ePlus Named NetApp’s National FlexPod Partner of the Year
Receives Five Additional Awards, including East Partner of the Year and
Two FlexPod Premium Partner Recognitions
HERNDON, VA - November 04, 2014 - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS - news) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., received six distinguished awards during NetApp's Insight Conference held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from October 28 - 30, 2014.
ePlus was awarded:
- National FlexPod Partner of the Year
- East Partner of the Year
- SLED East Impact Partner of the Year (Large Partner)
- FlexPod Premium Partner Recognitions:
- National Impact Award - USPS
- National Accelerator Award
- Outstanding Contribution by a NetApp Team Tech Partner
"We are extremely proud to be recognized as NetApp's National FlexPod Partner of the Year as well as earn five additional honors," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "This achievement illustrates our success as a FlexPod Premium Partner with the expertise and demonstrated delivery methodology to help customers increase the agility of their IT infrastructures, handle data growth, and drive cost savings."
NetApp developed the partner awards program to recognize leading partners for their year-over-year business growth and the ability to integrate new and emerging technology into their customer ecosystem.
"We'd like to congratulate ePlus on a phenomenal year, especially for their performance with FlexPod," said Regina Kunkle, vice president of America's Channel at NetApp. "We look forward to continuing to work together to enable our joint customers to speed the deployment of infrastructure and business-critical applications while reducing costs, complexity, and risk."
ePlus is a FlexPod Premium Partner, NetApp Star Partner, and NetApp Authorized Professional Services Partner as well as a Cisco Gold Certified Partner with Master Cloud Builder Specialization and VMware Premier Solutions Provider. ePlus also has a team of NetApp Certified Storage Engineers, NetApp Certified SAN Architects, and NetApp Certified Sales Executives. For more information about NetApp solutions from ePlus, visit www.eplus.com/netapp.
About NetApp Insight
Insight is NetApp's annual technology conference devoted to storage and data management professionals, including system engineers, professional services consultants, channel partners, and customers.
About ePlus inc.
ePlus is a leading integrator of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes by delivering complex information technology solutions, which may include managed and professional services and products from top manufacturers, flexible financing, and proprietary software. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 950 associates serving commercial, state, municipal, and education customers nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email email@example.com. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus.
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