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ePlus Announces Storage-as-a-Service Powered by Pure Storage

Delivers highly-dynamic and flexible consumption model for enterprise storage complemented by first-call support and customer success resources

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS – news) today announced the launch of ePlus Storage-as-a-Service powered by Pure Storage Evergreen//One™. As part of Pure Storage's Managed Services Provider Program, ePlus' offering combines flexible subscription models for storage consumption of Pure Storage Evergreen//One with ePlus technical support and customer success resources.

ePlus logo (PRNewsfoto/ePlus inc.)
ePlus logo (PRNewsfoto/ePlus inc.)

The new service delivers:

  • Expedited time to issue resolution

  • Greater insights into storage capacity planning, billing, and forecasting

  • A consumption-based utility model

  • On-demand burst capacity to facilitate agility and growth

"Our vision is to deliver customers their on-premises data center infrastructure in an 'as-a-service' model to reduce both their upfront capital investments as well as their risk of over, or under, buying," said Justin Mescher, vice president of cloud and data center solutions at ePlus. "As customers move workloads to the cloud, capacity planning for the data center will become increasingly difficult. ePlus Storage-as-a-Service powered by Pure Storage provides a cost-effective and convenient way to leverage Pure's enterprise-class technology complemented by expert first-call support and customer success resources. Rather than forecasting and pre-purchasing growth capacity, customers have the flexibility to evolve at their own pace to accommodate cloud and application modernization initiatives."

"I'm excited how our partnership with ePlus continues to grow to meet the needs of customers looking for alternatives for data centers to support business demands," said Wendy Stusrud, vice president of global partner sales at Pure Storage. "ePlus' Storage-as-a-Service using Pure's Evergreen//One solution means our joint customers can manage their growth while having greater cost efficiencies, improved sustainability, and a lower impact on the environment."

For more information about ePlus Storage-as-a-Service powered by Pure Storage Evergreen//One, visit www.eplus.com/STaaS

About ePlus inc.

ePlus has an unwavering and relentless focus on leveraging technology to create inspired and transformative business outcomes for its customers. Offering a robust portfolio of solutions, as well as a full set of consultative and managed services across the technology spectrum, ePlus has proudly achieved more than 30 years of success in the business, carrying customers forward through adversity, rapidly changing environments, and other obstacles. ePlus is a trusted advisor, bringing expertise, credentials, talent and a thorough understanding of innovative technologies, spanning security, cloud, data center, networking, collaboration and emerging solutions, to organizations across all industry segments. With complete lifecycle management services and flexible payment solutions, ePlus' more than 1,700 associates are focused on cultivating positive customer experiences and are dedicated to their craft, harnessing new knowledge while applying decades of proven experience. ePlus is headquartered in Virginia, with offices in the United States, UK, Europe, and Asia‐Pacific. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email info@eplus.com.  Connect with ePlus on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  ePlus, Where Technology Means More®.

ePlus®, Where Technology Means More®, 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, the duration and impact of COVID-19 and the efficacy of vaccine roll-outs, which could materially adversely affect our financial condition and results of operations and has resulted worldwide in governmental authorities imposing numerous unprecedented measures to try to contain the virus that has impacted and may further impact our workforce and operations, the operations of our customers, and those of our respective vendors, suppliers, and partners; national and international political instability fostering uncertainty and volatility in the global economy including an economic downturn, an increase in tariffs or adverse changes to trade agreements, exposure to fluctuation in foreign currency rates, interest rates and downward pressure on prices; our ability to successfully perform due diligence and integrate acquired businesses; the possibility of goodwill impairment charges in the future; reduction of vendor incentive programs; significant adverse changes in, reductions in, or losses of relationships with one or more of our largest volume 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 to achieve customer account coverage 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 or that of our customers or partners and remain secure during a cyber-security attack; 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.

 

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