000-780 - IBM PureFlex System Sales V1
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A customer has a small business and is looking for an integrated system solution including networking. The customer is anticipating rapid expansion of their business volumes within a year and needs rapid, easy provisioning. The customer has Windows, Linux, and IBM i applications. Which of the following addresses this situation at lowest cost?
Which of the following licenses will allow third party storage to be connected to the Storwize V7000?
A PureFlex sales professional needs to select the best PureFlex Fibre Channel switch and mezzanine card options for connecting a new PureFlex solution to an existing SAN and storage system. Which of the following are the best two resources for this need?
Techline or Distributor
A Cloud Service Provider is interested in purchasing an IBM solution as the basis to offer Platform- as-a- Service (PaaS) choices on its service catalog. Which of the following recommendations best fit this requirement?
A customer decided to move their payroll and CRM to an external cloud hosted environment. Which of the following describes this environment?
Business Process as a service
A PureFlex sales professional is discussing the benefits of an PureFlex solution with the CIO and IT Director of a prospective client . Which of the following benefits will be most attractive in the initial meeting?
Ease of management and monitoring
Which of the following options describes three infrastructure components of the PureFlex Express?
Servers, storage and networking
A certified PureFlex business partner sales specialist is dealing with a prospective customer for a PureFlex where both x86 and Power nodes are required. Another business partner has provided this prospect a Flex BTO configuration. The prospect will not share the Flex BTO configuration information with the certified business partner. Which of the following should the certified Specialist emphasize with this prospect?
The Flex BTO configuration cannot contain or be upgraded to include the Power node.
The PureFlex converged networks switches can directly support which of the following storage protocols?
iSCSI, NFS, and FCoE
What host protocols can be connected to the Storwize V7000?
iSCSI ,FCP and FCoE
A customer is considering a PureSystem solution and alternatives from Hitachi, Cisco, and others. Which of the following is a benefit of using FlexSystem Manager?
Integration of storage and server management
Which of the following tools is used to build the configuration for list pricing?
A banking customer is considering implementing PureFlex as part of their long term data center initiative. Which of the following is a benefit of PureFlex?
Provides rapid workload deployment
When is PureFlex the best solution to lead with for a customer to consolidate servers to reduce complexity, sprawl, and lower total cost of ownership?
Customer wants to benefit from reduction in complexity, significant operating cost reduction. Customer has a multivendor server and storage environment or to compete against an integrated system like UCS, vBlock or Application System to take out existing IBM infrastructure.
Which of the following IT infrastructure offerings includes integrated server, storage, and network hardware and systems management software in a single vendor design?
A customer is looking to deploy an additional SAP server on x86. The customer has several x3850 class servers and a BladeCenter H with available slots. This will require a single additional physical server with forty cores. Which of the following is the most cost effective solution for this customer?
Add an additional x3850 X5
A PureFlex sales porfessional needs to know more about Cisco UCS. Which is the best resource to use?
Which of the following PureFlex attributes leverages the expertise and best practices from the industry to intelligently tune and manage environments and leverages cloud while ensuring mission critical reliability?
Which of the following factors are considered part of the total cost of ownership for IT systems?
IT staff labor costs, hardware acquisition costs, data center power and cooling costs
A local retail customer is planing to expand their business and is interested in an IBM integrated solution with pre-configured and pre-integrated hardware and software. The customer has a small IT staff and limited knowledge of how to deploy applications on the web, they have turned to IBM to help them with this situation. Which of the following could provide benefits of choosing this solution?
IBM SmartCloud Entry
Which of the following PureFlex capabilities would likely provide the most benefit for a customer having problems due to storage system performance?
Which of the following is a key enabling function of the Storwize V7000 and PureFlex Storage Node to support migration of data from existing storage systems to the PureFlex environment?
A customer is looking to consolidate multi- vendor servers and storage platforms. Which of the following is a key differentiator of the PureFlex Foundation?
PureFlex captures expertise in the management approach with a single management interface for compute, storage, and networking
Which of the following is a collection of IBM sales resources available to assist Business Partners?
Quick Reference Mobile Apps
A customer has an enterprise solution based on Oracle database and applications that is running on older POWER5 and POWER6 platforms. In order to reduce its licensing costs, a move to consolidate to POWER7 is being evaluated. The solution should also offer virtual image management capabilities and flexibility to host other projects. The customer is not interested in providing cloud services. Which of the following PureFlex offerings would suit these requirement?
