The MDB Team

MDB Web and Data Solutions Limited is a growing IT company based in Essex, United Kingdom.

The company was initially formed around the core web / database / programming skills of Matt Bridger, MSc and the graphic design and HTML skills of his brother Steve Bridger, BSc.

Lynda Bridger BSc provides support for financial software.

Matt Bridger

Matt Bridger

MDB was founded by Matt in 2005 to provide IT support to small businesses. Matt is a fan of Open Source technology and was recruited by the Linux Foundation to participate in a committee to define required knowledge and skills for Linux professionals.

Key technical skills: -

  • Linux OS (Debian / Ubuntu)
  • Apache web servers
  • Samba file servers
  • PHP & MySQL
  • Database development and design
  • Wordpress and Drupal
Lynda Bridger

Lynda Bridger

Lynda joined MDB in 2011. Lynda specialises in finance software.

Key technical skills: -

  • Eque 2
  • Sage
  • Quickbooks


Technical Skills

Web / Internet

  • HTML, CSS;
  • Javascript / JQuery;
  • PHP / Python;
  • WordPress & Drupal
  • XML.


  • Relational databases - MySQL / MariaDB;
  • Access.

Desktop OS and Servers

  • Linux (Debian, Ubuntu);
  • Samba file sharing; Open VPN server;
  • Email servers - Postfix / Dovecot;
  • Web server - Apache.
  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8;
  • Windows Small Business server;


  • Desktop and server builds;
  • Routers;
  • Access Points;
  • Draytek re-sellers.

Office Software

  • Sage;
  • Libre office;
  • Microsoft Office;
  • Photoshop;
  • GNU Image Manipulation Program.