HERNDON, Va., Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., was named Cisco's Americas Enterprise Networks Partner of the Year and US Nationals Services Partner of the Year. Cisco revealed the winners last week during its annual partner conference in San Francisco. ePlus was also awarded Americas East Architectural Excellence Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year and Americas Public Sector Architectural Excellence: Collaboration. "We are honored with the numerous awards we received this year at Cisco Partner Summit, especially being acknowledged for our success in the Enterprise Networks and Services space," said Darren Raiguel, EVP of technology sales at ePlus. "These recognitions go well beyond the selling of hardware and software, and highlight ePlus' services quality and execution delivered by our talented engineering resources to help customers design, deploy, and manage Cisco's transformational IT solutions. We look forward to continuing to work closely with Cisco to guide customers along their digital transformation journey, enabling them to innovate faster, reduce costs, and lower risk." ePlus is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner with Cisco Master Specializations in Security, Collaboration, Cloud Builder, and Cloud and Managed Services. In addition, ePlus holds Cisco Advanced Specializations in Data Center Architecture, Collaboration Architecture, Enterprise Networks Architecture, IoT - Connected Safety and Security, Security Architecture, and Unified Computing Technology. ePlus also holds Cisco Authorized Technology Provider designations in Application Centric Infrastructure, TelePresence Video Master, Energy Management Suite Integrator, Telehealth Reseller, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise. For more information about Cisco solutions from ePlus, visit www.eplus.com/cisco. About ePlus inc. ePlus is an engineering-centric technology solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology. With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from data center to security, cloud, and collaboration, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,000 associates serving a diverse set of customers nationally, and in Europe. The Company is headquartered at 13595 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon, VA, 20171. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus. ePlus. Where Technology Means More ®. ePlus ®, Where Technology Means More ®, 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, products, and services 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; 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 implement comprehensive plans for the integration of sales forces, cost containment, asset rationalization, systems integration and other key strategies; our ability to reserve adequately for credit losses; our ability to secure our electronic and other confidential information; future growth rates in our core businesses; 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.