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Introducing the new HPE – ASE Server Solutions Architect V3 certification

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise ASE Server Solutions Architects are the IT specialists with the skills needed to consult with customers, combining business and technical skills required by today's businesses migrating to the Idea Economy. The architect designs tangible metrics driven, IT business solutions for a customer's needs based on the broad portfolio of HPE products and solutions. This certification validates you can plan and design enterprise class server solutions based on HPE ProLiant, BladeSystem and HPE Synergy composable infrastructure solutions.

Additionally this certification validates you can:

  • Summarize thefour top IT Transformation Areas
  • Design and recommend HPE ProLiant, BladeSystem and Synergy solutions based on your assessment ofcustomer requirements and ROI/TCO goals
  • Describe features and functions of HPE Apollo high performance computing solutions
  • Explain how to perform converged management with HPE OneView 3.0
  • Explain how to perform remote management with HPE Insight Online and Insight Remote Support
  • 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 and Synergyserver 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
  • 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


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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?

HPE ASE - Server Solutions Architect V3 - upgrade from HP ASE - Server Solutions Architect V2

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Register for this certification in The Learning Center.

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

You must have:

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 HPE0-S46: Architecting HPE Server Solutions

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This 3 three day vILT or ILT course teaches expert level HPE Server technologies. Topics include:

  • HPE ProLiant Rack Servers
  • HPE BladeSystem Servers (multi-enclosure)
  • HPE Synergy (multi-frame)
  • HPE Apollo (introduction)
  • Management Tools
  • Planning and Designing Tools

Training for Exam HPE2-T22: Delta - HPE OneView

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This two day vILT or ILT course teaches the HPE OneView infrastructure management solution.  Topics include:

  • HPE OneView architectural model
  • Product features and functions
  • How to configure
  • How to recommend and demonstrate

Training for Exam HPE2-T30: HPE OneView

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This is two day vILT or ILT course.

Step 5: Pass the required exams

The HPE ASE – Server Storage Solutions Architect V3 exams typically cost $250 each, depending on your region and location.

Requirement 1 - Complete:

Architecting HPE Server Solutions - Register for HPE-S46

This exam tests candidates' knowledge and skills on architecting HPE server products and solutions. Topics covered in this exam include server architectures and associated technologies as well as their functions, features, and benefits. Additional topics include knowledge of planning, and designing HPE server solutions as well as positioning HPE server solutions to customers.

Requirement 2 - Complete 1 of these:

Delta - HPE OneViewRegister for HPE-T22

See below.

HPE OneViewRegister for HPE2-T30

This exam tests candidates' knowledge and skills on the HPE OneView product and solutions. Topics covered in this exam include positioning the HPE OneView product in data center environments and its architecture. Additional topics include managing enclosures, servers, and server profiles, resource health monitoring, Environmental Resource Manager, appliance security, and REST API.

NOTE: Download the EPG for sample exam questions and answers.

Start your HPE certification journey today!


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Karl Kovacs
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20+ years in IT, including data center architect, pre-sales engineer, certification development, and management. Currently working as a digital content creator, writer, and editor. Passion for technology, gadgets, and the outdoors. Always looking for ways to blend them together in one big adventure.