SOURCE: ePlus inc.

August 18, 2008 08:30 ET

ePlus Technology Achieves HP Office Printing Elite Status

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2008) - ePlus inc. (PINKSHEETS: PLUS) today announced that ePlus Technology inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, has fulfilled all requirements to earn HP Office Printing Elite Status, part of the HP Office Printing Channel Partner (OPCP) Program. This elite status recognizes partners who demonstrate they can deliver additional value to customers by selling best-in-class imaging and printing products and solutions from HP.

"We're proud to add the HP Office Printing Elite designation to our other HP credentials, including HP Elite Partner Status in Blade Systems, Services, and VMware Solutions," said Annemarie Price, national practice manager of IPG at ePlus. "By transitioning to the HP Office Printing Channel Partner Program, we can continue to drive additional revenue and create new opportunities for growth in our imaging and printing business."

"The Elite status will offer ePlus increased access to HP's entire imaging and printing portfolio, helping customers to optimize their infrastructure, better manage their printing environment, and improve paper-based workflows," said Scott Dunsire, vice president, Imaging and Printing Group Sales, Solution Partners Organization - Americas, HP.

To achieve this status, ePlus met competency and revenue requirements that demonstrated its expertise and alignment with HP's go-to-market strategy, including completion of national technical certification requirements. The HP Office Printing Channel Program provides ePlus with additional incentives, tools, and support that enable it to better address enterprise customer needs with solutions to solve their business challenges.

ePlus is an HP Platinum Business Partner and HP Elite Partner. Through its engineering-centric culture, ePlus delivers enterprise solutions to corporations, state and local government, education, and healthcare organizations. Its team of engineers holds more than 70 HP certifications, and consists of certified blade engineers in all regional offices, HP Master SAN architects, VMware certified engineers, and many other advanced technical resources. In addition, ePlus is Edgeline Sales certified, which enables the company to sell the HP CM8060/50 Color MFP, a cutting-edge, department-class multifunction printer from HP. For more information about HP printing solutions from ePlus, visit http://www.eplus.com/hp_print_document_output.htm or http://www.eplus.com/hp.

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.

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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 budgets of our customers; our ability to consummate and integrate acquisitions; 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; 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 August 18, 2008. ePlus undertakes no duty to update this information.

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