HERNDON, Va., Feb. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has successfully completed a quadruple Cisco audit and received four re-certifications:
- Cisco Gold Partner
- Cisco Master Unified Communications Specialization
- Cisco Master Security Specialization
- Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Certification (with Cisco Powered Managed Services designation in Unified Threat Management)
The results of the audit illustrate ePlus' ability to meet rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in networking competency, service, support, and customer satisfaction. These designations recognize ePlus as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy, and support highly sophisticated Cisco unified communications and security solutions. ePlus is also recognized for its investment in the ITIL ® processes, practices, and tools necessary to provide high-quality cloud and managed services.
"We are proud of this significant achievement. The results affirm our best practices across multiple Cisco solutions and services," said Jerry McIntosh, vice president of advanced technology solutions for ePlus Technology. "We have demonstrated the set of skills and capabilities to enable our customers to connect, communicate, and collaborate, protect their assets, and empower their workforce with the latest technologies. As a result, our customers can continue to expect excellence in Cisco solution sales, delivery, cloud enablement services, and managed services.""ePlus has made investments to deliver the integrated and customized technology solutions that today's customers demand," said Edison Peres, senior vice president of worldwide channels at Cisco. "Its investments in Master Unified Communications and Master Security Specializations as well as Master Managed Services Certification rank ePlus among an elite group of channel partners with the resources to deploy, manage, and support solutions and services for multiple technologies." As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, ePlus has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving Cisco advanced specializations in unified communications, routing and switching, security, and wireless LAN. In addition, ePlus has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into its offerings and is required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.