ePlus Integrates Executive Services Portfolio with Managed Services Offering
HERNDON, VA - June 2, 2014 - ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS - news) today announced that beginning June 1, 2014, it will include components of its Executive Services Portfolio (ESP) in its Managed Services contracts. ePlus provides customers with proactive control of their IT infrastructure (including network components, physical and virtual servers, private clouds, unified communications, storage, security, and more) from its 24/7/365 Managed Services Centers. The ePlus ESP portfolio delivers tailored, strategic, technology-driven insight and guidance to align customers' IT initiatives with business objectives.
Beginning in June, certain ESP components will be included in Managed Services engagements based on the specific contract level chosen (Monitor, Manage, or Maximize). Those options include:
- Infrastructure Analysis- Leverage business technology analytics to discover and assess the operation of critical infrastructure components, providing recommendations for improvement.
- Organization Fingerprinting-Evaluate the maturity of current processes, technologies, and standards, identifying prioritized areas of focus.
- Strategic Roadmapping-Create a visual roadmap that strategically aligns IT investments with corporate initiatives, processes, and strategy.
Annual CIO Executive Council-Participate in national peer training and networking opportunities to discuss trends and best practices.
"By incorporating ePlus Executive Services Portfolio elements into our Managed Services contracts, we are enhancing post-implementation support for our customers' highly-complex, multi-vendor solutions," said Dan Farrell, senior vice president of national services for ePlus Technology. "Our Executive Services are a strong complement to our Managed Services offering-providing critical visibility and empowering customers to create a strategic plan that ties IT investments to their business. The combined offering enables organizations to improve technology utilization and maximize productivity."
About ePlus Managed Services
ePlus Managed Services help enterprises proactively control their IT infrastructure and off-load a significant burden of day-to-day IT tasks in order to optimize operations and manage risk. ePlus has delivered Managed Services for more than 10 years to a wide range of customers across multiple industry verticals through its 24/7/365 Managed Services Centers. For more information about ePlus Managed Services, visit www.ePlus.com/ManagedServices/Pages/default.aspx.
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 900 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus.
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