Brian Murphy
IT Architect
  • Dallas,
  • Texas,
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Member Since: 2015/04/19
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Technology Infrastructure Architect, with an unusually unique combination of skills honed over more than 20 years.

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Professional Background
Senior Information Technology Consultant
Vision Concepts Infrastructure Services Solution
April 2012 – Present
•      Design, plan, and implement strategies to consolidate, standardize, decommission, automate
•      Experienced with vendor analysis, comparison, cost analysis, proposing to C-level executives, obtaining buy-in
•      Research new technology, vendors, vendor competition, negotiate costs, demo’s, to final recommendation
•      Analyze and raise awareness for security vulnerabilities, data loss, HA, and disaster recover – IT Infrastructure  
•      Design, plan, migrate Active Directory NT 4 to 2000, 2003 to 2008, 2008R2, 2012 R2, 2016
•      Design, plan, migration of Exchange Migrations from Exchange 5.5, to 2000, to 2010, 2010SP3, 2013, Online
•      Design, plan, migrate Office 365 Cloud, Azure Premium, Skype for Business, and Intune
•      Design, plan, migrate Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, and Citrix Netscaler Solutions, VMWare ESX
•      Citrix Winframe, Citrix Metaframe, Citrix Presentation Server, Citrix XenServer, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop  
•      Design, plan, migrate to solutions that increase technology corporate IT security posture (holistic)
•      Design, plan, migrate server infrastructure to virtual and virtualization sprawl to shared service model
•      Skilled in vendor assessment, comparison, and contract negotiation, management, and maximizing value-add
•      15 years large Enterprise; EDS, Dell, Perot Systems, GMAC Financial, Ally Financial
•      Accomplished team leader, hiring manager, team manager, IT architect, and leader
•      6 years Information Technology Consulting since April of 2012
•      Former HIPAA Officer, SOX compliance - Active Department of Defense – Top Secret Clearance
•      Last resort escalation regardless of internal or third-party vendor – follow the packet problem resolution/remediation
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Education
Southern Methodist University
Information Technology
Specific to Networking Technology and Security
1990 – 1995
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Full Biography

21 years IT. Director of IT.  1 of 2 HIPAA Officers.  SOX Compliance.  Lead Architect, GMAC.  15 years enterprise experience at EDS, GMAC, Perot Systems then Dell.  Founded VCISSGROUP April 2012 to present.  Committee approved publications, unlike LinkedIn, https://rdsrc.us/MJP44s.

19 publications, approved by a committee.  The rest declined.  Each publication, vetted for plagiarism, relevance, accuracy, by a committee of peers.  Expert ranking in several technologies - by volunteer.

Learning, teaching, giving back.  10 years learning to be the best, now 11 years proving it.  By volunteer, or by challenge.  The next challenge, greater than the last.  

Active – Department of Defense, Top Secret Clearance

Walked in to the most competitive, unpredictable, challenging, and largest environments in the world and walked out accomplished.  Honor, integrity, honesty - intact.  Perception of IT, changed forever to the positive.  

The definition of technology. Bar raised.  Perception changed.  First impression, ingrained.  

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