ePlus Recognized as Cisco EnergyWise Suite Authorized Technology Provider Partner in the United States
HERNDON, VA - January 20, 2015 - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS - news) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has achieved EnergyWise Suite Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognizes ePlus as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy, and support Cisco EnergyWise Suite products and solutions.
The Cisco EnergyWise Suite ATP Program assists partners in marketing and reselling the Cisco EnergyWise Suite to help energy-conscious customers control consumption, save money, and boost performance. The program's goal is to enable partners to market a full breadth of services to turn savings into new network and data center business solutions.
"We are proud to add another ATP designation to our list of Cisco credentials," said Jerry McIntosh, senior vice president of advanced technology solutions for ePlus Technology. "We look forward to continuing to help customers leverage the Cisco EnergyWise suite of tools and services to see what and where energy is being used-enabling them to increase data center energy efficiency and reduce overall IT energy costs."
The Cisco Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) Program is part of the Cisco go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies. The program helps Cisco define the knowledge, skills, and services that channel partners need to successfully sell, deploy, and support an emerging technology. As the market changes, an ATP designation may be discontinued or may evolve into a Cisco specialization.
ePlus is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner with Cisco Master Specializations in Security, Collaboration, Cloud Builder, and Managed Services. ePlus has Cisco Powered designations in Managed Business Communications and Managed Security Services. In addition, ePlus holds Cisco Advanced Specializations in Data Center Architecture, Borderless Network Architecture, Routing and Switching, Security, Content Security, and Unified Computing. ePlus also holds Cisco Authorized Technology Provider designations in Data Virtualization, TelePresence Video Master, Physical Security (Video Surveillance and Access Control), Identity Services Engine, Enterprise Mobility Services Platform, Energy Management Suite Integrator, and Telehealth Reseller as well as Cisco Authorized Partner status in Service Provider Video. ePlus has consistently been recognized by Cisco for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. For more information about Cisco solutions from ePlus, visit www.eplus.com/cisco.
About the Cisco EnergyWise Suite
The Cisco EnergyWise suite helps customers to measure and manage the energy use of all the connected devices across distributed office and data center environments. The Cisco EnergyWise Suite is designed to help customers cut energy costs across a distributed office by 35 percent and gain 100 percent visibility into the energy use of every device in the data center.
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.
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 and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. A listing of Cisco's trademarks can be found at www.cisco.com/go/trademarks.
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.