HERNDON, Va., Feb. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has expanded its assessment capabilities to offer Enterprise Storage Assessments. The assessment provides visibility into an organization's storage infrastructure and identifies recommended actions for improving storage efficiency, performance, and availability. In its Enterprise Storage Assessment, ePlus takes an in-depth look at an organization's storage architecture to determine the infrastructure's resiliency, capacity, and cost effectiveness. After careful data collection and analysis, deliverables include detailed reports and actionable recommendations—all linked to the organization's specific business operations, compliance, financial, technical, and operational factors. ePlus provides comprehensive data center solutions, including design, implementation, and management. ePlus supports a wide range of environments, including storage vendor arrays such as Brocade, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, and NetApp. In its Enterprise Storage Assessment findings, ePlus considers multiple storage strategies as well as compare/contrast benefits of different approaches. "The explosive growth of data, and the related spiraling costs, make it more critical than ever for customers to have effective storage resource management in place," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "Through our Enterprise Storage Assessment, we arm customers with the critical details and recommendations they need to make the most effective use of their multi-vendor storage resources. We provide insight needed to accurately forecast storage capacity, improve data backup and storage performance, increase application availability, and minimize future storage purchases—driving more savings to their bottom line." ePlus offers a comprehensive suite of lifecycle services, ePlus Service Advantage, to help customers plan, build, support, and optimize their IT infrastructures. A core component to ePlus Service Advantage are ePlus Assessment Services, which are provided across a broad range of critical technologies, including Security, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Readiness, Cloud Readiness, Core Network, Collaboration, and Enterprise Storage. ePlus Assessments are an efficient and cost-effective way for customers to understand their environment and improve the reliability, scalability, performance, and security in their IT infrastructure. For more information about ePlus Assessment Services, visit www.eplus.com/assessments. 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 850 associates serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email email@example.com. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlusinc. 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. 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 financial market disruption 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. 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