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ePlus Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

Placed on the Elite 150 of CRN’s 2019 Managed Service Provider 500 list

HERNDON, Va., March 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has been named to the CRN® 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category.  CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, releases the list annually to recognize North American solution providers with innovative approaches to managed services.  These services help customers improve operational efficiencies, maximize return on IT investments, and continuously help them navigate the complexities of IT solutions.

Managed service providers are integral to the success of businesses everywhere.  They empower companies to implement and operate complex technologies while staying within their budgets and focusing on their core business.  CRN’s MSP 500 list identifies the most groundbreaking managed service organizations, with advanced solutions that have endless potential for growth.

“Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources, and navigate the vast field of available technologies,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company.  “The companies on CRN’s 2019 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs, and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.”

“We are proud to be acknowledged by CRN again this year as part of the Elite 150 Managed Services Providers,” said Dan Farrell, senior vice president of global services for ePlus.  “ePlus Managed Services are a strategic component of our solutions portfolio.  This MSP 500 designation demonstrates our ability to cover the complete technology lifecycle for customers, from predictability of spend and gains in process efficiencies to transforming organizations through business and IT alignment.”

“ePlus continues to expand our capabilities, accelerating the evolution of device-based offerings to suites of business-tied solutions that keep pace with customer demands,” said Wayne St. Jacques, vice president of managed and executive services for ePlus.  “Being named to the CRN Elite 150 recognizes the commitment and investments we have made to continually improve the quality of our deliverables, ensuring we maximize business value and relevance for our customers.”

The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2019 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.  

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with its 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 unequalled channel experience, the organization draws from its deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.  For more information, visit www.thechannelco.com.

About ePlus Managed Services

ePlus Managed Services help enterprises cost-effectively monitor, control, and proactively manage their IT infrastructure, and off-load a significant burden of day-to-day IT tasks to optimize internal IT operations and mitigate risk.  ePlus has delivered Managed Services for more than 10 years to a wide range of clients across multiple industry verticals through its 24/7/365 Managed Services Centers.  Visit www.eplus.com/services/managed-services for more information. 

About ePlus inc.

ePlus is a leading consultative technology solutions provider that helps customers imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology.  With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from cloud to security and digital infrastructure, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler.  Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,500 associates serving a diverse set of customers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pac.  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 LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook
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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, exposure to changes in, interpretations of, or enforcement trends in legislation and regulatory matters; managing a diverse product set of solutions in highly competitive markets with a number of key vendors; adapting to meet changes in markets and competitive deployments; maintaining and increasing advanced professional services by recruiting and retaining highly skilled, competent personnel, and vendor certifications; increasing the total number of customers who use our managed services and professional services and continuing to enhance our managed services offerings to remain competitive in the marketplace; performing professional and managed services competently; maintaining our proprietary software and updating our technology infrastructure to remain competitive in the marketplace; reliance on third parties to perform some of our service obligations to our customers; changes in the Information Technology (“IT”) industry and/or rapid changes in product offerings, including the proliferation of the cloud, infrastructure as a service (“IaaS”), and software as a service (“SaaS”); our dependence on key personnel to maintain certain customer relationships, and our ability to hire, train, and retain sufficient qualified personnel; disruptions or a security breach in our or our vendors’ IT systems and data and audio communication networks; our ability to secure our own customers’ electronic and other confidential information, and remain secure during a cyber-security attack; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights and successfully defend any challenges to the validity of our patents or allegations that we are infringing upon any third-party patents, and the costs associated with those actions, and, when appropriate, license required technology; 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