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ePlus Holds 10th National Sales Meeting and Celebrates 25th Anniversary


HERNDON, VA - May 11, 2015 - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS - news) today announced it will be holding its 10th National Sales Meeting and concurrent CIO Summit this week in Chicago.  The event also marks the company's 25th corporate anniversary.
 
ePlus' event will have more than 600 attendees, including ePlus sales executives, engineers, and management as well as partners.  The meeting includes interactive sales and engineering tracks that map directly to strategic focus areas for the company, including Cloud/Data Center, Security, Infrastructure, and Collaboration as well as planning, building, supporting, and optimizing these key technologies through customized services. 
    
The event also includes ePlus' fourth CIO Summit, which gives ePlus customers the opportunity to gain insight into key technology issues and trends in an exclusive group setting with other CIOs, ePlus engineers and management,  and strategists from top industry manufacturers.  Through presentations, technology panels, and roundtable discussions, ePlus CIO Summit participants will have the chance to share best practices and discuss critical IT initiatives.
 
In addition, there will be 60 partner exhibitors on display at ePlus' annual Partner Pavilion, which gives strategic partners an opportunity to network and collaborate with ePlus staff, executives, and CIO Summit attendees. 
 
Guest speakers for ePlus' National Sales Meeting and CIO Summit include:
  • Cisco Keynote Speaker - Padma Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Cisco
  • HP Keynote Speaker - Dan Belanger, Vice President Sales, Enterprise Group, East Area US, HP
  • Chris Wolf, CTO, VMware
  • Security Guest Speaker - John Watters, Chairman & CEO, iSight Partners
  • Todd Meister, Vice President, Software & Solutions Innovation, Americas Partner Organization, Cisco
  • Jeff McCullough, Vice President, WW Channels GTM Strategy and Planning Team, HP
  • Lynne Frankel, Sr. Director, Devices and Cloud, Microsoft
  • Pat McNallan, Director, North Americas Solution Provider Enterprise Solution Sales (ESS), Intel Corporation 
ePlus will also continue its tradition of charitable support by hosting a "Backpack Project" during this year's National Sales Meeting.  Nearly 200 attendees are volunteering to arrive early to help Chicago school-age children in need by filling backpacks with school supplies and weekend food.  In addition to backpack donations, ePlus is holding a company-wide book drive to collect new or gently used books for elementary school aged children. ePlus has raised more than $25,000 at recent National Sales Meetings to benefit Wounded Warrior Project and Give Kids the World.
 
"Our National Sales Meeting is very special for us this year as we mark two significant milestones: our 10th event and our 25th corporate anniversary," said Phillip G. Norton, chairman, CEO, and president of ePlus.  "Over the past 10 years, the number of National Sales Meeting attendees has more than tripled, and we've added our CIO Summit.  Our growth, both in the scope of this annual event and overall as a company, is a testament to our commitment to putting customers first and empowering them to make technology mean more."
 
About ePlus inc.
 
ePlus is an engineering-centric solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology.  The company holds the highest certifications from top technology partners and has expertise in key transformative technologies, from data center to security, cloud, and collaboration.  Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 975 associates serving commercial, state, municipal, and education customers nationally.  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 at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus.  ePlus. Where Technology Means More.
 
ePlus 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, possible adverse effects resulting from financial market disruption 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, 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 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; 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.

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