HP2-E37 - Selling HP Bladesystems
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Which HP Services offering for blade servers provides hardware, software, licensing, and support under a services contract?
HP Utility Ready Blade Service
Which characteristics of your customer’s environment would indicate an opportunity to sell an HP BladeSystem? (Select two.)
The company is interested in implementing Green IT initiatives.
The company has initiated several virtualization projects in the data center.
Which question would help uncover a BladeSystem opportunity for a customer with availability concerns?
Are there business demands and opportunities that are not being met by your current servers?
When the HP BladeSystem portfolio is described as a balanced architecture, what does that mean?
It is a portfolio that exceeds expectations and lifecycles as a result of best-in-class innovations.
How can HP BladeSystem assist a customer that is planning a server consolidation or virtualization project?
It can deliver the same compute power in a significantly reduced footprint.
P.O.D. is an acronym for an exciting HP product that refers to which technology description?
Performance Optimized Datacenter
Which HP Networking solution provides management from a single console, delivers very high performance for server-to-server connections, and is architected for the highest levels of availability?
Intelligent Resilient Framework
Selling HP BladeSystem leads to higher profit margins, particularly when sold with which two products?
HP Virtual Connect and HP Insight Control software
What are the key capabilities of Insight Control? (Select two.)
It can control the data center environment from a single location.
It enables server deployment 12 times faster than manual processes.
What are HP Cloud Maps?
a navigation system used to architect infrastructure for applications and services
Which HP Storage offering has the unique features to solve the rapidly growing problem of unstructured data?
P4000 G2 SAN Solution
Customers that have invested in HP Converged Infrastructure are able to transform their data centers and accomplish which objective?
drives business innovation and eliminate IT sprawl
What are the IT concerns of customers who fall within the SMB market space? (Select two.)
supporting their business
growing their business
Which Thermal Logic technology continuously monitors power consumption, and also helps to identify and reclaim trapped energy?
Dynamic Power Capping
What is a key characteristic that has driven the success of the Enterprise Virtual Array?
the introduction of smart tiers
Which HP innovation allows customers to simplify server connections to LANs and SANs?
HP Virtual Connect
What are key differentiators for HP BladeSystem when compared to competitive offerings?
Virtual Connect technology, balanced architecture, and Insight Control
What is one thing that HP StoreOnce enables customers to do?
gain storage efficiencies from deduplication
What is the essence of the HP StoreOnce value proposition?
Its block-level deduplication approach eliminates far more redundant data
What is the unique aspect of the HP StoreOnce deduplication product?
It deduplicates data only once.
Which customer situation would indicate a possible Rack-to-Blade sales play?
The customer has data center constraints along with increasing costs for power and cooling.
How does HP view blades in comparison to how other vendors view blades, which has contributed to the success of HP BladeSystem?
HP views Blades as a strategic platform, while other vendors see blades as a form-factor.
How can your customer benefit by transforming their datacenter with BladeSystem Matrix? (Select two.)
It can reduce TCO by up to 56%.
It can provision complex infrastructure and applications in minutes rather than weeks
In which areas should a customer be able to easily achieve savings by moving from ProLiant DL360 G3 technology to the HP BladeSystem G7 technology? (Select two.)
Which key data center challenges have been made worse by virtualization? (Select two.)
virtual server sprawl
The HP BladeSystem portfolio is segmented into four categories: Scale-Out blades and Mission- Critical blades are two of the categories. What are the other categories? (Select two.)
Enterprise Data Center blades
Which new array was first introduced as part of the HP rebranding of the XP Disk Array family?
HP P9500 Disk Array
What HP service is appropriate for a customer who is interested in the ability to dial-up capacity when needed and minimize procurement cycles?
Utility Ready Blades service
Which type of customer environment would present an opportunity to sell HP Insight Control for Linux?
homogeneous environments utilizing Linux and Open Source and administrators skilled in their usage
Which statement best describes the data center challenges being faced in the year 2011?
They typically align to two areas: sprawl and virtualization.
What is a blade?
a self-contained server, which fits into an enclosure with other servers sharing a common infrastructure and interconnect devices
Your customer wishes to migrate their business-critical applications away from outdated and proprietary architectures and benefit from standardized infrastructures. Which BladeSystem offering should you discuss?
What is one of the trends that is driving the need for intelligent networks?
the impact that server virtualization has had on data centers
SteinMart, a retailer based in the US, created a centralized data center based on BladeSystem Matrix. They saw Matrix as a way to accomplish what?
boost capacity utilization, and reclaim trapped capacity
The BL680c blade server is best suited for which blade server segments? (Select two.)
Enterprise Data Center
How does the 3PAR Storage product support massive consolidation?
It allows automated reclamation.
Customers that have limited IT staff and are managing large server farms are ideal candidates for which sales play?
Consolidate and/or Virtualize
What does the Integrity i2 Blade Link technology enable customers to do?
scale an existing blade through expansion kits to a 4-socket or 8-socket system with more I/O and memory
How does HP Insight Management solve the customer's pain point of manual server deployment?
It delivers automated, fast, and error-free server deployment.
The need for high performance computing has driven many customers to a scale-out approach. As a consequence, which feature has HP included as a priority when designing blades?
HP has been recognized by Gartner as a leader within the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Blades (Jan 2011). What does that recognition signify?
HP is a leader in its completeness of vision and ability to execute.
Two HP BladeSystem servers have been extremely popular within the Enterprise data center. One of them is a half-height blade and considered the most popular blade in the industry. The other provides maximum performance and unparalleled scale-up expansion never seen before in a fourprocessor x 86 server blades. . What are these two blade servers? (Select two.)