James O'Regan

James is a Senior Solutions Architect with over 13 years Citrix experience focusing on the architecting and implementation of EUC (End User Computing ) projects. In 2017 James was awarded the status of Citrix Technology Advocate which rewards those in the community that have demonstrated the technical knowledge, community passion, and thought leadership that Citrix would like to recognise.
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Citrix Cloud - What is it and why does it matter?

Posted by James O'Regan
on 13-Apr-2018 11:25:07

In my previous blog I spoke about migrating from XenApp 6.5 to XenApp 7.15 LTSR. But moving to 7.15 LTSR is not simply an upgrade, it’s a full migration because you are moving from an IMA (Independent Management Architecture) Architecture to a FMA (Flexible Management Architecture) Architecture so now it is the perfect time to examine your cloud strategy and look at what Citrix Cloud has to offer.

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Citrix XenApp 6.5 end of life approaching - Here's why to upgrade to XenApp 7.15

Posted by James O'Regan
on 06-Dec-2017 20:23:37

As you may be aware XenApp 6.5 is coming to the end of its life on June 30, 2018 and if you have yet to upgrade no need to panic but now is the time to start planning your migration.

I know a lot of customers have hesitated in upgrading because of a lack of feature parity in XenApp 7.x but with the release of 7.15 I believe we have now reached that stage.

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The threat of Shadow IT and how to avoid it

Posted by James O'Regan
on 02-Nov-2017 14:49:34

Many people will have come across the term Shadow IT but maybe not understood it and the threat it represents.

But the example from the news yesterday perfectly highlights this where Doctors are using WhatsApp to talk about patients and sharing patient data.

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