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. 18, 2014 (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 pleased to be acknowledged by Cisco for the eleventh time with this
meaningful award," said Jerry McIntosh, vice president of advanced technology
solutions for ePlus Technology. "Customer service is a cornerstone of ePlus'
offering to customers. We're proud to be recognized by Cisco again for
delivering an exceptional customer experience as we plan, build, support, and
optimize Cisco advanced technology solutions, helping customers address their
security, enterprise network, collaboration, private cloud, and data
center/virtualization needs."

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 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 with Cisco Master Specializations in
Security, Unified Communications, and Cloud Builder as well as the Cisco
Managed Services Master Certification. In addition, ePlus holds 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

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
900 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.

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Systems Inc. in the United States and certain other countries.

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; 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 implement comprehensive plans for the integration of sales forces,
cost containment, asset rationalization, systems integration and other key
strategies; our ability to reserve adequately for credit losses; our ability
to secure our electronic and other confidential information; future growth
rates in our core businesses; 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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