HERNDON, Va., Aug. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) announced today that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has successfully completed the VMware Healthcare Specialization. This achievement demonstrates that ePlus is committed to becoming an expert in VMware virtualization and cloud solutions for Healthcare customers. Further, in achieving this specialization, ePlus acknowledges that this specialization and VMware solutions are key accelerators for enabling growth in the healthcare virtualization market. "We are proud to be acknowledged by VMware with this Healthcare Specialization, which solidifies our leadership position and commitment to delivering enterprise class solutions for private cloud enablement and end-user computing," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "This designation strengthens our ability to assist healthcare customers leveraging virtualization technology to build a more reliable, flexible, and affordable application delivery model." "VMware is pleased to recognize ePlus for achieving the Healthcare Specialization. It demonstrates to customers that ePlus is committed to be an expert in helping healthcare organizations virtualize their IT environments, enabling them to confidently select ePlus as a solution provider capable of delivering VMware solutions on their journey to cloud computing," said Frank Rauch, vice president, Americas Partner Organization, VMware. "We value our partnership with ePlus, and we appreciate their efforts in achieving this VMware distinction." VMware has established specializations as designations of healthcare expertise that enable customers to identify partners with the highest level of VMware technical solution knowledge and experience. VMware partners with specializations are able to earn customer credibility by driving deeper into customer engagements, based on their knowledge and ability with the healthcare market. The VMware Partner Network is a comprehensive program that provides a common infrastructure, extensive sales and services tools, margin opportunities and industry-recognized training for the entire VMware partner ecosystem, including solution providers, technology partners, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The VMware Partner Network is designed to help ensure a more consistent and successful user experience as well as help partners increase their business potential by improving their skills in VMware solutions. The program helps partners maximize their investments in VMware's virtualization and cloud portfolio to provide customers with the best end-to-end virtualization solutions available.
ePlus is a VMware Premier Solution Provider Partner, focusing on private cloud enablement and end-user computing solutions. Its national team of certified professionals provides pre-sales, sales, and delivery capabilities. ePlus holds VMware competencies in Infrastructure Virtualization, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, and Desktop Virtualization (VIEW). For more information about VMware solutions from ePlus, visit http://www.eplus.com/partners/Pages/vmware.aspx .About ePlus inc. ePlus is a leading integrator of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes by delivering world-class IT products from top manufacturers, managed and professional services, flexible lease financing, proprietary software, and patented business methods and systems. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 800 associates serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers nationally. 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. The names of other companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. VMware is a registered trademark and/or trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the term "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company. 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 the recent uncertainty in the economic environment 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; our ability to maintain effective disclosure controls and procedures and internal control over financial reporting; 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 reserve adequately for credit losses; 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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