HP ASE - Server Solutions Integrator V8.1

This certification validates that you can implement advanced integration and installation services of HP server solutions. Through the available training, you will learn foundational technologies for a Converged Infrastructure. You will also learn advanced server topics like scripting, performance tuning, advanced troubleshooting and virtualization. The certification also verifies you can install and use system tools to monitor the health and utilization of the IT environment. These tools include the following:
  • HP Insight Management
  • HP Software power utilization tools
  • Customized scripts for automation of infrastructure deployments

Why earn this certification?

  • To demonstrate your ability to help build a data center of the future utilizing server solutions based on the foundation of Converged Infrastructure.
  • To increase your value to your organization and potential employers.
  • To verify that your knowledge and skills can drive more automation, simplicity and efficiency into your data center, improving its overall effectiveness.


Typical candidates for this certification are technical specialists who install, manage, and integrate HP BladeSystem, Integrity or ProLiant solutions into SMB and enterprise environments.

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:
Prerequisite 1
You must have obtained 1 of the following Prerequisite 2
You must have obtained 1 of the following
  • HP ATP - FlexNetwork Solutions V1 (inactive)
  • HP ATP - FlexNetwork Solutions V2
  • HP AIS - Network Infrastructure [2011] (inactive)
  • HP0-S39 : BladeSystem Networking
  • HP0-S32 : HP BladeSystem Networking (inactive)
  • Microsoft - MCSE Server Infrastructure
  • Cisco - Certified Voice Professional (CCVP)
  • Microsoft - MCITP Enterprise Administrator
  • Cisco - Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Microsoft - MCITP Server Administrator
  • Oracle Certified Expert - Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator
  • Sun - Certified Network Administrator (SCNA)
  • Microsoft - MCSE on Windows Server 2003
  • Novell - Certified Linux Engineer (CLE)
  • Red Hat - Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • Linux - Professional Institute Certification Level 2 (LPIC-2)
  • Microsoft - MCSA: Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft - MCSA Windows Server 2012
  • Cisco - Certified Network Associate
  • Cisco - CCIE
  • Cisco - Service Provider (CCIE)
  • Cisco - Storage Networking (CCIE)
  • Cisco - Wireless (CCIE)
  • Cisco - Voice (CCIE)
  • CompTIA - Network+
  • Cisco - CCIE Routing & Switching
  • Linux - Professional Institute Certification Level 3 (LPIC-3)
Prerequisite 3
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 HP2-T21: Administering HP Server Solutions
00753564 Implementing HP SIM, Insight Control, Insight Online and Insight Remote Support, Rev 13.21 4 days ILT Register
Training for Exam HP0-S33: Advanced Integration and Management of HP Server Solutions
00604564 Advanced Integration and Management of HP Server Solutions, Rev 12.41 5 days 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:
HP2-T21 Administering HP Server Solutions Register
Requirement 2 - complete 1 of the following exams:
HP0-S33 Advanced Integration and Management of HP Server Solutions Register

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.