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ePlus Wins Four Awards Including Multiple Partner of the Year Designations

HERNDON, VA – June 9, 2020 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUSnews) today announced that it has been recognized with four new awards, including three Partner of the Year designations, from its partners Equinix, Juniper Networks, and NetApp.

ePlus was named the Americas New Partner of the Year as part of the Equinix 2019 Partner Award program. This honor is given to an Equinix partner who has most consistently demonstrated the ability to assist customers in navigating their digital transformation journey.

Juniper Networks also recognized ePlus as an Americas National Partner of the Year, as well as an Americas Security Partner of the Year. ePlus, a Juniper Elite Partner, was awarded both designations for its ability to successfully showcase, implement, and grow the Juniper suite of technology solutions across its customer base.

ePlus was presented with the NetApp Public Sector Innovation Award for its creativity in enabling a unique storage solution incorporating NetApp technology with ePlus Enhanced Maintenance Services to provide more robust, hands-on support for a customer.

“ePlus showed demonstrable success accelerating public cloud access and usage for their customers using Platform Equinix, and we’re honored to recognize them for their hard work and effort. Effective collaboration between ePlus and Equinix is enabling the creation of new, integrated solutions that fuel the digital ambitions of enterprise customers around the world,” said Jules Johnston, vice president, Americas Partner Sales at Equinix.  

“ePlus has taken a very creative approach to growing connected security by implementing labs that give customers a real feel for how this solution can help them,” said Christian Goffi, head of Americas channels and distribution at Juniper Networks. “It is an honor to recognize ePlus for their contributions to our mutual success in the enterprise market. They are among the best of the best of our global partners, and we look forward to continuing to strengthen our relationship with them.”

“The ePlus and NetApp teams worked extremely collaboratively and diligently on this project and made it easy for the customer to benefit from more operational and technical efficiencies because of the managed services piece,” said David Drahozal, senior director, USPS channel sales at NetApp. “This kind of strong partnership helps facilitate the implementation of flexible and creative solutions that provide advantages to customer organizations.”

“Our customers are navigating unprecedented challenges every day and utilizing technology in creative and flexible ways to provide secure and sustainable environments for their employees and customers,” said Ken Farber, president of ePlus Software, Partner Alliances, and Marketing. “We’re proud to be acknowledged by Equinix, Juniper Networks, and NetApp, and we look forward to continuing to help our customers achieve positive business outcomes using powerful technology.”


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 lifecycle services expertise across key areas including security, cloud, data center, collaboration, networking and emerging technologies, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler.  Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,500 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 info@eplus.com.  Connect with ePlus on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.  ePlus, Where Technology Means More®.

ePlus®, Where Technology Means More®, 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, products, and services 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, risks related to COVID-19, including but not limited to its possible effects on the availability of and demand for our products and services, our ability to efficiently and flexibly manage our business amid uncertainties related to COVID-19, and its impact on the economy, possible adverse effects resulting from financial market disruption and fluctuations in foreign currency rates, and general slowdown of the U.S. economy such as our current and potential customers delaying or reducing technology purchases or put downward pressure on prices, 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 to achieve customer account coverage 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 or that of our customers or partners; 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.



Kley Parkhurst, SVP
ePlus inc.

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