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HPE Aruba Networking Certified Professional – Data Center

Validates the knowledge and skills required to design, deploy, and manage secure, scalable, resilient, and high-performing data center network infrastructure based on HPE Aruba Networking data center products.

Why earn this certification?

  • Position yourself as a trusted IT professional with knowledge and skills to design, deploy, and manage secure, scalable, resilient, and high-performing data center network infrastructure based on HPE Aruba Networking data center products.
  • Validate your skills and experience required to integrate data center networking switches with other products.
  • Advance your career as a certified professional who has extensive experience designing and validating data center networks that meet customer requirements.

Candidate

Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience implementing and supporting data center networks.

Ideal candidates for this exam can:

  • Design and validate data center networks that meet customer requirements.
  • Deploy HPE Aruba Data Center Networking switches into greenfield or brownfield network environments.
  • Integrate data center networking switches with other products such as servers, storage, hypervisors, etc. from HPE or 3rd party vendors.
  • Troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain the data center network.

Skill level: Professional

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this examination.

The examination includes 75 questions. Read the entire question and consider all options before you answer. If the question includes an exhibit, study the exhibit and read the question again. Select the answer that fully responds to the question. If the question asks for more than one answer, select all correct answers. There is no partial credit. Exam items are based on expected knowledge acquired from job experience, an expected level of industry-standard knowledge, or other prerequisites (events, supplemental materials, etc.).

It is strongly recommended that candidates already hold the Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA) and complete the Implementing Data Center Networks training before you take this exam. Successful completion of the course or study materials alone does not ensure you will pass the exam.

Recertification paths

HPE Aruba Networking Certified Professional - Data Center certification is valid for three (3) years from the date achieved. To renew you must pass the current assessment before the expiration date.

Learning resources

  • Implementing Data Center Networks
    This course is strongly recommended prior to attempting the certification examination.
    Instructor-led Training
    Virtual Instructor-led Training
    Length: 5 days
    It is strongly recommended that the candidate have taken Aruba OS-CX Switching Fundamentals and Implementing Aruba OS-CX Switching courses or have taken the Aruba Campus Access Fundamentals and Implementing Aruba Campus Access courses.
  • How to Study for Aruba Certification Exams

This certification validates that you can:

  • design, deploy, and manage secure, scalable, resilient, and high-performing data center network infrastructure based on HPE Aruba Networking data center products.
  • validate your skills and experience required to integrate data center networking switches with other products.
  • advance your career as a certified professional who has extensive experience designing and validating data center networks that meet customer requirements.

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