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ePlus Receives 2014 Top Growth Storage Partner Award at HP's Global Partner Conference

HERNDON, Va., April 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., was awarded co-winner in the Enterprise Group U.S. 2014 Top Growth Partner HP Storage VAR category at HP's Global Partner Conference held recently in Las Vegas.

"As we work with our customers to transform the way they deliver applications and data to their business, storage is one of the most critical components," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "Our methodology and approach to the new style of IT helps our customers streamline and optimize IT service delivery while significantly reducing complexity and cost. We are proud to be recognized by HP as a Top Growth Storage Partner for our success in this area."

"Modern storage designs, such as HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage and HP StoreOnce Backup, are built for a new style of IT that customers are deploying," said Andrew Manners, vice president, HP Storage. "Partners like ePlus play a critical role in consulting with their clients to accelerate storage transformation efforts to meet changing IT demands."

ePlus is an HP Platinum Partner with HP specializations in Converged Infrastructure and Printing and Computing Systems. ePlus delivers a range of HP solutions, including storage modernization for next generation data centers, application optimized compute platforms, software defined networking, IT transformation and service delivery, and end user and mobile device management. ePlus has a national team of certified HP engineers and operates an HP Cloud Center of Excellence. More information about HP solutions from ePlus can be found at www.eplus.com/hp.

About ePlus inc.

ePlus is a leading integrator of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes by delivering world-class IT products from top manufacturers, managed and professional services, flexible lease financing, proprietary software, and patented business methods and systems. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 900 associates serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email info@eplus.com. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at twitter.com/eplus.

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Statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements." Actual and anticipated future results may vary materially due to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, possible adverse effects resulting from financial market disruption and general slowdown of the U.S. economy such as our current and potential customers delaying or reducing technology purchases, increasing credit risk associated with our customers and vendors, reduction of vendor incentive programs, and restrictions on our access to capital necessary to fund our operations; our ability to consummate and integrate acquisitions; the possibility of goodwill impairment charges in the future; significant adverse changes in, reductions in, or losses of relationships with major customers or vendors; the demand for and acceptance of, our products and services; our ability to adapt our services to meet changes in market developments; our ability to implement comprehensive plans for the integration of sales forces, cost containment, asset rationalization, systems integration and other key strategies; our ability to reserve adequately for credit losses; our ability to secure our electronic and other confidential information; future growth rates in our core businesses; our ability to protect our intellectual property; the impact of competition in our markets; the possibility of defects in our products or catalog content data; our ability to adapt to changes in the IT industry and/or rapid change in product standards; our ability to realize our investment in leased equipment; our ability to hire and retain sufficient qualified personnel; and other risks or uncertainties detailed in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information set forth in this press release is current as of the date of this release and ePlus undertakes no duty or obligation to update this information.

CONTACT: Kleyton Parkhurst, SVP ePlus inc. kparkhurst@eplus.com 703-984-8150Source:ePlus inc.