Brian Murphy
Senior Information Technology Consultant
  • Dallas,
  • Texas,
  • United States
Member Since: 2015/04/19
Industry: Consulting
Top Skills:
Tech Certifications:
View All

Holistic technology infrastructure strategy, design, engineering and implementation that is highly scalable, secure, optimized, automated

More bio
Professional Background
Senior Information Technology Consultant
Centre Technologies
April 2012 – Present
Dallas, TX
https://www.linkedin.com/in/vcissgroup

We help organizations of all sizes create value through the use of innovative technology solutions that make a difference in the communities in which we work and live.

Holistic infrastructure strategy and design and implementation that is highly scalable, secure, optimized and easy to manage and efficient.

Delivery focused, with a sharpened ability to predict customer need and apply the proper technology to meet the requirement.

•      Design, implement, migrate Active Directory NT 4 to 2000, 2003 to 2008, 2008R2, 2012 R2, 2016
•      Design, implement, migrate Microsoft Exchange on-prem, hybrid and to Exchange Online
•      Design, implement, migrate Office 365; Azure Premium, MFA, ADFS, Skype for Business, Intune
•      Design, implement, migrate Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, AppDNA, and Provisioning Services
•      Design, implement, migrate VMWare ESXi, and Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer
•      Design, plan, migrate Citrix Netscaler, FIPS Netscaler, HDX Insight, Citrix Command Center/MAS
•      Design, plan, migrate server infrastructure to virtual and address virtualization sprawl
•      Skilled in vendor assessment, comparison, and contract negotiation
•      Infrastructure security assessments, server hardening, and firewall vendor assessment
Senior Enterprise Architect
Dell Corporation
December 2010 – April 2012
Plano, TX
Leveraged a combination of complex technologies to design a complete end-to-end solution utilizing; XenApp for application delivery, XenDesktop for the virtual desktop, Provisioning Services for virtual desktop delivery, Citrix Edgesight for troubleshooting and trending analysis, leveraged monitoring for core infrastructure and reporting, XenDesktop Director for Help Desk (real time data for VDI and shadowing support), custom server hardware design utilizing custom Dell hardware, advanced storage solution specific to virtual desktop design, multiple hypervisor support (XenServer or VMWare or Hyper-V), Citrix Web Interface (access), Citrix Netscaler (Load balancer + Citrix Access Gateway), Citrix Branch Repeater (WAN acceleration for ICA), custom user profile strategy, custom user data strategy, and custom Group Policy strategy.
Senior Enterprise Architect
GMAC/Ally Financial
February 2003 – December 2010
Flower Mound, Texas
Built and managed geographically dispersed, cross-disciplined, and highly motivated and customer driven (end-user) team. Partnered with other critical teams to support an environment of 8,000+ servers and 20,000+ geographically dispersed customers, vendors, and consultants. Streamlined processes, created a top-notch “team brand” with precise vision and goals – helped drive down IT costs to the tune of 1 billion dollars. Built a geographically dispersed, cross-disciplined, and highly motivated and customer driven team Remained focused on servicing the customer, and our service levels have remained undiminished. Designed, built and managed Citrix, VMware, SQL, and Monitoring infrastructure and supporting team. Managed IT services for 12,000 Citrix users worldwide including India, Singapore, Jamaica, Philippines, Mexico, Canada, and multiple states within the US. Provide production support to all the critical SOX application databases running on Oracle & SQL.
Director of IT, HIPAA Officer
Carter Bloodcare
November 1998 – February 2003
Bedford, Texas
Member of HIPAA Steering Committee and Risk Analysis Team.
Member of CBC Focus Committee.
Elected to serve as “HIPAA Officer” – Information Security.
More
Full Biography

Accomplished, endorsed, and published technology polymath with over twenty years of infrastructure technology digital transformation in large geographically dispersed organizations. Expertise in design and implementation of complex IT solutions

Established track record of delivering reputable and consistent delivery of challenging, digital transformation projects. Established track record of; design, implementation, integration, transformation, cost reduction, improved service availability, reduced scope creep, risk mitigation, increased productivity, and end-user satisfaction from Infrastructure to Cloud.

