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HPE Sales Certified - Introduction to Selling Products, Solutions and Services [2018]

This certification verifies that you can describe, position, and recommend entry-level HPE products and solutions to your small to medium sized customers. The certification shows you can introduce foundational HPE server, storage, and networking solutions as well as HPE Financial Services and Pointnext services.

Additionally, this certification verifies your understanding of:
  • Technology trends that drive small to medium-sized customers' buying decisions
  • Server fundamentals and entry-level HPE Server Portfolio including ProLiant Gen10
  • Storage fundamentals and entry-level HPE Storage Portfolio including Nimble
  • Networking fundamentals and entry-level HPE Networking Portfolio
  • HPE services to make sales recommendations more attractive to the customer

We recommend you download and review course study materials at the link provided in the course “Resources” section. The link takes you to HPE Press. You are prompted to download an e-reader of your choice so you can download and view the content. The e-reader and course study materials are free.

Why earn this certification?

  • To validate your understanding of the important technology trends impacting customer buying decisions
  • To show you can describe, position, and recommend entry-level HPE products and solutions to your customers
  • To verify your ability to identify appropriate sales opportunities for foundational HPE products, solutions and services


Typical candidates for this certification are HPE channel partners and HPE sales professionals.

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.

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

HPE2-E55 Introduction to Selling HPE Products, Solutions and Services 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.