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ePlus Achieves AWS Storage Competency Status

Joins Exclusive Group of Companies Providing Industry-Leading Consulting and Technology Services to Extend Data Center Solutions into AWS via Storage, Archiving, Backup, and Disaster Recovery Solutions

HERNDON, VA – February 26, 2021 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUSnews) today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Competency status.  This designation recognizes that ePlus provides proven consulting and technology services to guide customers along their cloud journey to select and implement storage strategies and successfully achieve their storage goals on AWS.

Achieving the AWS Storage Competency differentiates ePlus as an AWS Partner that possesses deep domain expertise in core storage categories such as Backup and Recovery, Primary Storage, Archive, and Business Continuance / Disaster Recovery (BCDR), having developed innovative technology and solutions that leverage AWS services.  To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS.

“ePlus is extremely proud to achieve AWS Storage Competency status,” said Justin Mescher, vice president of cloud and data center solutions at ePlus.  “Attaining this designation was the result of a rigorous process and comprehensive audit, which validates our expertise to help customers ensure their critical workloads are protected, secured, and highly available while leveraging the agility, breadth of services, and pace of innovation that AWS provides.”

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises.  To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

As an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner and AWS Marketplace Channel Partner, ePlus helps organizations build a foundation to accelerate AWS adoption, increase security, and optimize for cost.  With a breadth of successful cloud storage deployments, ePlus offers expertise in extending data center storage into AWS, storage advisory services focused on migration, backup and recovery to AWS, business continuity/disaster recovery to AWS, and primary storage options in AWS.  For more information about ePlus’ AWS storage practice, visit www.eplus.com/solutions/cloud/public-cloud/amazon-web-services/aws-storage-practice.

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 lifecycle services expertise across key areas including security, cloud, data center, collaboration, networking and emerging technologies, 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 Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.  ePlus, Where Technology Means More®.

ePlus®, Where Technology Means More®, 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, the duration and impact of COVID-19 and the efficacy of vaccine roll-outs, which could materially adversely affect our financial condition and results of operations and has resulted worldwide in governmental authorities imposing numerous unprecedented measures to try to contain the virus that has impacted and may further impact our workforce and operations, the operations of our customers, and those of our respective vendors, suppliers, and partners; national and international political instability fostering uncertainty and volatility in the global economy including an economic downturn, an increase in tariffs or adverse changes to trade agreements, exposure to fluctuation in foreign currency rates, interest rates and downward pressure on prices; our ability to successfully perform due diligence and integrate acquired businesses; the possibility of goodwill impairment charges in the future; reduction of vendor incentive programs; significant adverse changes in, reductions in, or losses of relationships with one or more of our largest volume 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 to achieve customer account coverage 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 or that of our customers or partners and remain secure during a cyber-security attack; 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.



Kley Parkhurst, SVP
ePlus inc.

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