ePlus Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services
Placed on the Elite 150 of CRN’s 2018 Managed Service Provider 500 list
HERNDON, VA – March 1, 2018 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS – news) today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named its wholly owned subsidiary, ePlus Technology, to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.
In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations.
“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources, and navigate the vast field of available technologies. The companies on CRN’s 2018 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs, and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.”
“We are proud to be acknowledged by CRN as part of the Elite 150 Managed Services Providers,” said Dan Farrell, senior vice president of services for ePlus. “Our Managed Services offerings are a strategic component of ePlus’ lifecycle services portfolio. This designation demonstrates our role as a trusted partner to customers, enabling them to gain process efficiencies, achieve better budget predictability, and optimize their IT investments to drive transformative business outcomes.”
“ePlus continues to invest in our capabilities to keep pace with evolving customer demands, especially as they look to us for aggregated service expertise in both on-premise and cloud-based as a service offerings,” said Wayne St. Jacques, vice president of managed and executive services for ePlus. “Being named to the CRN Elite 150 recognizes our commitment to customers and the investments we have made in our overall delivery methodology to maintain alignment with today’s shifting IT landscape.”
The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.
About ePlus Managed Services
ePlus Managed Services help enterprises cost-effectively monitor, control, and proactively manage their IT infrastructure, and off-load a significant burden of day-to-day IT tasks to optimize internal IT operations and mitigate risk. ePlus has delivered Managed Services for more than 10 years to a wide range of clients across multiple industry verticals through its 24/7/365 Managed Services Centers. Visit www.eplus.com/ManagedServices for more information.
About ePlus inc.
ePlus is a leading consultative technology solutions provider that helps customers imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology. With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from cloud to security and digital infrastructure, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,200 associates serving a diverse set of customers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pac. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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