ePlus Named to CRN's 2013 List of Tech Elite 250

ePlus Named to CRN's 2013 List of Tech Elite 250

Third Annual List Recognizes IT Solution Providers With Deep Technical
Expertise and Premier Certifications in North America

HERNDON, Va., March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today
announced that it has been named to CRN's third annual list of the Tech Elite
250. Companies on the 2013 Tech Elite 250 list represent an elite group of IT
solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to
earn the most advanced technical certifications in the IT Channel for data
center or cloud.

In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with the UBM Tech Channel research
group and a team of outside experts to define the most customer-beneficial
technical certifications in the IT channel.These technical certifications
have enabled solution providers to deliver the most premium products, service
and support to their North American customers.

ePlus is a nationwide integrator of leading IT products and services to both
the public and private sectors. It delivers a full range of IT solutions and
services to its customers, from data centers and cloud computing to
collaboration, infrastructure, mobility and Bring Your Own Device, security,
and more.

"The 2013 Tech Elite 250 list recognizes an exclusive group of solution
providers that have invested in training and technical know-how to help their
customers understand the benefits of some of the most sophisticated technology
deployments in the market – and have shown a dedication to helping customers
innovate while reducing costs," said Kelley Damore, senior vice president,
editorial director at UBM Tech Channel."By identifying and adapting to the
skills and training needed to best serve today's customers, members of the
Tech Elite 250 have proven their commitment to delivering the products and
services that today's customers value most."

"We're pleased to make CRN's list of the Tech Elite 250 again this year," said
Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "Our team works hard to maintain
the highest technical certifications, allowing us to apply deep engineering
expertise, multi-market experience, strong strategic alliances, and an
unwavering commitment to value and customer satisfaction to every
engagement.We look forward to continuing to develop and deliver innovative,
scalable, and financially sound solutions that empower our customers to
optimize any aspect of their IT infrastructure."

To view a sample list of winners visit www.CRN.com or view the February issue
of the print magazine.View the full list in the CRN Tech News app, available
for the iPad at http://go.crn.com/TE250-13 and for Windows 8 devices at

About UBM Tech Channel

UBM Tech Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media,
research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30
years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel
expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing
partner recruitment, enablement, and go-to-market strategy in order to
accelerate technology sales. UBM Tech Channel is a UBM company. To learn
more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com.Follow us on
Twitter at http://twitter.com/ubmtechchannel.

UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and
bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and
provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We
focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game
developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists
around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into
specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and
their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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

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.

CONTACT: Kleyton Parkhurst, SVP
         ePlus inc.
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