HPE ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V3

This certification validates that you can expertly explain, recommend, and design Enterprise Storage Solutions and translate business requirements into storage designs that support applications and data across physical, virtual and cloud environments with a common architecture and converged management. This certification also shows you can design HPE Backup Solutions including the right Backup, Recovery, and Archive (BURA) strategies for various customer scenarios.  

This certification also validates you can:
  • Differentiate and apply enterprise storage architectures and technologies
  • Identify enterprise storage and backup opportunities then plan, design, and size the right HPE Storage Solution
  • Design, identify, and recommend HPE Storage Enterprise and Backup Solutions including proof-of-concepts

In addition to validating your expert skills at designing core HPE Storage solutions, you also prove your expert knowledge of one of three specialty areas: 
  • Storage management with HPE OneView
  • High-end storage solutions including HPE XP7 and HPE 3PAR
  • Advanced storage back-up and recovery  

Why earn this certification?

  • To increase your credibility as a storage expert who can offer customers value with HPE Storage solution designs that increase performance, and reduce cost and risk
  • To differentiate yourself as a knowledgeable expert in the latest storage technologies, including Flash, Software-Defined Storage (SDS), and HyperConverged Appliances, with the ability to design enterprise storage solutions
  • To demonstrate your expert skills in one of three specialized areas: storage management, high-end storage solutions, backup and recovery
  • To advance your career and enhance your job satisfaction as an HPE Accredited Solutions Expert in Storage


Typical candidates for this certification are IT professionals with at least one to three years of experience in storage technologies.

Skill level


Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HPE Learner ID. If this certification requires a written or online exam (HPE0 or HPE6 or HPE2), then create a user profile with Pearson VUE, our exam vendor for proctored/online exams. Practical exams (HPE1 or HPE0-AxxxP) are delivered through PSI or Aruba Education Services, therefore no Pearson VUE user profile is required.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify and complete all prerequisites and requirements for your chosen path:

Requirements for candidates new to this certification
You must have 1 of these:
Requirement 1 - Complete:
HPE0-J57 Designing HPE Storage Solutions Register

Recommended Training:

Training for Exam HPE0-J57: Designing HPE Storage Solutions
01113246 Designing HPE Storage Solutions, Rev. 18.31 VILT - 5 days
ILT - 5 days
WBT = Web Based ILT = Instructor Led VILT = Virtual Instructor Led VCR - Virtual Class Recorded SCA = Special Course or Activity
Requirement 2 - Complete 1 of these:
HPE2-K43 Designing High-End HPE Storage Platforms Register
HPE2-K44 Implementing Advanced HPE Backup and Recovery Solutions Register
HPE2-T36 Using HPE OneView Register
HPE2-T35 Using HPE OneView (inactive) N/A
HPE2-T34 Using HPE OneView (inactive) N/A
HPE2-T30 HPE OneView (inactive) N/A
HPE2-T22 Delta - HPE OneView (inactive) N/A

Recommended Training:

Training for Exam HPE2-K43: Designing High-End HPE Storage Platforms
01113249 Designing High-End Storage Platform Solutions, Rev. 18.11 VILT - 3 days
ILT - 3 days
Training for Exam HPE2-K44: Implementing Advanced HPE Backup and Recovery Solutions
01113250 Implementing Advanced Backup and Recovery Solutions, Rev. 18.11 ILT - 3 days
VILT - 3 days
Training for Exam HPE2-T36: Using HPE OneView
01128323 Using HPE OneView, Rev. 19.41 VILT - 4 days
ILT - 4 days
WBT = Web Based ILT = Instructor Led VILT = Virtual Instructor Led VCR - Virtual Class Recorded SCA = Special Course or Activity

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.