with a number of clients worldwide.

SCP is very excited about becoming the focus in the region for potential migrations, which fit with SCP’s business objectives of “providing its valued customers with complete integrated business and enterprise solutions utilizing the best technology.”


SCP is very pleased to announce a renewal of DataKinetics AutoSoftCapping (ASC) licence here in Sydney.  ASC is a z/OS systems management solution for IBM Z mainframes that optimize system performance. ASC has allowed our customer to more efficiently control their workload license charges by dynamically modifying the LPARs defined capacity limits taking into account the behavior and needs of all their LPAR’s.

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