ePlus Achieves Cisco Advanced Content Security Specialization in the United States

ePlus Achieves Cisco Advanced Content Security Specialization in the United
States

HERNDON, Va., March 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today
announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has achieved the
Advanced Content Security Specialization from Cisco. This specialization
recognizes ePlus as having fulfilled the training requirements and program
prerequisites to sell, install, and support email and Web content security
products.

"We're pleased to achieve this Cisco security credential," said Jerry
McIntosh, vice president of advanced technology solutions for ePlus
Technology. "Today the most malicious threats are found in the most popular
online channels (email and web).Through our ePlus Security division, we
enable customers to protect their systems from breach and their sensitive data
from espionage and exfiltration.A robust Content Security suite is critical
to this defensive strategy."

The Cisco Advanced Content Security Specialization creates an opportunity for
Cisco partners to help customers reduce costly downtime associated with
email-based spam, viruses, and Web threats. Partners with the Advanced
Content Security Specialization extend their expertise to include deploying
Cisco IronPort email and Web security solutions.

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides partners with the training required
to build sales and to improve their design and technical skills that are then
validated through a third-party audit. Achieving the Cisco Advanced Content
Security Specialization provides ePlus with access to comprehensive sales,
technical, and lifecycle services training and support from Cisco.

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, Advanced
Routing and Switching, and Advanced Content Security. 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 www.eplus.com/cisco.

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.

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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.
         kparkhurst@eplus.com
         703-984-8150
 
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