IT Background

Extensive testing and stressing of multiple services combined to provide efficient and straightforward solutions.

Configuration and installation of various technologies spacing from hardware, networking, telephony, CCTV, NAS to audio equipment. Interested in IT security at all times.

Professional use and support of a multitude of Linux, Windows and OS X Operating Systems, AD, email and office software, CAD, CMS, CRM and others of any use which would be annoying to list here all.

Hosting & Backup

Day to day servers deployment and managing. Some of current virtual and bare metal cloud and traditional hosting providers: @[email protected], AWS @[email protected], Azure, Cloudways @[email protected], DigitalOcean @[email protected], Fasthosts @[email protected], GoDaddy, Linode @[email protected], Hetzner, Nexcess, Noamweb, OpenShift, Rackspace @[email protected], Scaleway @[email protected], Vultr @[email protected] and WPEngine @[email protected]

Adopting Backup and Storage solutions embracing bash scripts, CodeGuard @[email protected], Cron, @[email protected] Dropbox @[email protected], mysqldump, rsync, TrustedSpace (Agitos) @[email protected], UpdraftPlus @[email protected] and other strategies.

Past experiencing or currently reviewing and considering: AFreeCloud :), Backblaze (backup/storage), Bluehost, Cloudron @[email protected], CloudSigma @[email protected], Core Backbone @[email protected], DediServe, Dreamhost, EDIS, ElasticHosts, EuroVPS, Exoscale, Firehost, Flywheel, GoGrid, Google Cloud, HostGator, hubiC (backup/storage), Hyve, InMotion, iwStack (Prometheus), LeaseWeb @[email protected], Media Temple @[email protected], OVH, Pagely,, PythonAnywhere, Pressable, RamNode, Rclone (backup), SingleHop, Site5, SiteGround, Syncthing, Tarsnap (backup), The Forever Cloud @[email protected], UKHost4u @[email protected], UpCloud @[email protected],, WebFaction @[email protected], WebSynthesis and others.


As the internet is ever-changing, I'm exploring innovations and disruptive technologies that will shape the Internet of tomorrow.

Practical knowledge and professional exposure to Apache, Bash, Chef, Cloudinary @[email protected], CodeIgniter, cPanel/WHM, CSS, Datadog @[email protected], DNS, Docker, Drupal, Dynatrace @[email protected], Ecwid, Elasticsearch, Ghost, Git, GitLab, GitHub, GoAccess, G Suite, HetrixTools @[email protected], Icinga, InterWorx, JavaScript, Joomla, Keymetrix, Kibana, KVM, Landscape, Let's Encrypt @[email protected], Logstash, Magento @[email protected], mailcow, Mailgun @[email protected], Mandrill, Monitis, MySQL, Nagios, netdata @[email protected], Nginx, NIXStats @[email protected], NodeQuery @[email protected], NodePing, Microsoft Office 365, osCommerce, PandoraFMS, Papertrail @[email protected], Percona, PHP, phpBB, phpMyAdmin, Pingdom, Plesk, Python, PrestaShop, Proxmox VE @[email protected], Puppet, Ruby on Rails, Sass, SendGrid @[email protected], ServerPilot @[email protected], SFTP, Simple Machines, Sparkpost, SSH, StatusCake @[email protected], Tomcat, Vagrant, Webmin/Cloudmin @[email protected], WordPress, Xen, Zabbix, Zimbra and others.

Interested in learning and discover more about Angular, Ansible, Apache CloudStack, Caddy (webserver), CloudLinux (OS), (Managed AWS), ClustrixDB, concrete5 (CMS), CoreOS (OS), DeployBot, DC/OS, Django, EasyEngine, Fabric, Heroku (dev), HPE Helion Eucalyptus, iRedMail, jQuery, KuberDock, Kubernetes (dev), Laravel, Luameter (Nginx metrics), MAAS, Nagios Reactor (automation), OpenNebula, OpenStack Autopilot, ProcessWire (CMS), RancherOS, RhodeCode Appenlight, SaltStack, Server Density (monitoring), Severalnines (DB/clustering), SilverStripe (CMS framework), Stackify (monitoring), Symfony, Terraform, TYPO3, YunoHost (OS) and other solutions.

Networking & Security

Dealing with a multitude of network equipment and configurations such as routers, firewalls, managed switches, VoIP phones, Access Points, Powerlines, Wi-FI, NVR, NAS, etc. of different brands including Cisco, Ubiquiti @[email protected], Netgear, DrayTek, TP-Link, Linksys, Asus, D-Link and so on.

Actively adopting security solutions and prevention measures such as Akismet, Antispam Bee, Bitdefender, @[email protected], BulletProof Security, CloudFlare, Fail2Ban, Gmail @[email protected], Kaspersky, Microsoft, ModSecurity, Nessus, pfSense, reCAPTCHA, SSL (Let's Encrypt @[email protected]), Sucuri, UFW, Wordfence @[email protected], WPScan (Sucuri) and others.

Tested or considering other alternatives including Acunetix @[email protected], Akamai, AppCheck-NG, Checkmarx, Cloudbric @[email protected], CloudLayar, Detectify, Incapsula (and other Imperva services), NAXSI, NinjaFirewall, Palo Alto @[email protected], RIPS, SecApps and SiteLock.


19-year background in the IT industry, ensuring the stable operation of the organisation's network, telephony, CCTV, server, storage and cloud infrastructure.

Love to be involved in the company's technical strategy and architecture, ensuring optimum technical solutions are maintained and implemented, particularly concerning requirements best fit, reliability, resilience and security.

Looking for someone not afraid to address issues? Here am I!

@[email protected] +44 (0) 7821 885680 | @[email protected] [email protected]
@[email protected] Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK