HP ASE - FlexNetwork Architect V2

This certification verifies that you can successfully architect and design complex, enterprise level networks with integrated wired and wireless solutions. It validates that you can use open industry standards to accomplish the following:
  • Design network architectures for traditional, Cloud and Converged Infrastructure environments
  • Plan for and support today's bandwidth intensive, delay sensitive, server-to-server traffic
  • Prepare your network for innovations in cloud services, security, OpenFlow and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
  • Integrate networking elements as well as servers and storage network-related components
    In addition, this certification also validates your expertise in one of four electives. Candidates choose from: HP MSM (Multi-service Mobility) Wireless, Unified Wired-Wireless Networks and BYOD, Software-defined Networks, or HP FlexFabric Data Centers. The HP MSM Wireless course and exam are available now. Additional electives will become available later in 2014.

Why earn this certification?

•To position yourself as a knowledgeable expert who is capable of designing unified campus network strategies in Cloud and Converged Infrastructure environments.
•To validate with key stakeholders your ability to translate business requirements into highly scalable, custom network designs.
•To be part of a community of fellow certified professionals for ongoing synergy and growth.
•To enhance your career advancement and job satisfaction as a certified expert.


Typical candidates for this certification are networking IT professionals with three to five years experience designing and architecting complex enterprise level networks. It is also beneficial to have familiarity with server and storage network related technologies.

Skill level


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.
Learn how in the Learning Center Assist Kit.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

You must have the following prerequisites to move to Step 4:
You must have obtained 1 of the following

Step 4: Complete recommended training

Training is highly recommended to pass each exam. Training is not required, but it will help prepare you for the exams and increase your chances of passing the exams.

Training for Exam HP0-Y50: Architecting HP FlexNetwork Solutions
00887054 Architecting HP FlexNetwork Solutions, Rev 14.21 4 days ILT Register
Training for Exam HP2-Z34: Building HP FlexFabric Data Centers
00908176 Building HP FlexFabric Data Centers, Rev. 14.41 4 days VILT,ILT Register
Training for Exam HP2-Z31: Creating HP Software-defined Networks
00851824 Creating HP Software-defined Networks, Rev. 14.31 4 days VILT,ILT Register
Training for Exam HP2-Z33: HP Unified Wired-Wireless Networks and BYOD
00890621 HP Unified Wired-Wireless Networks and BYOD, Rev 14.31 4 days VILT,ILT Register
Training for Exam HP2-Z32: Implementing HP MSM Wireless Networks
00886659 Implementing HP MSM Wireless Networks, Rev. 14.21 4 days VILT,ILT Register
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

Requirement 1 - Complete 1 of the following exams:
HP0-Y45 Architecting HP Network Solutions N/A
HP0-Y50 Architecting HP FlexNetwork Solutions Register
Requirement 2 - Complete 1 of the following 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.