Welcome to Ryan Mangan’s IT Blog

Hi Everyone, My name is Ryan Mangan and I have worked in the Technology industry for over 15+ years and have had a passion for technology from a very early age. I have been fortunate to have had a diverse career, including the government and working with many great companies and customers to solve technology challenges. I am currently the CTO for appCURE, Working to solve the application challenges preventing/slowing customers’ ability to move to modern in-support operating systems and a few other business interests. I am a Microsoft MVP, vExpert and Parallels RAS VIPP.

I specialise in Cloud, Data Centre Technologies & End User Computing.

Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS)
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Engineering Technician (EngTech) from the Engineering Council
Registered IT Technician (RITTECH) from the British Computer Society.
Member of the Institute of the Royal Engineers (MinstRE)

Personal Awards & Recognitions:

  • Fellow of the British Computer Society (Chartered Institue of IT)
  • Microsoft Most Valuable Professional 2021
  • VMware vExpert 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022
  • VMware vExpert EUC 2021/2022
  • VMware vExpert Desktop Hypervisor 2021/2022
  • Very Important Parallels professional program (VIPP) 19, 20, 21 & 22
  • LoginVSI Technology Advocate 19, 20
  • Parallels RAS EMEA Technical Champion 2018
  • Technical Person of the Year 2017 Kemp Technologies,

Books & publications:

  1. Author of the book Mastering Azure Virtual Desktop
  2. Author of the Microsoft quickstart guide to Azure Virtual Desktop eBook
  3. Author of the Book “A Introduction to MSIX App attach”
  4. Author of the ebook “Migration Guide: VMware Horizon Cloud and Azure Virtual Desktop”
  5. Author of the ebook “Azure Virtual Desktop Handbook: Application Management”
  6. Author of the ebook “Azure Virtual Desktop Handbook: Disaster Recovery”
  7. Author of the ebook “Migration Guide: Citrix Cloud with Azure Virtual Desktop”

See the link for more information on books and publications: https://ryanmangansitblog.com/books-and-publications/

Public Speaking:

Over the years I have presented on a wide range of topics including my favourite subject area of End-user computing.

Blog Awards:

This blog was awarded the top 50 IT blogs in 2020 and the Top 50 Azure blogs in 2020. See the Link to feedspot for more info.

Links to Other Resources:

3 thoughts on “About

  1. I’ve seen your book “Migration Guide: Citrix Cloud with Azure Virtual Desktop”, it’s interesting. Can you recommend a similar guide for migrating from on-premise Citrix XenApp to Azure Virtual Desktop without using Citrix cloud?

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