HERNDON, Va., April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has been named the Emerson Network Power 2012 U.S. Solution Provider of the Year. The award highlights ePlus' expertise in selling Emerson's solutions and providing expert services to customers in both the IT and facilities areas. The Emerson Network Power 2012 U.S. Partner Award winners are chosen based on their commitment to business management and leadership, personal and professional integrity, and responsiveness to customer needs. ePlus is as an Emerson Network Power Innovation Partnership Program partner that delivers a wide range of data center and cloud computing solutions, including comprehensive data center economic analyses to assist organizations in determining the effect of virtualized cloud workloads on power and cooling. ePlus has been working with Emerson Network Power on the development of new solutions to manage customers' environments to better serve the needs of today's modern data centers and support their business continuity/disaster recovery and power and cooling needs. ePlus empowers customers to maximize productivity, efficiency, and cost savings—and transform IT from a cost center to a business enabler. "We are pleased to be named Emerson Network Power's Solution Provider of the Year for the second consecutive year," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "This designation recognizes ePlus' continued success in solving customers' problems in innovative ways and our consistent engagement of the sales and support teams to provide full service to customers and improve their bottom line." "As the Emerson Network Power 2012 U.S. Solution Provider of the Year winner, ePlus has shown demonstrable growth and understanding of the products, solutions, and services required to meet our customers' IT and facilities needs," said Tracy Collins, director of global channel sales and marketing for Emerson Network Power. "We are pleased to recognize our valued partners who invest their time and resources in training and have committed to becoming experts in Emerson Network Power solutions."
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 info@ePlus.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 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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