SOURCE: ePlus inc.

May 16, 2008 08:30 ET

ePlus Expands Presence in Texas With New Austin Office

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - May 16, 2008) - ePlus inc. (PINKSHEETS: PLUS) today announced that it has opened a new office in Austin, Texas to serve middle-market customers nationwide with targeted sales and engineering services. Utilizing Cisco technologies to provide integrated telesales services, ePlus is redefining the customer experience by providing real-time pricing, inventory, searching, and ordering capabilities using its market-leading OneSource IT web interface. In combination with configuration and engineering services provided by its highly trained professional services staff, ePlus will be able to help existing and new customers optimize their IT infrastructures.

"ePlus is dedicated to improving the customer experience," stated Mark Marron, senior vice president of sales of ePlus Technology. "With our master certifications from Cisco, broader HP offerings, and continuous improvements with OneSource IT, our goal is to bring the best possible engineering and infrastructure solutions to the middle market. ePlus is raising the bar in the industry for seamlessly integrated delivery -- wrapping together software, leading IT equipment from top manufacturers, and a full range of business and technology services."

The Austin office is headed by Kevin Bradley, vice president, who brings to his role at ePlus nearly a decade of sales and sales management experience in the mid-market and corporate segments for a leading global systems and services company. He was responsible for running the enterprise software team in the corporate space as well as sales growth for the company's major software vendors (including Oracle, VMware, Symantec, Citrix, and others). Mr. Bradley also has extensive experience in the systems and peripheral areas. At ePlus, he will primarily focus the new sales team on expanding the market for ePlus' extensive capabilities in data center solutions, unified communications, leasing services, and enterprise supply management.

"I'm excited to join ePlus," said Bradley. "We've hired a great team that has the necessary credentials, capability, and experience to meet our objective of providing the best customer experience in the industry."

The ePlus Austin office employs an integrated team of sales professionals and pre-sales engineers, as well as a national practice manager for ePlus HP IPG & Supplies. The new Austin team members average more than eight years of technology sales experience with specialized knowledge in a broad range of technology (including systems, servers, and storage). The new employees have held past positions working with companies including Dell, VMware, Oracle, Altiris, and Symantec. The team has completed a rigorous training program in product, process, and sales.

About ePlus inc.

ePlus is a leading provider of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes by delivering world-class IT products from top manufacturers, professional services, flexible lease financing, proprietary software, and patented business methods. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 650 associates in 30+ locations serving more than 2,500 customers. 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®, OneSource® IT, 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 due to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the existence of demand for, and acceptance of, our services; our ability to adapt our services to meet changes in market developments; the impact of competition in our markets; the possibility of defects in our products or catalog content data; our ability to hire and retain sufficient personnel; our ability to protect our intellectual property; a decrease in the capital spending budget our customers; the creditworthiness of our customers; our ability to raise capital and obtain non-recourse financing for our transactions; our ability to reserve adequately for credit losses; our ability to consummate and integrate acquisitions; fluctuations in our operating results; and other risks or uncertainties detailed in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information set forth in this release is as of May 16, 2008. ePlus undertakes no duty to update this information.

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