We have been working with Matt for more than 10 years now. He knows our system inside out and is the single point of contact for all our infrastructure needs. He is extremely responsive to our requirements and always happy to help. He is a keen problem solver with an attention to detail. We are really happy with this association.Steven Bullen, Technical Manager, The Mandy Network Ltd
Matt is an excellent SysAdmin and helps us when needed. He knows these systems like the back of his hand. He doesn't waste time and gets the job done. We are very happy with him.Darren Sullivan, Head of Development, Cryptografx Security Solutions, Inc
Working with Matt was a pleasure. The level of organisation and detail was critical to the smooth and continuous running of our Servers. I cannot say enough good things regarding Matt and what he brought to the table. I look forward to more opportunities in the future.Colin Rendell, Operations Director, Hummingbird Bakery Ltd
He has brought stability and reliability to all our different environments. He brings a huge amount of enthusiasm and knowledge.Sam Lawrence, CTO, FSB Technology UK Ltd
Matt has been invaluable in setting up our Amazon Web Services environment. He has a thorough knowledge of application hosting.Richard Vicary, Technical Manager, LiveBook Ltd
Matt provides dependable system administration services for organisations who don't need a full-time sysadmin or who need some additional infrastructure expertise. He generally works with small businesses, startups, and freelance developers, and he also work with larger companies initiating new projects. Matt works on a flexible part-time basis, and he offers ad hoc support for issues which arise outside normal working hours. He offers a flat hourly rate for ongoing work, and he can provide one-off consultancy for a bespoke fee.
Matt works mainly with Linux and other Unix-like systems such as OS X and FreeBSD. He has extensive experience with many technologies in a wide range of industries, which enables him to assess the bigger picture in any existing or planned infrastructure. He can rearchitect as needed, optimising for cost, security, stability and performance, before fine-tuning the details and implementing the best solutions.
Matt mainly works with cloud computing infrastructure and he specialises in Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform, though he is also very experienced with
administration of physical hardware.
He believes strongly in the DevOps philosophy of working closely with developers to utilise as much automation as possible for
reduced costs and increased efficiency.
Areas of expertise
Current and previous clients
Further information and links
See Matt's LinkedIn profile for details about his recommendations, endorsements and previous experience
GitHub repository for Matt's various scripts which have articles describing their usage on his blog
Matt writes extensively in his blog, primarily focusing on computing tips and howtos for sysadmins and users
Matt tweets regularly about technical issues and experiences plus a variety of other random insights and thoughts