HERNDON, Va., Feb. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has been named to the inaugural CRN Tech Elite 250. The Tech Elite 250 serves as the industry's definitive list of VARs with both deep technical expertise and premier certifications. ePlus has been recognized as a best-of-breed integrator who has invested in technical know-how and earned premier certifications in the areas of data centers and infrastructure for North American customers. For more information on the list of winners, visit http://www.crn.com. CRN Editors worked with solution providers and outside experts to define the most important technical certifications in the market today. By mapping certifications against the key technology opportunities as defined by CRN's State of the Market and Midmarket study, the Tech Elite 250 recognizes the VARs most committed to helping customers innovate while reducing costs. ePlus Technology is a nationwide provider of leading IT products and services to both the public and private sectors. The company delivers a full range of IT solutions and services to its customers, from cloud computing to virtualization, data centers, unified communications, video and collaboration, storage, security, and more. "The Tech Elite 250 recognizes an elite group of VARs who are successfully navigating the dynamic IT channel market," said Kelley Damore, vice president, editorial director at Everything Channel. "By adapting to new customer purchasing patterns and redefining best practices, these solution providers are delivering the strategies and value customers demand to compete in today's competitive economic environment." "We're pleased to make CRN's inaugural list of the Tech Elite 250," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "Through our best-of-breed product and service offerings–complemented by deep engineering expertise, multi-market experience, strong strategic alliances, and an unwavering commitment to value and customer satisfaction–we're able to develop and deliver innovative, scalable, and financially sound solutions that empower our customers to optimize any aspect of their IT infrastructure." About e Plus inc. ePlus is a leading provider of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes by delivering world-class IT products from top manufacturers, professional services, flexible lease financing, proprietary software, and patented business methods. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 690 associates in 20+ locations serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit http://www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email email@example.com. ePlus ® and ePlus products referenced herein are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ePlus inc. in the United States and/or other countries. About Everything Channel Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl. 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Actual and anticipated future results may vary materially due to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, possible adverse effects resulting from the recent financial crisis in the credit markets 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, the possibility of additional goodwill impairment charges, and restrictions on our access to capital necessary to fund our operations; the demand for and acceptance of, our products and services; our ability to adapt our services to meet changes in market developments; the impact of competition in our markets; the possibility of defects in our products or catalog content data; our ability to hire and retain sufficient personnel; our ability to protect our intellectual property; our ability to consummate and integrate acquisitions; our ability to raise capital and obtain non-recourse financing for our transactions; our ability to reserve adequately for credit losses; 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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