000-782 - PureFlex Sales V2
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A PureFlex prospect is excited about the PureFlex solution but is concerned about implementation. Which of the following FSM capabilities simplify deploying PureFlex?
Set up wizards, element discovery, configuration patterns
A CIO informs you that he has been tasked with bringing on a new line of business that will be growing quickly. The applications for this new business must be kept separate from the rest of the infrastructure but he wants to exploit the existing shared storage environment investment. Additionally, no new IT staff have been budgeted to handle this new load and it must be quickly implemented. Which PureFlex solution benefits best address this customer needs?
PureFlex is delivered pre-integrated and ready for automated functions including rapid application deployment and platform scaling with an integrated management appliance.
A current HP customer is running Oracle and WebLogic solution which requires eleven four-socket x86 servers. This will be replicated in over one hundred remote geographic locations. Major concerns are growth, TCO, and the ease and speed of deployment. The customer will have to take any final solution to the CEO and the Board of Directors. Which of the following approaches will best position a PureSystem solution?
PureFlex management and speed of deployment
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 meets this requirement?
An existing IBM customer plans to purchase a PureFlex system to create a test environment for their existing AIX and IBM i as well as develop the new Power Linux application. The IBM i Virtual Server, the AIX Virtual Server and the Linux Virtual Server will each need 1 cpu core and 4GB RAM, and 32GB of disk space. They wish to minimize the cost of acquisition. Which of the following options represents the lowest cost for this customer?
1 half wide Power compute node
In a meeting with a prospect customer it was mentioned that they are interested in an integrated system sold by Oracle that includes servers, networking, management, and virtualization. To which Oracle solution is the customer referring?
A PureFlex customer has multiple types of spinning drives and solid state drives (SSD).Which of the following PureFlex features enables efficient utilization and optimized performance?
The POWER7+ processor architecture in Power compute nodes provides which of the following benefits?
Binary compatibility with the prior generation of Power processors
A customer is looking to deploy an additional SAP workload on POWER architecture. Today, the customer has a 32 core Power 770 with 16 active cores. 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?
Activate additional Power 770 capacity
PureFlex converged network switches can directly support which of the following storage protocols?
iSCSI and FCoE
A customer wants to position an IBM solution against solutions from other vendors. Which of the following resources meet this need?
Competitive Sales Tool
When is a SPORE or RPQ request used when designing a PureFlex Express system?
Design criteria dictates interoperability with a device outside of supported combinations
A customer wants to purchase a PureFlex Power solution and has the need to load software onto the nodes via a DVD. What option does the customer have to satisfy this need?
USB DVD device
A customer technical group is discussing PureFlex with the business partner specialist. The technical group has done some reading about PureFlex and believes many hypervisors are supported. Which of the following hypervisors are supported on PureFlex?
KVM, Hyper-V, VMware, and PowerVM
An IBM BladeCenter H customer is considering moving to a single chassis PureFlex. The customer is concerned about highly available chassis management. Which of the following will provide full redundancy for chassis management?
A customer is looking at a Flex System solution that would have two four socket Intel nodes. The customer is tight on rack space and would like the storage within the chassis. Which of the following is the maximum number of Flex System V7000 disk drives that can be installed within the Flex System Enterprise chassis for this configuration?
Which of the following options describes three infrastructure components of the basic PureFlex Express?
Servers, storage and networking
Which of the following host protocols can be used to connect to the PureFlex Storwize V7000?
iSCSI and FCP
A prospect asks their PureFlex sales professional a product feature question and the salesman does not know the answer. Which of the following resources should the sales professional contact?
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 client asks for a hybrid Flex System configuration. Which of the following tools must be used?
Which of the following is a primary candidate for a PureFlex integrated infrastructure solution?
Businesses running Windows, Linux and UNIX workloads
A customer has an enterprise solution based on an Oracle database and applications that are running on POWER5 and POWER6 platforms. The customer is planning a move to consolidate to POWER7 or higher. The solution should also offer virtual image management capabilities. The customer is not interested in deploying cloud services at this time. Which of the following PureFlex offerings would most directly meet these requirements?
PureFlex with Power compute nodes
A PureFlex prospect is ready to order an enterprise foundation from an IBM business partner. The prospect has a long standing positive relationship with storage purchases from a second business partner. The prospect desires to order the PureFlex from the first business partner and included storage from the second business partner. Which of the following must be discussed with this prospect?
