SOURCE: ePlus inc.

ePlus inc.

August 18, 2009 08:30 ET

ePlus Technology Awarded Symantec Data Loss Prevention Specialization

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ: PLUS) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, ePlus Technology inc., has received Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Specialization from Symantec Corporation. This designation recognizes ePlus as having the fulfilled the training and program prerequisites to deliver a unified solution to discover, monitor, and protect confidential data wherever it is stored or used.

"We're proud to earn the Data Loss Prevention Specialization from Symantec, which acknowledges our success in helping customers measurably reduce risk, demonstrate compliance, and protect their data, brand, and intellectual property through leading Symantec solutions," said Mark Melvin, chief technology officer for ePlus. "We also offer our customers DLP risk assessments, which result in immediate visibility to identify data-loss risks and the specific information for quick remediation."

To qualify for the Symantec DLP Specialization, ePlus had to meet a number of requirements. These included enrollment in the Symantec Partner Program, investment in the required hardware and software that meets defined specifications to perform product demonstrations, and completion of Symantec training and accreditation requirements for DLP products, including completion of a rigorous training course and a career level certification test for ePlus engineers and sales executives.

Symantec Partner Specializations are designed to recognize partners' solutions expertise. By meeting the qualification requirements and joining a Symantec specialization, partners can demonstrate their proven ability to plan, design, implement, and manage Symantec solutions to both customers and other partners.

ePlus has a close working relationship with Symantec, including status as a Symantec Platinum Partner, to provide data protection, management, availability, and disaster recovery software solutions to government agencies and businesses. ePlus holds multiple Symantec certifications, including Symantec Certified Security Engineers (SCSE) for IDS and Vulnerability Management as well as Symantec Certified Technical Architects (SCTA) in IP Telephony and Firewalls. For more information about Symantec security solutions from ePlus, visit http://www.eplus.com/symantec or contact Lou Giglio at lgiglio@eplus.com or 703-984-8419.

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 625 associates in 20+ locations serving federal, municipal, and commercial 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® and ePlus products referenced herein are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ePlus inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Symantec and the Symantec logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other trademarks may be 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, possible adverse effects resulting from the recent financial crisis in the credit markets and general slowdown of the U.S. economy such as our current and potential customers delaying or reducing technology purchases, increasing credit risk associated with our customers and vendors, reduction of vendor incentive programs, the possibility of additional goodwill impairment charges, and restrictions on our access to capital necessary to fund our operations; the demand for and acceptance of, our products and 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; our ability to consummate and integrate acquisitions; our ability to raise capital and obtain non-recourse financing for our transactions; our ability to reserve adequately for credit losses; 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.

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    ePlus inc.
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