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ePlus Honored as EMC Breakthrough Partner of the Year

HERNDON, Va., May 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., received the 2014 EMC Breakthrough Partner of the Year Award from EMC Corporation. The award was presented to ePlus this week at the 2015 EMC World Global Partner Summit.

"We are pleased to be named EMC's Breakthrough Partner for the Year," said Mark Marron, chief operating officer of ePlus. "This award reflects the success we have had working with EMC to help our customers achieve critical business objectives and enhance their agility. We're proud to be recognized for our innovative approach, investments in training, exemplary customer service, and strong business results to earn this designation."

"ePlus has achieved outstanding business outcomes in 2014 through tremendous dedication to driving success for customers with best-of-breed EMC solutions," said Scott Millard, vice president, Americas Channel Sales for EMC Corporation. "This level of commitment speaks volumes – ePlus has delivered innovative solutions that help redefine customers' businesses as well as the IT industry at-large. For that reason, I am thrilled to recognize ePlus as our Breakthrough Partner of the Year."

ePlus is an EMC Business Partner and EMC Authorized Professional Services Partner in Storage Infrastructure, Data Center, and Back Up and Recovery. ePlus holds EMC Solution Specializations in Data Center – VSPEX® / Vblock® Systems and Server Virtualization – VMware®. The company has a team of EMC Certified Storage Engineers, EMC Certified Back Up Engineers, and EMC Accredited Sales Professionals. For more information about EMC solutions from ePlus, visit www.eplus.com/emc.

About ePlus inc.

ePlus is an engineering-centric solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology. The company holds the highest certifications from top technology partners and has expertise in key transformative technologies, from data center to security, cloud, and collaboration. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 975 associates serving commercial, state, municipal, and education customers nationally. The Company is headquartered at 13595 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon, VA, 20171. 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 www.twitter.com/ePlus. ePlus. Where Technology Means More.™

ePlus® and ePlus products referenced herein are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ePlus inc. in the United States and/or other countries. The names of other companies, products, and services mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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.