Neil is one of the UK’s prominent virtualisation & server-based computing consultants and advocates having worked with Citrix products since the early days of Winframe and Metaframe. He has been instrumental in the initial deployments of server-based computing technologies into a number of large financial institutions and the continued development and expansion of those into the enterprise environment. Neil was awarded Citrix Technology Professional status in 2013.
Often interviewed by press and analysts, Neil is certified Enterprise Architect whilst specialising on Citrix and Microsoft technologies to give a balanced view of the virtualisation marketplace. He is a recognised SME by Citrix having contributed to the XenApp 6, 6.5 CCA, CCAA and CCEE exams, and XenDesktop 7 & 7.5 Design exam and is a RES Software Valued Professional (RSVP).
Neil recently started sharing his experience of VDI deployment with The Register readers.
Neil is an active member of the Citrix community in the UK, travelling around Europe to both present and attend E2E/PubForum events, iForum/Synergy and is on the steering group of the UK Citrix user group. He also ran the community website for Citrix Synergy www.synergybarcelona.com (now decommissioned) and is currently working on building the Citrix Community Lab, a low cost, cloud-based lab environment for technology professionals to try out the latest Citrix and related products.
Neil lives in Surrey, England with his wife Ina and six-year old daughter Zoë
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