PureFlex System Express
The client requests a Total Cost of Ownership analysis for a proposed PureFlex solution. Which of the following time frames would best represent a typical Alinean TCO analysis?
A customer is looking to deploy applications quickly and more consistently for their user community. Faster time-to-value of the applications takes out the manual steps and automating delivery. Which attribute of the PureFlex address this requirement?
A midsized customer is looking to simplify their x86 and UNIX environment and move in to a private cloud. They currently have two POWER7 720's running various business applications and four x3550 servers hosting exchange and web front ends for the applications on the POWER systems. Which IBM software is selected by default when choosing a PureFlex System Standard to enable cloud services?
Smart Cloud Entry
A customer is comparing a BladeCenter solution with an PureFlex Foundation solution. Which of the following is an advantage of PureFlex Foundation?
PureFlex provides more comprehensive management
A customer wants to predict the approximate energy consumption for a proposed PureFlex configuration. Which of the following tools meets this need?
A customer wants to reduce the time to deploy workloads within their private cloud. Which of the following is a key differentiator of the PureFlex Foundation?
Elasticity, application infrastructure and server virtualization capabilities integrated into a single system
Which of the following IBM support structure should an PureFlex sales professional contact for general technical help in a new PureFlex opportunity?
A customer is preparing to move their data and applications to a cloud environment. They are going to use a provider's servers, storage and network resources, but will continue to manage the environment themselves. This is an example of which of the following?
Infrastructure as a Service
A customer needs an infrastructure for AIX and Windows application servers with supporting storage and networking. The customer is not concerned about high availability. Which of the following is the minimal solution that meets this need?
Which of the following tools is used to find out the performance characteristics of hosts and storage?
A customer wants to know what hardware information will be displayed in their management GUI. Which of the following describes what will be displayed?
Dynamic chassis map
Which of the following is the IBM hardware configurator for PureFlex?
A salesmen has a deep technical QUESTION NO: about PureFlex from a customer, Which is the best resource to use?
What is the name of the feature in the Storwize V7000 that automatically moves data between SSD and spinning drives when they are in a hybrid pool?
A customer wants to position an IBM solution with solutions from other vendors. Which of the following resources meet this need?
Competitive Sales Tool
An existing HP blade customer is dissatisfied and wants to know what IBM can provide. When you arrive you learn they have recently had a briefing from Cisco on their UCS blades. Which of the following will position an IBM solution best against the known competition?
IBM PureFlex delivers an integrated, flexible platform with common management across servers, storage and network resources and also integrates decades of experience through management policies and expert patterns.
A potential PureFlex client would like to know if IBM supports the use of Storwize V7000 storage virtualization function for a specific non IBM installed storage. Which of the following should the sales professional use for the official answer?
A PureFlex sales professional is discussing the benefits of an PureFlex solution with the CIO and IT Director of a prospective client. Which of the following benefits will be most attractive in the initial meeting?
Ease of management and monitoring
The POWER7 processor architecture in Power Compute nodes provides which of the following benefits?
Binary compatibility with the prior generation of POWER processors
A prospect is considering a single chassis PureFlex. Which of the following business pressures could be reduced with the installation of PureFlex?
Deploying applications faster for quicker time to market
A customer is looking to deploy an additional SAP workload on POWER architecture. Today, the customer has a Power 770 with 16 active cores and 16 cores available. The new workload will require an additional twelve cores. The customer has a BladeCenter H with available slots. Which of the following is the least disruptive solution for this customer?
Add capacity to the existing Power 770
Which of the following best describes PureFlex?
A fully integrated and open infrastructure for flexibility with integrated automation and optimization expertise
A Cloud Service Provider is interested in purchasing an IBM solution as the basis to offer Platform- as-a-Service (PaaS) choices on its service catalog. Which of the following recommendations best fit this requirement?
A sales professional needs a presenter for a PureFlex product briefing, Which of the following IBM resources should be used?
A customer's workload footprint requires optimal external storage performance. The customer is focusing on a BTO configuration. Which of the following hardware models offers 16Gbps Fibre Channel adapters as a supported option?
IBM Flex System x240 Compute Node and IBM System x3850 X5