HP0-J40 - Designing HP StorageWorks Solutions

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A consultant designs a storage management solution focused on chargeback options for a mid-sized customer. Which option for storage service cost management is used in HP Storage Essentials SRM when costs are based on the ownership percentage of a department? When talking to a CEO about service availability, which feature of HP Storage Essentials SRM should be positioned by the consultant? Which management protocols are used to gather basic information from the system, such as the type of system (server, workstation, or printer) and serial number? (Select two.) A customer is interested in purchasing a solution that includes storage and servers for their new remote data center. The technology currently in use at the main data center is at least three years old. Which tool should be used to configure a supported solution for this customer? In being able to address a customer's business needs, a Converged Infrastructure requires more than just some products connected loosely or in partnership with other companies. HP is uniquely positioned to deliver on a full version of the Converged Infrastructure. What are some aspects of the Converged Infrastructure that give HP a significant advantage in the marketplace? (Select two.) A potential customer is experiencing massive data growth in the past year and is no longer meeting their backup window. The customer's current environment consists of approximately 30 ProLiant servers utilizing Backup Exec and a SCSI attached LTO2 autoloader. When a consultant first meets with this customer, what are the most important questions the consultant should ask to successfully design a new solution to meet the customer's requirements? (Select two.) In an initial meeting with a company, a consultant often uses the four Fundamental Storage Architecture Views to gain information to aid in designing a solution. Which information is gained from using the functional view questions? A customer has performance problems during backup and restore sessions. The customer's dual-site SAN design is built on one single-mode fibre pair (per fabric) between the two sites. Which solution can improve the current bandwidth between the two sites, without requiring more physical fibre links? The customer is a university with 20,000 students and 3,500 staff. They have been directed to reduce their overall IT spending for the next 3 years by 30%. A major issue is that most of the university's server and storage infrastructure is now over 3 years old and they need to show substantial return on investment before new hardware can be purchased. Their environment consists of HP BladeSystems c7000, with sixteen BL685c servers, a mixture of twelve G1 and four G5 servers. The G5 servers are the newest (less than a year old) while the G1 servers are now over three years old. Most equipment was installed three years earlier. The interconnect modules in the C7000 Blade Enclosure for both the Ethernet and fibre connections are Pass Thru Modules. The storage is an EVA8000 with 50TB of disk, 30TB of Fibre Channel disk and 20TB of FATA disk. This too is over 3 years old. Connecting all the fibre components are two HP MDS9216i SAN Switches. Their entire server base is virtualized using ESX 3.5 utilizing VMware High Availability (HA) and DRS. All of the university's critical systems run on the BL685c G1 servers. The university requires a 24 x 7 uptime on all e-Learning systems including email. The university does not utilize any additional software tools to manage their systems other than VMware vCentre and HP CommandView. What are the most appropriate solutions for maximizing an opportunity for software management in this environment? (Select two.) What is the main function of core or director switches? A presales consultant's primary goal is to work with customers to find and describe storage solutions that provide business value. What are the contributors to business value in a storage context? (Select two.) A customer needs a synchronous replication solution to a remote site at a very low-price entry point. Which product meets the customer's requirements? There is a customer opportunity to upgrade to a P4000, however, the P4000 configuration specification needs to be verified. Which HP supplied sizing tool is used to verify the capacity and performance of a P4000 solution? The CIO of a regional banking company indicates that the bank needs to open a new data center to handle an increase in business and to properly protect the data of their customers. The new data center will initially contain 25 servers and Fibre Channel-based storage. After the first two years, a minimum of 30 additional servers and any necessary storage will be added. These additional servers will include both rack and blade type servers. Due to current economic conditions, the bank needs to preserve cash and wants to purchase only components to handle the initial business need. The CIO also mentions that TCO is important to the CEO. The CIO does not want to have to replace any of the infrastructure components when expanding the data center in the future. Which type of SAN infrastructure is recommended as a solution for this bank? A potential customer is experiencing massive data growth in the past year and is no longer meeting their backup window. The customer's current environment consists of approximately 30 ProLiant servers utilizing Backup Exec and a SCSI attached LTO2 autoloader. After a number of meetings, the consultant presents the design of a D2D4112, an MSL8096 with HP Data Protector. The customer likes the solution, but is concerned about how their staff will cope with the new concepts and the transition to the new solution. What should the consultant recommend to the customer for a smooth transition to the new equipment? (Select two.) A customer wants to align their IT infrastructure to their rapidly growing business processes and needs support in designing a long term strategy. In a first meeting, a consultant presents a roadmap to migrate the existing traditional environment into a virtualized infrastructure. Which storage virtualization benefit should the consultant emphasize to the customer that will improve asset utilization and decrease costs? A customer needs a proposal for an HP Compliance Archiving solution. Which tool assists in defining and sizing the solution? Which best practice should be suggested when designing an iSCSI Storage Area Network? The customer is a university with 20,000 students and 3,500 staff. They have been directed to reduce their overall IT spending for the next 3 years by 30%. A major issue is that most of the university's server and storage infrastructure is now over 3 years old and they need to show substantial return on investment before new hardware can be purchased. Their environment consists of HP BladeSystems c7000, with sixteen BL685c servers, a mixture of twelve G1 and four G5 servers. The G5 