HERNDON, Va., March 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has increased its sales and engineering teams in New England by adding new locations in Providence, Rhode Island and Portland, Maine. The new team members and locations strengthen ePlus' existing presence in New England, including its offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. The new personnel have a wide range of experience in advanced technologies and services, including networking, storage, security, and advanced video solutions. In addition, the new staff brings particular expertise in the State and Local Government/Education (SLED) vertical, especially as it relates to E-Rate and grant support services. "We are excited about our enhanced capabilities to further extend our reach to commercial/enterprise and public sector accounts throughout New England with our new team of sales and engineering professionals," said Gene Ratto, regional vice president of sales, New England, at ePlus Technology. "Our new team members bring proven success driving sales and designing and delivering integrated IT solutions. We look forward to the opportunity to enhance service to customers throughout the entire region, enabling them to optimize their IT infrastructures, enhance their business agility, and find new ways to connect and collaborate." About e Plus 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. 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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