HPE ATP - Hybrid IT Solutions V1

This certification validates that you can identify, describe, configure and manage foundational HPE data center solutions centered around storage, networking and servers including HPE ProLiant Gen10, 3Par, Nimble and OneView infrastructure management.

Additionally this certification validates you can:
  • Evaluate customer requirements and recommend the best solution for current and anticipated business needs
  • Describe the HPE data center strategy
  • Design and manage HPE server, storage and networking solutions that are ideal for small to medium sized business (SMB) enterprises

Please note: It is highly recommended that all students prepare for the certification exam by first reviewing the associated 4 hour WBT product training, then proceeding to the ILT training.  Exam questions include content covered in both the WBT and the ILT.

Why earn this certification?

  • To fill the skills gap that businesses are looking for as they seek data center and hybrid infrastructure expertise
  • To validate your knowledge of HPE data center solutions spanning servers, networking and storage
  • To advance your career as a certified professional
  • To maintain HPE Partnership benefits


Typical candidates for this certification are presales IT professionals who plan, design or manage data centers. 

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?

There are no upgrade paths available for this certification.

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required for this certification. Go to Step 4.

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-S56: Building HPE Hybrid IT Solutions
01120590 01120590: Building HPE Hybrid IT Solutions, Rev. 18.41 ILT - 5 days
VILT - 5 days
01120612 01120612: Introduction to HPE SMB Hybrid IT Architectures, Rev. 18.41 WBT - 1 day 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 Path 1
HPE0-S56 HPE0-S56: Building HPE Hybrid IT Solutions Register

Requirement Path 2
Requirement 1 - Complete 1 of these:
Certification ATP-SerSolV4 HPE ATP - Server Solutions V4 Register
Certification ATP-SerSolV3 HPE ATP - Server Solutions V3 (inactive) N/A

Requirement 2 - Complete 1 of these:
Certification ATP-StorSolV3 HPE ATP - Storage Solutions V3 Register
Certification ATP-StorSolV2 HPE ATP - Storage Solutions V2 (inactive) N/A

Requirement 3 - Complete:
Certification ATP-FlexNetV3 HPE ATP - FlexNetwork Solutions V3 Register

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.

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.