HERNDON, VA - May 10, 2016 - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS - news) announced that its 11th National Sales Meeting (NSM) and concurrent CIO Summit began today in Orlando.
The event brings together more than 600 attendees and industry thought leaders, including ePlus personnel, customers, and partners in a multi-day collaborative environment. The meeting's theme is Transformation, and includes interactive sales and engineering tracks to facilitate strategic focus on the company's key customer offerings, including:
Solutions - Agile and flexible Cloud, Data Center, Collaboration, and Infrastructure technologies
Security-From the perimeter to the data, complemented by security services offerings
Services-A full suite of IT strategy, Professional, and Managed Services to plan, build, support, and optimize the entire IT infrastructure
Software-To support customers' consumption models focused around subscription, perpetual, and enterprise licensing agreements
"In today's dynamic environment, the ability to transform is critical. As the theme of ePlus' National Sales Meeting this year, we will focus on driving transformative business outcomes and working collectively as a company and with our partners to make technology mean more-and do more-for our customers," said Phillip G. Norton, chairman, CEO, and president of ePlus. "ePlus is Where Technology Means More."
ePlus CIO Summit
ePlus is also hosting its annual CIO Summit, which provides ePlus customers the opportunity to gain insight into key technology issues and trends in an exclusive group setting with other CIOs, ePlus engineers and management, and strategists from top industry manufacturers. Through presentations, technology panels, and roundtable discussions, ePlus CIO Summit participants will have the chance to share best practices and discuss critical IT initiatives.
In addition, there will be 60+ partner exhibitors on display at ePlus' annual Partner Pavilion, which gives strategic partners an opportunity to network and collaborate with ePlus staff, executives, and CIO Summit attendees.
Guest speakers for ePlus' National Sales Meeting and CIO Summit include:
Biri Singh, CTO, Cisco
Kerry Bailey, Senior VP, Sales, HPE
David O'Berry, FirstNet Chief Architect, Intel Security Group
Tom Mendoza, Vice Chairman, NetApp
John Davis, VP and Regional Chief Security Officer, Palo Alto Networks
Sumit Dhawan, SVP and GM, Desktop Products, VMware
ePlus continues its tradition of charitable support by raising funds through a staff Fun Run/Walk and preparing care packages to benefit Soldier's Angels, an organization that provides comfort and aid to members of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard; their families; and a growing veteran population.
About ePlus inc.
ePlus is an engineering-centric technology solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology. With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from data center to security, cloud, and collaboration, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,000 associates serving a diverse set of customers nationally, and in Europe. The Company is headquartered at 13595 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon, VA, 20171. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email email@example.com. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus. ePlus. Where Technology Means More.
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