ePlus Named to CRN's 2014 List of Tech Elite 250
Annual List Recognizes IT Solution Providers with Deep Technical Expertise and Premier Certifications
HERNDON, VA - April 15, 2014 - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS - news) today announced that it has been named to CRN's annual list of the Tech Elite 250. These companies represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading vendors.
In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with The Channel Company's research group to define the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the IT channel. These technical certifications-from vendors including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware, and Symantec-have enabled solution providers to deliver the most premium products, service and support to their North American customers.
ePlus is a nationwide integrator of leading IT products and services to both the public and private sectors. It delivers a full range of IT solutions and services to its customers, from data centers and cloud computing to collaboration, infrastructure, mobility and Bring Your Own Device, security, and more.
"The solution providers highlighted on our annual Tech Elite 250 have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained industry credibility by investing in the IT certifications necessary to stay competitive and deliver the highest level of service to their customers," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "These featured solution providers have enhanced and strengthened their partnerships by earning some of the most difficult certifications from some of the biggest names in IT. We congratulate these organizations and look forward to their continued success."
"We're pleased to make CRN's list of the Tech Elite 250 again this year," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "By maintaining the highest technical certifications from our top manufacturing partners, our team applies deep engineering expertise, multi-market experience, and a strong commitment to value and customer satisfaction to every engagement. We look forward to continuing to design and deliver innovative, scalable, and integrated solutions in the most critical technologies for our customers."
Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation, and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at twitter.com/eplus.
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