Separate orders are possible, but the orders would become a Flex System solution
A technical specialist requires additional post sale implementation support beyond what is contained in a PureFlex Enterprise foundation. Which of the following will provide the additional implementation support?
Purchase a Lab Services contract
A customer wants to predict the approximate energy consumption for a proposed PureFlex configuration. Which of the following tools meets this need?
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 deployment of virtual machines
A customer is considering a PureFlex solution and alternatives from Hitachi, CISCO, and others. Which of the following is a benefit of using Flex System Manager?
End to end management of all chassis components
A customer is looking to have three four socket POWER nodes with multiple partitions. The customer is tight on rack space and would like the storage within the chassis. Which of the following is the maximum number of Flex System V7000 disk drives that can be installed within the chassis for this configuration?
A client is considering a PureFlex solution. Which of the following tools is used to approximate the performance and capacity characteristics of host and storage?
A customer is preparing to move their data and applications to a cloud environment. They are going to use a provider 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 current HP customer has designed an inexpensive solution using HP servers that will be deployed in multiple locations. The customer has determined that there is the need for three x86 servers for their VMware cluster. There is the need for an additional server with locally attached storage to initially deploy the infrastructure environment. One additional server with locally attached storage is needed for ongoing monitoring and management of all the servers. A small, inexpensive storage array is needed for the VMware cluster. Considering TCA and list pricing, which of the following should be recommended to this customer when cost is a major consideration?
BladeCenter S with external SAS array
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?
An additional x3850 X5
A PureFlex business partner sales specialist is dealing with a prospective customer for a Flex System where both x86 and POWER7 compute nodes are required. Which of the following should the sales specialist understand for this prospect if they plan to order via AAS?
Flex System configurations require business partner certification for Power Systems
A PureFlex prospect is concerned about migration of data from their existing storage to the Storwize V7000. Which of the following is a key enabling function of the Storwize V7000 and PureFlex storage node to support migration of data from existing supported external storage systems to the PureFlex environment?
A System x customer is considering a PureFlex solution. The configuration includes two x240 compute nodes, FSM, and one p460 compute node. They ask how many V7000 storage nodes can be added to this chassis. Which of the following is the number of Flex Systems V7000 Storage Nodes that can be added to this single chassis?
A PureFlex prospect is interested in the maximum capacity of the Storwize V7000. How many 2.5" HDDs/SSDs can fit in each V7000 drawer and how many drawers can the V7000 expand to without clustering?
24 HDDs/SSDs and 10 drawers
Which of the following best describes PureFlex?
An integrated infrastructure with automation and optimization expertise.
A small business customer is seeking an integrated system solution including networking. The customer is anticipating rapid expansion of their business volumes within a year and needs rapid deployment, and easy provisioning. The customer plans to virtualize Windows, Linux, AIX, and IBM i applications. Which of the following addresses these requirements at lowest cost?
Which of the following are three client benefits of a PureFlex integrated infrastructure solution?
Any supported operating systems, lower administration costs, integrated service and support
A PureFlex sales professional needs to select the optimal 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 and Distributor
A customer is looking at a Flex System solution that would have four x440 compute nodes. The customer is tight on rack space and would like the storage within the chassis. The customer requires a total of 24x 900GB and 48x 1TB drives. What storage solution will use the least amount of rack space?
Flex System V7000 Storage System and two external expansion units
A midsized customer is looking to migrate their x86 and UNIX environment to a PureFlex. They currently have two POWER6 520s 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?
IBM SmartCloud Entry
A PureFlex sales professional is talking to their customer about long term support. The customer asks the sales professional who they should contact if they have a hardware failure after installation. Which of the following is the best resource for this situation?
A PureFlex prospect asks their sales professional what is the benefit of the IBM Flex System storage and management. Which of the following is a key administrative capability that meets this need?
An administrator can virtualize third-party storage with simplified migration of the current storage infrastructure.
Which of the following is the appropriate tool to validate the workload for a proposed Storwize V7000 solution?
A prospect is considering a single chassis PureFlex integrated solution. Which of the following business pressures could be reduced with the installation of PureFlex?
Deploying applications faster for quicker time to market
A PureFlex prospect plans to replace their existing storage array with a V7000. Data on an existing storage array would need to be migrated to the V7000 included with IBM PureFlex Enterprise where cost is an important factor. Which of the following would achieve these requirements?
45 day External Storage license configuration
Which of the following should a seller contact for a quick but detailed comparison of functionality between PureFlex and a UCS solution?
Distributor or CompeteLine