HPE ASE - Server Solutions Architect V4

This certification validates you can expertly plan, design and recommend server solutions based on HPE ProLiant Gen 10, HPE BladeSystem, HPE Apollo, HPE SimpliVity and Synergy composable infrastructure solutions.

Additionally this certification validates you can:
  • Understand and address customer security concerns with Gen10 server innovations
  • Design and recommend HPE server solutions that span multi-sites or more complex infrastructure situations
  • Design and recommend HPE ProLiant, BladeSystem, Apollo and Synergy solutions based on your assessment of customer requirements and ROI/TCO goals
  • Describe features and functions of HPE Apollo high performance computing solutions
  • Explain how to perform converged management with on system, on premise and on cloud tools and platforms such as iLO, HPE Intelligent Provisioning, HPE Insight Online, Insight Remote Support and HPE OneView
  • Differentiate HPE server solutions from the competition

Why earn this certification?

  • To validate you have the expert knowledge and skills necessary to recommend, demonstrate and design HPE ProLiant, BladeSystem, Apollo and Synergy server solutions
  • To perform better in competitive comparison situations in front of your customers
  • To prove you know how to utilize critically important management tools like HPE OneView, iLO and HPE Insight Online
  • To help organizations maximize their investments in HPE server solutions
  • To advance your career as a certified server professional
  • To maintain HPE partnership benefits


Typical candidates for this certification are presales technical specialists with at least three years experience who plan and design HPE server and composable infrastructure solutions.

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

Step 4: Complete recommended training

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

Training for Exam HPE0-S54: Designing HPE Server Solutions
01098696 01098696: Designing HPE Server Solutions, Rev. 18.11 VILT - 5 days
ILT - 5 days
Training for Exam HPE2-T35: Using HPE OneView
01124901 01124901: Using HPE OneView, Rev. 19.21 VILT - 3 days
ILT - 3 days
WBT = Web Based ILT = Instructor Led VILT = Virtual Instructor Led VCR - Virtual Class Recorded SCA = Special Course or Activity

Step 5: Pass the required exams

Requirement 1 - Complete:
HPE0-S54 Designing HPE Server Solutions Register
Requirement 2 - Complete 1 of these:
HPE2-T35 Using HPE OneView Register
HPE2-T34 Using HPE OneView N/A
HPE2-T30 HPE OneView N/A
HPE2-T22 Delta - HPE OneView 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”. If you achieved this certification through an upgrade path, you also achieve:

Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in the Learning Center.

Digital Badge

Based on the Open Badges Standard, digital badges are online representations of your HPE certifications. Each badge is unique to you. Once you accept and place your badge online—in LinkedIn, Twitter, your email signature, for example—clicking on the badge sends the viewer to a custom verification page that includes your name, HPE certification(s) held, and the skills and capabilities required of the certification. Click here for more information on HPE digital badges.