C4090-460 - IBM Midrange Storage Sales V2
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A customer is purchasing an IBM storage subsystem that will be first in the enterprise and is listed on the IBM STG Solution Assurance Trigger Criteria and Designated Product List (DPL) as mandatory for first in customer location. What is the sales team required to complete in this situation?
Techbical and Delivery Assessment (TDA)
When discussing a storage architecture with a client, the storage sales person discovers the requirement for a high number of random IOPs. Why did this occur?
The application is writing to an active database.
A small business customer needs a storage solution for archiving a CCTV (closed circuit television) workload. Six security cameras are currently in operation. IBM Storwize V3700 has been suggested. Which configuration best balances cost against performance for this customer?
Turbo feature and NL-SAS drives
Which IBM storage solution provides a powerful hardware platform with compression that can support the massive volumes of data created by today's demanding cloud and analytics applications?
IBM FlasSystem 840
A customer's application is characterized by a large amount of data that is normally transferred with large I/O sizes. Which workload best fits the application profile?
A throughput-based workload
A customer has a capacity issue in its storage system. Currently, the customer has an EMC VNX 5100 with 15 TB installed. The customer would like to have a simple cost effective disaster recovery solution from IBM with an additional 25 TB capacity at each site, remote mirroring, and the ability to reuse the existing storage. Which solution should the sales specialist recommend?
IBM Storwize V5000 at each site
A customer with an IBM Power system is interested in moving from server internal disk to an IBM Storwize and V7000 wants to implement POWER HA and replication. Which feature on the IBM Storwize V7000 is a requirement?
A customer is looking for a software tool which enables storage for cloud computing, common functions like thin provisioning, advanced analytics and tiering, snapshots, Metro-Global Mirroring as well as the definition of service classes for storage and enables self-service provisioning. Which solution should you recommend?
IBM Tivoli Productivity Center and IBM FlashCopy Manager
Which member of the IBM Storwize family is capable of Real-time Compression?
IBM Storwize V7000
A public transportation customer wants to accelerate its database batch processes. Flexibility, dual-site production connectivity, High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) are mandatory. Which solution should the sales representative propose?
IBM SAN Volume Controller with IBM FlashSystem attached and stretched cluster
A local hospital wants to extend its use of modern medical equipment and provide a single source of patient data. These goals require more capacity and a new data structure. Currently, the customer is using two midrange mirrored EMC storage devices in separate locations. Ease-of-use, high availability, backup support, and cost are critical factors. Which combination of IBM solutions should be recommended?
Two IBM Storwize V7000s systems with Metro Mirror, Flashcopy, and Easy Tier
Which open source interface enables a customer to connect a storage infrastructure to a public cloud?
A customer currently relies on tapes for backup purposes and wants an alternative solution to improve the restore performance for critical data. Which IBM solution should be suggested?
IBM Tivoli Tape Optimizer
A customer wants to add storage to a mixed server environment and re-utilize the existing storage. The customer requires a single management interface of its storage environment and would like to add NAS functionality in the future. Which IBM solution would provide the lowest acquisition cost for this customer?
IBM SAN Volume Controller with a NAS gateway
A customer with existing TS3100 Tape Library has a need to add an additional LTO-6 half- height drive. The customer has LTO-4 media. Which access level will the LTO-6 drive provide for this customer?
The customer will be able to read but unable to write to LTO-4 media
Due to regulatory requirements, a healthcare customer must protect data transported to offsite vaulting from unwanted disclosure. The library must be capable of 8 different logical partitions. Which tape library should be recommended?
A TS3310 with LTO-6 tape drives
How does the IBM Software Defined Storage (SDS) deliver a new generation of overall efficiency and analytics?
By utilizing virtualization and an ESS
What is the appropriate method for an IBM Business Partner to obtain deeper level pre-sales product level support from IBM?
Submit a Techline/Partnerline support request
Which IBM organization provides pre-sales technical support on configuration and technical questions?
A customer's goal is to optimize the existing backup infrastructure containing Symantec Backup Exec software and an IBM TS3310 (3576-L5B) tape library. Currently, the two LTO-5 drives are running at 80 % utilization. Because the customer expects a 30 % capacity increase over the next three years, the backup window will be missed in the future. Which budget-sensitive solution should be offered to this customer?
An expansion unit (E9U) for the existing TS3310 library to gain more cartridge slots
A customer has a growing VMware environment and is concerned about managing storage capacity utilization and growth. Which IBM Storwize V7000 feature will address this customer's concern?1 `
The customer currently has 37 servers with 1 TB of internal capacity on each server. The servers communicate over 1 GB Ethernet. There is no Fibre Channel requirement. The customer would like to move to a storage system with block capabilities. Which product meets the customer's requirements?
