My real name is Rob Koper and I live in the province of Limburg, in the south of the Netherlands, or Holland as some people still call it, although technically the provinces North and South Holland are just a small portion of the country. If you want to know why calling my country Holland is not correct, take a look here: the difference between Holland and the Netherlands
I’m working as a SAN and Storage Consultant for Open Line Consultancy in the Netherlands since 2004.
I’m currently certified for VNX, DMX, VMAX, Connectrix (Cisco / Brocade) and I’m a USPEED.
For over 11 years I’m trying to get started on the Cisco infrastructure stuff (CCNA and more) and some VMware certifications, but I seem to be too busy in the EMC Storage and SAN world for now.
Way back in the dark ages (the 90s), I was a Novell Netware fan and SCO Unix Openserver admin and I even assembled my share of personal computers and “servers” before that, but I slowly storage VMotioned myself to the world of Storage and SAN, which I still enjoy a lot.
And what’s with this 50 mu? Well, mu is the Greek letter u (with that extra brush of the pen to start the u) and it’s pronounced as “mu”. Mu stands for the English word “micron” and I’m sure many of you now (finally) know what 50mu stands for. It’s the width of the core of a fiber optic patch cable as commonly used in SANs. My current Twitter avatar reflects the Greek letter quite good.
I’m one of the 10 EMC Elect founders (November 2012) who judged the nominees of the Elect 2013, I was therefore part of the actual first batch of 10 EMC Elect members who elected the first 75 EMC Elect 2013. I’m also a member of the EMC Elect 2014 and for 2015 I was once again part of the judging team and Elect 2015 member. And this year I’m once again part of the EMC Elect and ”m honored to be part of this great group of people!
I’m a member of the EMC eServices Customer Council since January 2012.
My posts, tweets, opinions and comments are my own and are not reviewed or approved by anyone else but me.