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ePlus Joins the Amazon Web Services Marketplace Consulting Partner Offers Program

November 29, 2018

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS) today announced its participation in the Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) Marketplace Consulting Partner Offers program. ePlus can now sell software solutions on behalf of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) directly to customers on AWS Marketplace. Many customers prefer to purchase software solutions through AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partners and this capability allows ePlus to automate the procurement of software and services solutions to its AWS customers.

Now customers can subscribe to Consulting Partner Offers from ePlus through their AWS Marketplace management console and benefit from dramatically shorter procurement cycles, flexible consumption and contract models, and consolidated billing.

“Our customers have told us they want to purchase software solutions from their trusted APN Consulting Partners, but via AWS Marketplace, which brings integrated discovery, provisioning, billing, and tagging,” said Dave McCann, vice president, AWS Marketplace, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “By early participation in our new AWS Marketplace Consulting Private Offers Program, ePlus has demonstrated its commitment to providing our joint customers with a simpler and flexible purchasing and billing experience designed for the cloud, and is helping customers transform the acquisition and provisioning of software and services through one simple streamlined process that saves time, cost, and increases innovation.”

“We are extremely excited to be an early adopter in the new AWS Marketplace Consulting Partner Offers Program,” said Justin Mescher, vice president of engineering at ePlus. “Our customers are adopting AWS services, and the ability to easily provision strategic software solutions from AWS Marketplace is a key enabler to their business. This new program from AWS allows ePlus to integrate best-of-breed solutions with our expert professional and consulting services to better support the cloud environments that so many of our customers are considering and building—and empowering them to speed time to market and drive business outcomes.”

ePlus allows organizations to execute on the best strategy to build and manage a cloud-enabled enterprise foundation by providing industry-leading expertise, services, and solutions that address new requirements of consumption-based cloud platforms that arise around security, compliance, cost optimization, visibility, and connectivity. For more information about ePlus, visit the AWS MP Experience Hub during re:Invent in Las Vegas.

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 expertise in key technologies from cloud to security and digital infrastructure, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,200 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 at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus. 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, 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; 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.

Contact: Kleyton Parkhurst, SVPePlus inc. kparkhurst@eplus.com 703-984-8150

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