Former SOX Officer, HIPAA Officer, ITIL Certified, Top Secret DoD Security Clearance, Member - LinkedIn Most Recommended People - Gold.

Core Competencies:
•      Active Directory NT 4 to 2000, 2003 to 2008, 2008R2, 2012 R2, 2016
•      Microsoft Exchange on-prem, hybrid and to Exchange Online
•      Office 365; Azure Premium, MFA, ADFS, Skype for Business, Intune
•      Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, AppDNA, and Provisioning Services
•      VMWare ESXi, and Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer
•      Citrix Netscaler, FIPS Netscaler, HDX Insight, Citrix Command Center/MAS

Core Strengths:
•      Holistic technology infrastructure strategy, design, engineering and implementation that is highly scalable, secure, optimized, automated where possible, and easy to manage
•      Budgeting relative to capital expenditure and operational expenses, establishing a strategic project plan, resource requirements and then driving crucial business projects to completion within budget and deadline
•      Identifying project gaps, show stoppers that translate to time and cost saves

More
Education
Southern Methodist University
Information Technology
Specific to Networking Technology and Security
1990 – 1995
More
Languages
No Languages shown
Activity
Points this month25,852
Total points488,775
Questions: 2
Solutions: 205
Articles: 19
Videos:
Courses:
Posts: 1
Group Discussions: 3
Live: 4

Level Progress

Current: Level 15
Brian needs 23,225 points to level up.
LVL 16
  • Overall
    15
  • Citrix
    11
  • Virtualization
    8
  • NetScaler
    6
  • Active Directory
    5
  • Office 365
    5
  • Windows Server 2012
    4
  • Windows OS
    4
  • Exchange
    4
  • SSL / HTTPS
    4
  • Networking
    4
  • Windows Server 2008
    3
  • Windows 7
    3
  • Outlook
    3
  • Web Browsers
    3
  • Security
    3
  • Microsoft Office
    3
  • Encryption
    3
  • Microsoft Server OS
    3
  • VMware
    3
  • Microsoft Legacy OS
    3
  • Microsoft SQL Server
    2
  • Remote Access
    2
  • Networking Hardware-Other
    2
  • Operating Systems
    2
  • Azure
    2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
    2
  • Powershell
    2
  • Hyper-V
    2
  • Email Servers
    1
  • Microsoft IIS Web Server
    1
  • Printers and Scanners
    1
  • Windows 10
    1
  • Microsoft Server Apps
    1
  • Web Servers
    1
  • DNS
    1
  • Desktops
    1
  • Microsoft Applications
    1
  • Windows Server 2003
    1
  • Microsoft SharePoint
    1
  • Network Architecture
    1
  • Internet Explorer (IE)
    1
  • Installation
    1
  • Chat / IM
    1
  • Windows Networking
    1
  • IT Administration
    1
  • Databases
    1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005
    1
  • Query Syntax
    1
  • SQL
    1
  • WSUS
    1
  • Cloud Computing
    1
  • Cloud Services
    1
  • Network Operations
    1
  • Web Development
    1
  • Windows 8
    1
  • Windows XP
    1
  • Google Apps
    1
  • Storage
    1
  • Java
    1
  • Microsoft Word
    1
  • Vulnerabilities
    1
  • Hardware Firewalls
    1
  • VB Script
    1
  • Network Security
    1
  • Version Control
    1
  • Storage Software
    1
  • Dell
    1
  • Chrome
    1
  • Fonts Typography
    1
  • VPN
    1
  • Network Analysis
    1
  • HIPAA
    1
  • Programming
    1
  • Storage Hardware
    1
  • Android
    1
  • Cell Phones
    1
  • Conferencing Software
    1
  • Internet Protocols
    1
  • Microsoft Visio
    1
  • PHP
    1
  • Server Software
    1
  • Switches / Hubs
    1
  • Voice Over IP
    1

Profile Validation

LinkedIn Profile

Profile Validation

Email Verified
Expert Level Achieved
PayPal Connected