HP Master ASE - Network Infrastructure [2011]

This certification validates that you can design, implement and troubleshoot enterprise level network solutions, using established core and backbone Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies. Examples of these technologies are MPLS and BGP4. This certification also validates that you can successfully migrate proprietary protocols to open-standard protocols using strategies that reduce risk and downtime.

Why earn this certification?

  • To position yourself as a top expert in the networking field.
  • To acquire verification that you are a professional who has the highest skill level, including master engineer ability, to design and troubleshoot complex network solutions in a data center.
  • 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 design, implement, and maintain complex enterprise level network solutions based on HP and Cisco technologies. These include: systems engineers, systems designers, customer IT staff, HP services field and call center support engineers. Ideally candidates should have at least 5 years of experience and should have deployed many complex enterprise networks.

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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

If you have any of these certifications, click on the certification below to view your upgrade path:

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 the following to 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.

Practice exams are available via the web from Pearson VUE:

  • Exam PRA-Y36: Practice exam for "Deploying HP Enterprise Networks"
  • Exam PRA-Y37: Practice exam for "Migrating & Troubleshooting HP Enterprise Networks"

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.