ePlus Named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 List
Annual List Ranks North America's Top 500 Technology Integrators
HERNDON, VA - June 21, 2013 - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS - news) today announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel as a part of CRN's 2013 Solution Provider 500 list, which identifies the top technology integrators in the United States and Canada based on revenue size. Formerly known as the "VAR 500," the Solution Provider 500 (SP500) ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales, and managed IT services. ePlus placed #40 in the annual ranking.
"We're pleased to be recognized again as one of the nation's top technology integrators," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "Our ranking of #40 is a testament to the value we bring to our customers and partners. Through our core focus areas in data center/cloud computing, collaboration, and IT infrastructure-all supported by and tightly aligned with our services and security capabilities, and complemented with our leasing and procurement software-we continue to develop and deliver innovative, scalable, and financially sound solutions."
"We aim to highlight the 'best of the best' among the channel community, and the Solution Provider 500 is no exception. Now in its 18th year, this prestigious list serves as a valuable industry resource to help end users quickly identify top performers and make the most well-informed choices for their business," said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. "The companies listed have a forward-thinking approach to solutions sales. They are also highly dedicated to putting their customers' needs first to accelerate the adoption of innovative technology and drive immediate results. We congratulate ePlus for making this year's list and look forward to covering their continued success."
The 2013 Solution Provider 500 list category awards will be presented at the BoB thought leadership conference in October. A sampling of the 2013 SP500 list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at www.crn.com. The complete list of 500 companies will be available in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.
About UBM Tech Channel
UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing partner recruitment, enablement, and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter athttp://twitter.com/UBMTechChannel.
UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
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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 world-class IT products from top manufacturers, managed and professional services, flexible lease financing, proprietary software, and patented business methods and systems. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 890 associates serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlusinc.
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