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ePlus Expands Managed Services Portfolio to Support Cisco Viptela SD-WAN Solution

Managed SD-WAN capabilities help customers optimize the deployment of cloud-based network and orchestration technologies


HERNDON, VA – May 6, 2019 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS) today announced that it has extended its Managed Services capabilities to include proactive monitoring and management of Cisco’s Viptela cloud-based, software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) solution.  ePlus Managed Services support on-premise, virtual, and cloud deployments of Viptela.


Enhancing its Managed Services portfolio to include foundational support for Viptela upholds ePlus’ strategy to constantly innovate and meet evolving customer needs.  By offloading the management of their SD-WAN solution, organizations are poised to maximize the performance, agility, application control, and efficiency benefits along their cloud journey.


“Adding Managed Services for Viptela demonstrates our alignment with Cisco’s strategy and support for next-generation solutions,” said Dan Farrell, senior vice president of global services for ePlus.  “As Cisco’s go-to partner for managed SD-WAN services, we look forward to working closely together to empower our joint customers to deliver a better client and employee experience, reduce connectivity costs, and achieve operational agility.”


“As organizations look to simplify management of their SD-WAN infrastructure, our Managed Services organization can help supplement their internal talent pool and bandwidth to reap the full benefit of their deployment,” said Wayne St. Jacques, vice president of managed and executive services for ePlus.  “ePlus brings unique capabilities in terms of flexibility and integration, allowing customers to outsource SD-WAN management and remediation in order to maintain their staff’s focus on strategic business outcomes.”


About ePlus Managed Services


ePlus Managed Services help enterprises cost-effectively monitor, control, and proactively manage their IT infrastructure, and off-load a significant burden of day-to-day IT tasks to optimize internal IT operations and mitigate risk.  ePlus has delivered Managed Services for more than 10 years to a wide range of clients across multiple industry verticals through its 24/7/365 Managed Services Centers.  Visit www.eplus.com/services/managed-services for more information. 


About ePlus inc.


ePlus is a leading consultative technology solutions provider that helps customers imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology.  With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from cloud to security and digital infrastructure, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler.  Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,500 associates serving a diverse set of customers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pac.  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 LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook

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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 materially due to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, exposure to changes in, interpretations of, or enforcement trends in legislation and regulatory matters; managing a diverse product set of solutions in highly competitive markets with a number of key vendors; adapting to meet changes in markets and competitive deployments; maintaining and increasing advanced professional services by recruiting and retaining highly skilled, competent personnel, and vendor certifications; increasing the total number of customers who use our managed services and professional services and continuing to enhance our managed services offerings to remain competitive in the marketplace; performing professional and managed services competently; maintaining our proprietary software and updating our technology infrastructure to remain competitive in the marketplace; reliance on third parties to perform some of our service obligations to our customers; changes in the Information Technology (“IT”) industry and/or rapid changes in product offerings, including the proliferation of the cloud, infrastructure as a service (“IaaS”), and software as a service (“SaaS”); our dependence on key personnel to maintain certain customer relationships, and our ability to hire, train, and retain sufficient qualified personnel; disruptions or a security breach in our or our vendors’ IT systems and data and audio communication networks; our ability to secure our own customers’ electronic and other confidential information, and remain secure during a cyber security attack; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights and successfully defend any challenges to the validity of our patents or allegations that we are infringing upon any third-party patents, and the costs associated with those actions, and, when appropriate, license required technology; 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.




Kley Parkhurst, SVP
ePlus inc.

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