ePlus Wins Global Public Sector Partner of the Year Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

ePlus Wins Global Public Sector Partner of the Year Award at VMware Partner
Exchange 2013

Partners From Around the World Recognized for Delivering Solutions for the
Software-Defined Data Center

HERNDON, Va., March 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today
announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has been named the
recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Public Sector category. The
award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware's annual partner
event, on February 26 in Las Vegas.

"We are pleased to recognize the outstanding achievements made in 2012 by
members of the VMware partner ecosystem, particularly those partners serving
our global customers," said Colleen Kapase, senior director, Partner
Readiness, VMware. "VMware Partner Exchange is dedicated to educating and
equipping our partner ecosystem with the resources and insights they need to
help deliver first class solutions for the software-defined data center in the
coming year. We congratulate ePlus on winning a VMware Partner Network Award,
and we look forward to our mutual success in 2013."

"We're honored to be named VMware's Public Sector Partner of the Year," said
Darren Raiguel, senior vice president of sales for SLED at ePlus Technology.
"This award demonstrates our success in helping public sector organizations
deploy VMware solutions, including end user computing; server, network, and
desktop virtualization; management tools for private/public cloud delivery;
and backup and recovery of virtual machine environments. We look forward to
continuing to empower SLED organizations to solve today's IT challenges and
get more done with limited resources so they can maintain focus on their core

ePlus is a VMware Premier Solution Provider Partner, focusing on private cloud
enablement and end-user computing solutions. Its national team of certified
professionals provides pre-sales, sales, and delivery capabilities. ePlus
holds VMware competencies in Infrastructure Virtualization, Business
Continuity / Disaster Recovery, and Desktop Virtualization (VIEW). For more
information about VMware solutions from ePlus, visit

About VMware Partner Exchange 2013

VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for virtualization
and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner
ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 200
sessions, including boot camps, breakouts, and workshops, as well as an
extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to
leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined data center to
customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange, 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. 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.

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VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the
word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership
relationship between VMware and any other company.

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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