There Can Only Be One?
Uncategorized / May 2, 2013

I have recently started studying EMC to improve my knowledge in the storage arena. The choice of EMC was simply because the company I work for, though they CAN sell other storage vendors, has chosen EMC as their vendor of choice. Whether you agree with that or not, the fact is that it gains me access to more EMC training materials than other. This is all beside the point though. Upon learning that I have started studying storage stuff, I have had a number of people, some that are engineers and some that aren't, ask me if that meant that I was getting out of collaboration. Whoa, that was the first thing that you jumped to when I said I was studying a new technology? When I first heard the question, I thought that it was akin to asking someone if they were quitting the technology field altogether because they were studying a car repair manual to learn how to replace the fuel pump in their 1966 Galaxie. I can see where some people are coming from with this kind of thinking: I have spent so much time and effort getting to where I am in the collaboration space, why…