Storage Sales, Version 6
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Company.com has a requirement to add twelve additional
servers (dual attached) to their existing
two Brocade 16 port SAN Switches that have no more
ports available. Which of the following
SAN switches should be recommended to accommodate
the current capacity requirement, allow
for future growth, and provide 2 GB support?
A. One Cisco 5428 Storage Router
B. One IBM TotalStorage SAN Switch (2109-F16)
C. One IBM TotalStorage SAN Switch (2109-M12)
D. One CNT FC/9000-64 Fiber Channel Director (2042-001)
Company.com wants to consolidate and optimize their
IT infrastructure. Which of the following
represents the best way to impress the customer with
the financial benefits of the IBM
A. Use the TCOnow! tool to demonstrate how to improve
B. Bring the customer to an IBM TotalStorage Solution
Center to demonstrate the IBM
TotalStorage product portfolio.
C. Make a detailed technical presentation.
D. Design an implementation plan to address business
Which of the following is NOT an iSCSI characteristic?
A. Block level I/O
B. IP network attached
C. Interfaces via NFS
D. Requires no changes to the application
An IBM eServer zSeries server customer, with two locations
250 kilometers apart, is constantly
struggling to balance workload across the two locations.
The I/T staff wants one data center as a
recovery location, should the other site suffer a
planned or unplanned outage. Which of the
following IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server
capabilities most cost effectively meets the
customer's need without impacting performance?
A. Global Mirror (XRC)
B. PPRC Metro Mirror (synchronous PPRC)
C. Parallel Access Volumes (PAV)
D. Data Migration Service Offering
When selecting backup/restore software, the primary
performance characteristic to evaluate is:
A. Efficiency of data back up
B. Efficiency of data restore.
C. Efficiency of data management tools
D. Availability of LAN free backup
The best approach for ensuring the customer will receive
adequate product training is to review
Existing skill levels against required skills and
do which of the following?
A. Provide the customer with the IBM education schedule
B. Provide the customer with product documentation
C. Map training requirements onto project and education
D. Use sales technical staff to provide on-the-job
training to customer technical staff
Company.com has twelve racks of IBM TotalStorage Serial
Disk System (7133-D40s). They want
To maintain their current performance while moving
to a centralized storage solution. Which of
the following storage products would be most suitable?
A. IBM TotalStorage Data Retention 550
B. IBM TotalStorage Virtual Tape Server
C. IBM TotalStorage Expandable Storage Plus
D. IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server
A medium sized communications firm has expressed an
interest in meeting with a storage sales
Specialist to discuss their IT strategy. They have
also expressed an interest in storage area
networks. They currently have both HP and Sun UNIX
servers with direct attach storage and
tape. Which of the following would be most appropriate
to include in the initial conversation?
A. What is the total usable capacity on your current
B. What is your current backup/recovery software?
C. How many servers do you have in total?
D. What is driving your IT decisions?
Company.com has the following key customer requirements
for a server consolidation initiative
using an IBM enterprise storage solution:
* centralizing enterprise computing workloads,
* consolidating data and applications,
* reducing complexity, and
* increasing systems management efficiency.
Which of the following is LEAST important for their
A. Simplification of operations
B. Reliability and serviceability
C. Responsiveness to changing requirements
D. Reduced power and cooling requirements.