ePlus Enhances Electronic Catalog Solution to Simplify and Improve the
Corporate Purchasing Experience
New Release of eCatalog Improves Business Purchasing
HERNDON, Va., March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS)
announced today that its subsidiary, ePlus Systems, inc., has released
OneSource Catalog+ 4.2, which features new advancements in eCatalog technology
to improve the way users purchase and source a variety of commodities from
suppliers. One of ePlus' proprietary software offerings, the new release of
OneSource Catalog+ creates a consumer-style shopping experience configured to
maintain a purchasing environment to achieve more on-contract spend that
aligns with corporate business objectives.
A newly designed interface transforms the user experience to one that blends
the best features found in consumer-oriented and business-to-business
models.The highly-configurable supplier purchasing catalog assists in
maintaining corporate purchasing parameters while automating and increasing
compliance with contract terms.
"Procurement executives can integrate OneSource Catalog+ with their existing
eProcurement applications to unify supplier data and effectively enforce
contract compliance enterprise-wide," said Ken Farber, president of ePlus
Systems."OneSource Catalog+ is designed to be nimble and intuitive for users,
with deep functionality that businesses demand and customers expect from
ePlus.As a component of our fully-integrated suite, OneSource Catalog+ is
another example of ePlus' technological leadership in supply chain software
that answers changing business needs."
OneSource Catalog+ incorporates a punchout methodology that displays third
party sites as well as internal catalogs within one unified search result.In
addition, the enhanced graphical interface returns approved product content in
search results, making it quick and efficient for users to find contracted
options such as kits and bundles as well as special offers.
For additional information about OneSource Catalog+, visit
www.eplus.com/catalog.To request a live demo or speak to a product expert,
About ePlus Systems, inc.
ePlus Systems, inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ePlus inc., delivers
eProcurement and related solutions and services to help public sector clients
and commercial organizations across all industries get the most value from
their spend.Its diversified portfolio of solutions includes eProcurement,
supplier enablement, catalog content management, spend analytics, document
management, and asset management.These solutions help drive cost savings,
improve compliance, and enhance productivity throughout the
organization.ePlus solutions are offered as hosted Software as a Service
(SaaS) and traditional enterprise licenses.For additional information about
ePlus Systems, visit www.eplus.com/software.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Connect with
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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.
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