ePlus Recognized by Cisco for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction in the United States

ePlus Recognized by Cisco for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction in the
United States

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today
announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has achieved a Customer
Satisfaction Excellence Gold Star from Cisco. This designation recognizes
ePlus for delivering outstanding customer service to customers in the United

"We're proud to be recognized by Cisco for the ninth time with this
significant award," said Jerry McIntosh, vice president of advanced technology
solutions for ePlus Technology. "We consider customer service to be a key
indicator of our success, and we are committed to delivering excellence at
every stage and with every engagement.Achieving Cisco Channel Customer
Satisfaction Excellence is objective evidence that ePlus provides an
exceptional customer experience when planning, designing, deploying, and
managing Cisco advanced technology solutions."

"Customer service is a cornerstone of the Cisco Resale Channel Program.We are
pleased to recognize and congratulate ePlus for achieving outstanding customer
satisfaction," said Edison Peres, senior vice president of the worldwide
channels go-to-market group at Cisco.

Cisco measures the customer satisfaction levels achieved by its Gold, Silver,
and Premier Certified partners based on regional target goals, providing a
weighted average of a partner's pre- and post-sales support over a rolling
12-month period. Partners that achieve outstanding customer satisfaction are
awarded the Customer Satisfaction Excellence Gold Star and can be found using
the advanced search menu in the Cisco Partner Locator.

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides a framework for partners to build
the sales, technical, and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills required to deliver
Cisco solutions to end customers. Through the program's specializations and
certifications, Cisco recognizes a partner's expertise in deploying solutions
based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit
process, the program validates partner qualifications such as technology
skills, business best practices, customer satisfaction, and pre- and
post-sales support capabilities—critical factors in choosing a trusted

ePlus is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner and has achieved Cisco Master
Specializations in Security and Unified Communications as well as the Cisco
Managed Services Master Certification. In addition, ePlus holds Cisco's Cloud
Builder designation as well as Cisco Specializations in Advanced Data Center
Architecture, Advanced Data Center Networking Infrastructure, Advanced
Borderless Network Architecture, Advanced Collaboration Architecture, and
Advanced Routing and Switching. ePlus also holds Cisco ATP designations in
Cisco TelePresence Video Master, Video Surveillance, Identity Services Engine,
and Data Center Unified Computing as well as Authorized Service Provider Video
Partner status and Authorized Digital Media System Partner status. ePlus has
consistently been recognized by Cisco for Excellence in Customer
Satisfaction. For more information about Cisco solutions from ePlus, visit

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.
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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.

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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.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.

CONTACT: Kleyton Parkhurst, SVP
         ePlus inc.
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