HP ASE - FlexNetwork Architect V2

This certification validates that you can architect and design complex, enterprise level networks successfully with integrated wired and wireless solutions open industry standards.

This certification validates that you can:
  • Design network architectures for traditional, Cloud and Converged Infrastructure environments
  • Plan network designs that support today's bandwidth intensive, delay sensitive, server-to-server traffic
  • Prepare your customer's network for innovations in cloud services, security, OpenFlow and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
  • Integrate networking elements as well as servers and storage network-related components

  • Additionally, this certification validates your expertise in one of three electives:
  • Software-defined Networks HPE FlexFabric Data Centers
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Professional
  • (ACMP)

Why earn this certification?

  • To position yourself as a knowledgeable expert who is capable of designing unified campus network strategies in Cloud and Converged Infrastructure environments
  • To validate with key stakeholders your ability to translate enterprise business requirements into highly scalable, custom network designs
  • To become a part of a community of fellow certified HPE Networking professionals for continuous learning and shared best practices for growth
  • To enhance your career and job satisfaction as a certified HPE Networking expert


Typical candidates for this certification are networking IT professionals with a minimum of three to five years experience in designing and architecting complex enterprise- level networks. Successful candidates also have familiarity with server and storage network related technologies.

Skill level


Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HPE Learner ID. Then create a profile with Pearson VUE, our exam delivery vendor.
Learn how in the Learning Center Assist Kit.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

You must have 1 of these:

Step 4: Complete recommended training

Training is highly recommended. Training helps you pass the exam. Training is not required for most certifications. It is required for certain software certifications.

Training for Exam HP0-Y50: Architecting HP FlexNetwork Solutions
00887054 Architecting HP FlexNetwork Solutions, Rev 14.21 4 days ILT Register
Training for Exam HP2-Z34: Building HP FlexFabric Data Centers
00908176 Building HP FlexFabric Data Centers, Rev. 14.41 4 days VILT, ILT Register
Training for Exam HPE2-Z38: Creating HPE Software-defined Networks
00991245 Creating HPE Software-defined Networks, Rev. 15.41 4 days VLAB, VILT, ILT Register
WBT = Web Based       ILT = Instructor Led       VILT = Virtual Instructor Led       VCR - Virtual Class Recorded       SCA = Special Course or Activity

Step 5: Fulfill requirements

Requirement 1 - Complete 1 of these:
HP0-Y50 Architecting HP FlexNetwork Solutions Register
HP0-Y45 Architecting HP Network Solutions (inactive) N/A

Requirement 2 - Complete 1 of these:
Exam HPE2-Z38 Creating HPE Software-defined Networks Register
Exam HP2-Z31 Creating HP Software-defined Networks (inactive) N/A
Exam HP2-Z32 Implementing HP MSM Wireless Networks (inactive) N/A
Exam HP2-Z33 HP Unified Wired-Wireless Networks and BYOD (inactive) N/A
Exam HP2-Z34 Building HP FlexFabric Data Centers Register
3rd Party N/A Aruba Certified Mobility Professional (ACMP) N/A

Certification achieved

Three to five days after you complete all requirements, you receive an email notification. Then your status in The Learning Center becomes "acquired". Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.
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