HP ATA - Cloud V1

This certification validates that you understand a customer’s business objectives and can optimize, troubleshoot, and support end-to-end IT cloud solution designs and deployment. This includes on premises, hosted, and cloud solutions for small to medium size businesses.
HP Institute is designed for you. Learn industry standard cloud and virtualization technologies. Learn how to support disaster recovery plans, install, configure, and upgrade servers, storage, data, networks, clients, applications and users in both new and existing environments.

Why earn this certification?

  • To learn valuable technical skills and the relevant business context.
  • To get practical experience with HP products and industry standard technologies.
  • To gain higher job and earning potential through an industry recognized certification that validates your job readiness.


Typical candidates are students who want knowledge of industry standard IT and cloud technologies relevant in today’s small to medium size business environment. Students who aspire to these key IT roles: IT solutions architect, systems engineer, technical support engineer, system administrator, network management center, and help desk support.

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?

There are no upgrade paths available for this certification.

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:
Prerequsite 1
You must have obtained 1 of the following
Prerequsite 2
You must have obtained 1 of the following
Prerequsite 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 HP4-A04: Designing & Deploying Cloud Solutions
00421554 Designing & Deploying Cloud Solutions 5 days 5 hours 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

HP4-A04 Designing & Deploying Cloud 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.