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ePlus Named One of 2016 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN

HERNDON, Va., April 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ePlus to its 2016 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors.

To compile the annual list, The Channel Company’s research group and CRN editors work together to identify the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the North American IT channel. Companies who have obtained these elite designations— which enable solution providers to deliver premium products, services, and customer support—are then selected from a pool of online applicants.

ePlus is an engineering-centric technology solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology. It delivers a full range of IT solutions and services to its customers, from data centers and cloud computing to security, collaboration, infrastructure, and more.

“The solution providers selected for our annual Tech Elite 250 list have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained strong industry credibility by earning some of the most difficult IT certifications available from top technology vendors,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “Attainment of these exclusive certifications strengthens the channel as a whole by invigorating partnerships and enabling the delivery of exceptional customer service. We congratulate each of these organizations and look forward to their continued success.”

“We’re pleased to make CRN’s list of the Tech Elite 250 again this year,” said Mark Marron, chief operating officer of ePlus. “By maintaining the highest technical certifications from our top manufacturing partners, we approach every engagement with deep engineering expertise across all key technologies and a strong commitment to the customer experience. We look forward to continuing to design and deliver innovative, scalable, and integrated solutions that drive transformative business outcomes.”

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.crn.com.

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, it connects and empowers technology suppliers, solution providers, and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, the company draws from its deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. Visit www.thechannelco.com for more information. CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. The Channel Company logo is a trademark of The Channel Company, LLC (registration pending). All rights reserved.

About ePlus inc.

ePlus is an engineering-centric technology solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology. With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from data center to security, cloud, and collaboration, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,000 associates serving a diverse set of customers nationally, and in Europe. 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®.

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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 703-984-8150

Source: ePlus inc.