HERNDON, Va., May 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS)
announced today that its Virtual Labs and Demonstration Centers are
open for customers to test drive the latest technologies. A component
of the ePlus Service Advantage offering, ePlus customers can
demonstrate the latest solutions in a hands-on environment--physically
or virtually--configured to meet their specifications for proof of
concept through simulated production activities. ePlus' facilities are
targeted at both full solutions and point product demonstrations,
including cloud, and offer both combined and individual solutions from
the top vendors across a range of critical technologies such as:
-- Data Center: Major reference architectures, including industry leading
virtualization, networking, servers, and storage
-- Security: Core network, threat defense, wireless/mobility, Web
application services, identity management, and network access control
-- Collaboration: TelePresence, video, and unified communications; social
collaboration software; enterprise IM; and mobile connectivity
ePlus' physical and virtual proof of concept (POC) labs are built on
the latest virtualization, networking, and storage technologies.
Customers can schedule time in these labs to get their local
environment and test performance, compatibility, and configuration at
the application, network, server, and storage levels.
"Understanding and adopting the latest technology is critical for
organizations to secure their competitive edge," said Mark Marron,
president of ePlus Technology. "By being able to see key technologies
in action through our virtual labs and demonstration centers, customers
know exactly what they're getting before making important purchasing
decisions. By increasing their comfort level and knowledge of a host of
transformational technology solutions, we help them improve decision
making and reduce risk."
For more information about ePlus Virtual Labs and Demonstration
Centers, click here.
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 800 associates serving federal,
state, municipal, and commercial customers nationally. The Company is
headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit
http://www.eplus.com/, call 888-482-1122, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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and integrate acquisitions; possible adverse effects resulting from the
recent financial crisis in the credit markets and general slowdown of
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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
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acceptance of, our products and services; our ability to adapt our
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