October 2012

ePlus Qualifies as Unified Workspace Partner

ePlus Joins the Cisco and Citrix Partner Accelerator Initiative

ePlus Recognized for Ability to Deliver Multi-Vendor Solutions

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has qualified as a Unified Workspace Partner via the Cisco and Citrix Partner Accelerator Initiative. ePlus has demonstrated the proven skills and expertise necessary to deliver complete solutions for desktop virtualization and collaboration based on the Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) with Citrix XenDesktop(R).

The Cisco VXI with Citrix XenDesktop solution simplifies the complexity of implementing a desktop virtualization solution by focusing on providing an agile, scalable, and highly secure infrastructure. The solution provides an extensible platform for a broad set of workspace use cases, from basic virtual desktops to integrated high-performance collaboration services and highly secure multi-device mobility. As a channel partner of Cisco and Citrix, ePlus has consulting skills and technical expertise to work with customers to deploy desktop virtualization across their enterprises.

“We’re pleased to be the first North American partner recognized by both Cisco and Citrix with this designation for our proven ability to deliver desktop virtualization and collaboration solutions,” said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. “We look forward to continuing to help customers address challenges in today’s changing workplace, including bring your own device, mobility, video, collaboration, security, desktop and application virtualization, and cloud computing.

Our participation in the Cisco and Citrix Partner Accelerator Initiative allows us to build more strategic relationships with our customers as we assist in enhancing application access, communication, and security.”

The Cisco and Citrix Partner Accelerator Initiative aligns the channel sales and delivery models across the two companies through a single framework, which joint channel partners can use to capitalize on the fast-growing customer demand for the Cisco VXI with Citrix XenDesktop solution.

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 800 associates serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit http://www.eplus.com/, call 888-482-1122, or email info@eplus.com.

ePlus(R) 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.
kparkhurst@eplus.com
703-984-8150

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