HP ATP – Data Center and Cloud V1

This certification validates your ability to identify, describe, and position the HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Cloud solution offerings and realize the opportunity and benefits these solutions can bring. Earning this certification demonstrates you are able to do the following:

  • Explain the concepts of infrastructure convergence and cloud computing; the challenges encountered, and why organizations are moving toward a new style of IT
  • Articulate the HP Converged Infrastructure, HP Cloud and HP CloudSystem services, solutions, delivery models and reference architectures
  • Understand how cloud bursting and cloud maps work and when to utilize
  • Identify opportunities for HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Cloud to provide solutions to challenges encountered

Why earn this certification?

  • To fill the skills niche that businesses are looking for as they rapidly move to take advantage of cloud and data center convergence opportunities.
  • To advance your knowledge of the complete suite of HP Converged Infrastructure and Cloud products, solutions and services.
  • To become a more valuable asset to your team with validated core competencies to effectively administer an integrated, agile and secure cloud solution.
  • To enhance your career advancement and job satisfaction as a certified expert.
  • To be part of a community of fellow certified professionals for ongoing synergy and growth


Typical candidates for this certification are IT professionals who plan, design, manage or administer data centers. Ideally, candidates should have a basic knowledge of the individual HP Converged Infrastructure components, including HP servers, storage, networking, IT operations, software, security, and services.

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Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HP Learner ID. Then create a profile with Pearson VUE, our exam delivery vendor.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path

There are no upgrade paths available for this certification. Move to step 2.

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Register for this certification in The Learning Center.

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification. Move to Step 4.

Step 4: Complete recommended training (optional) and pass the required exams

Training is highly recommended to pass each exam. Training will help you prepare for the exams and increase your chances of passing the exams.

Certification achieved

You will receive an email notification 2-5 days after successfully completing all requirements. In addition, your status in The Learning Center will change to "acquired." Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.

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