servers are the newest (less than a year old) while the G1 servers are now over three years old. Most equipment was installed three years earlier. The interconnect modules in the C7000 Blade Enclosure for both the Ethernet and fibre connections are Pass Thru Modules. The storage is an EVA8000 with 50TB of disk, 30TB of Fibre Channel disk and 20TB of FATA disk. This too is over 3 years old. Connecting all the fibre components are two HP MDS9216i SAN Switches. Their entire server base is virtualized using ESX 3.5 utilizing VMware High Availability (HA) and DRS. All of the university's critical systems run on the BL685c G1 servers. The university requires a 24 x 7 uptime on all e-Learning systems including email. The university does not utilize any additional software tools to manage their systems other than VMware vCentre and HP CommandView. Questioning reveals the customer needs instantaneous access to archived data, which is an opportunity for Active Archive. Which solution should be suggested to this customer? Which innovative split-path architecture solution provides centrally-managed storage pooling and virtual volume provisioning? A customer wants to align their IT infrastructure to their rapidly growing business processes and needs support in designing a long term strategy. In a first meeting, a consultant presents a roadmap to migrate the existing traditional environment into a virtualized infrastructure. Which benefit should the consultant emphasize when presenting adaptive resource pools? A customer wants to implement a pair of EVA8400 arrays with Continuous Access replication and two VLS9000 with LBR (Low Bandwidth Replication) in remote data centers. A consultant creates the necessary BOM (Bill of Material) for the hardware and software. Which information is needed from the customer to correctly quote the support services for this project? What is a key benefit of storage virtualization? A customer with massive file-based storage growth wants an extremely scalable, flexible and cost-efficient solution. Which product meets this requirement? A hospital customer needs to expand their capability to process and store medical images. A recent acquisition of another hospital and additional CT scanners has doubled their need for additional storage for these images. They are currently storing most of those images on dedicated systems that are directly associated with the radiology departments on small SAN based storage arrays. The IT director indicates they want a central repository for holding images until they are archived to long term storage. This central repository must be accessible by file sharing protocols so that the radiologists can access the image at their workstation, even after it has been initially read at the original scanner. This repository needs be able to add additional capacity without downtime. Which type of solution should you recommend? There are five steps for a successful consulting engagement: Prepare, Interview, Plan, Propose and Present. What is important during the Propose stage? A customer, owns four HP StorageWorks EVA8400 storage arrays. The customer decides to introduce CNAs on all new servers, which will be added to the existing B-Series fabrics in the future. Which additional networking products should be used in the design to meet this requirement? (Select two.) A consultant is designing a SAN solution that includes an EVA6400 and an X3800 Network Storage Gateway. The customer wants optimal utilization of their storage capacity. Which add-on software provides this functionality? A consultant is meeting with a customer's project manager to discuss the installation of an EVA6400 with two Brocade SAN switches, one storage management server, and five ProLiant host servers (to be connected) in a greenfield site. The project manager wants to know how much time should be allowed for the basic installation and as-built documentation. What should the consultant's response be? A consultant is designing HP StorageWorks Encryption SAN Switches into a customer's existing environment. What must be kept in mind concerning data security? The customer is a university with 20,000 students and 3,500 staff. They have been directed to reduce their overall IT spending for the next 3 years by 30%. A major issue is that most of the university's server and storage infrastructure is now over 3 years old and they need to show substantial return on investment before new hardware can be purchased. Their environment consists of HP BladeSystems c7000, with sixteen BL685c servers, a mixture of twelve G1 and four G5 servers. The G5 servers are the newest (less than a year old) while the G1 servers are now over three years old. Most equipment was installed three years earlier. The interconnect modules in the C7000 Blade Enclosure for both the Ethernet and fibre connections are Pass Thru Modules. The storage is an EVA8000 with 50TB of disk, 30TB of Fibre Channel disk and 20TB of FATA disk. This too is over 3 years old. Connecting all the fibre components are two HP MDS9216i SAN Switches. Their entire server base is virtualized using ESX 3.5 utilizing VMware High Availability (HA) and DRS. All of the university's critical systems run on the BL685c G1 servers. The university requires a 24 x 7 uptime on all e-Learning systems including email. The university does not utilize any additional software tools to manage their systems other than VMware vCentre and HP CommandView. for a consultant to uncover the opportunities within this customer's environment, there are six primary questions that the consultant should thoroughly discuss with the customer. What are two of these questions? (Select two.) A consultant speaks to the CIO of an automotive manufacturing company. The CIO reveals the company's plan to open a new data center to handle an expected increase in sales in the coming year. The CIO also mentions that TCO is important to the CEO, and the CIO does not want to replace components when expanding the data center. Which resource is available to analyze the expected cost of the storage for the new data center and provide financial justification? A customer has Microsoft clusters presenting multiple TB of data as file services. The customer is looking for a technology approach to simplify the data lifecycle management of that large amount of data. Which HP Storage Essentials SRM tool would help the customer to quickly identify disk space that can be recycled, pinpoint critical files that should be replicated, and more accurately implement Information Management initiatives? for application disaster recovery, which type of local replication permits rapid recovery of applications? A customer owns MSA2212fc solutions and needs to improve the capacity and functionality of these storage arrays. A consultant proposes an upgrade to the latest edition of array controller hardware paired with additional drive enclosures. Where is the most current listing of supported operating systems for the proposed solution located?