IBM Storwize V3700
What is provided when changing the data input to the model of hardware and workload in Disk Magic?
A configuration to be generated in CSV format and imported into the e-configuration tool
The sales specialist is recommending an IBM TS7620 to achieve greater efficiency with a client's current environment. What is a potential benefit to the client?
Faster performance of their primary applications
What is the Solution Assurance (SA) Trigger Criteria and Designated Product List (DPL)?
A list used to determine if a Technical and Delivery Assessment (TDA) is required.
A customer is looking for a high level of protection for its key applications and databases using an advanced integrated application snapshot backup and restore capabilities. Which optional single Tivoli product addresses these requirement?
Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager
A customer has an established IBM Storwize V7000 Storage environment. A new business requirement has been received that requires data to be archived and available on a cost effective disk solution. The plan is to virtualize this additional archive storage capacity behind one of the IBM Storwize V7000 storage systems already in the production environment. Which product should you recommend to this customer to meet the new business requirement?
DCS3860 with 6 GB Fibre Channel (FC) Host adapter
The customer is looking for the lowest cost storage system to provide 10 TB of usable storage. The customer has requested a system with SAS host attached. Which product should the storage sales specialist recommend?
IBM SAN Volume Controller with internal storage
A customer wants to implement and deploy a Cloud environment using the current installed storage systems. The customer wants to leverage the OpenStack components to provide management and control of the storage environment. Which other component should the sales specialist offer?
IBM Spectrum Control
A CIO needs to reduce the time it takes to generate a business report for the billing application using flash technology. He is concerned with the IBM FlashSystem 840 scalability for his databases. Which solution should the sales specialist recommend?
IBM FlashSystem V840 with Real-time Compression
Which midrange IBM disk solution supports data at rest encryption?
IBM Storwize V7000
A customer has two different storage solutions in separate data centers 1200 km apart. The customer is considering a change from host based replication to storage-system based replication. Which solution should the sales specialist offer?
Two IBM Storwize V7000s with Global Mirror and external virtualization
A customer needs to migrate its current storage application volumes in order to implement a newly acquired storage solution. The customer's systems are side-by-side, and the transfer must occur in the fastest manner possible. Which solution meets the customer's needs?
Storwize family using DoubleTake for Windows environment
A customer is comparing an EMC VNX solution to the proposed IBM Storwize V7000 Unified solution. Which resource should the storage specialist use to produce a financial comparison between the EMC and IBM solution?
TCOnowf for Disk
During which phase should a Technical and Delivery Assessment (TDA) be conducted for determining power cord configuration?
Which is the most appropriate IBM resource to contact for assistance with an IBM Storwize V7000 eConfig configuration?
Which sales enablement tool contains IBM's priority sales conversations as defined by IBM sales leaders?
Know on the Go
A customer is concerned that creating multiple copies of its databases for testing and development is using too much capacity. Which Storwize family feature is recommended to create point in time copies with little capacity overhead?
An ISV is interested in storage virtualization for a new OLTP project. Performance and additional power requirements are the main concerns. Currently, an older model IBM Storwize V7000 is installed using 3.5-inch NL-SAS drives. The customer decided to use 2.5-inch drive technology to create a high speed block of storage. Which solution should be suggested?
Add an Expansion Enclosure with 24 2.5-inch drives and Compression
Where is the checklist for completing an IBM Technical and Delivery Assessment (TDA) located?
Solution Assurance Library
You are proposing an IBM Storwize V5000 for a customer's data center and two IBM Storwize V3700s to be placed in its two remote branch offices. The customer requires branch office data to be replicated to the main data center. What is the critical feature of the proposed solution to this customer?
A customer has a small IT staff and needs to optimize performance. Which included function of the Storwize family is required for a customer to automatically manage storage performance with no administration overhead?
IBM Easy Tier
A client has a heterogeneous storage environment containing disk products like EMC Clarion, HP EVA and IBM DS5300. The task is to simplify the management of the existing storage infrastructure. Which IBM solution should be recommended to this client?
IBM SmartCloud Storage Access
A customer has a need for a midrange storage solution that provides both block and file access and requires data space optimization for application volumes and files. Which solution meets the customer's requirements?
IBM Storwize V7000 Unified and Real-time Compression
A customer needs a high availability solution for its file service infrastructure in an existing IBM Storwize V7000 storage system. Which solution should you recommend?
Add an IBM SAN Volume Controller Cluster with IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
The customer currently has standalone servers with internal storage and wants to add SAN storage to its environment. What is the least cost option for connecting storage to the existing host systems?