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ePlus Technology Awarded "VMware Solution Elite" Status from HP

ePlus inc. (OTC: PLUS - news) today announced that ePlus Technology Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, has been awarded “VMware Solution Elite” status from HP for providing joint solutions from HP and VMware to customers in the Liberty Region (Metro New York and New Jersey). As part of HP’s PartnerONE program, the Elite designation recognizes a partner’s commitment to strategic VMware virtualization solutions.

“We’re pleased to be recognized by HP for our expertise designing and implementing VMware solutions,” said Mark Henson, VMware national practice manager of ePlus. “With a strong local presence in the New York Metro area, ePlus will continue to help organizations maximize hardware and IT efficiencies, streamline assets and processes, and enhance their business agility through joint solutions leveraging HP systems and VMware virtualization software.”

“Attaining VMware Solution Elite status acknowledges ePlus’ demonstrated success in providing joint solutions from VMware and HP,” said Frank Rauch, vice president Technology Solutions Group Sales, Solution Partners Organization – Americas, HP. "Inclusion in this program will help ePlus drive opportunities centered around VMware virtualization solutions and provide a higher level of support for their customers.”

VMware Solution Elite status provides incentives to business development partners who have unique skills and who have made special investments in key VMware solutions. In order to attain VMware Solution Elite status, ePlus was required to meet specific competency criteria, commit to revenue goals, and have focused resources in the New York/New Jersey geographic region.

“We congratulate ePlus on attaining VMware Solution Elite status from HP,” said Steve Houck, vice president of Worldwide Channels at VMware. “With this designation, ePlus can better service their customers and help them extract even greater value from their VMware-virtualized datacenters.”

ePlus is a leading HP Platinum Business Partner, HP National Enterprise Elite Partner, and VMware Premier Partner. Its engineering-centric culture delivers enterprise solutions to corporations, state and local government, education, and healthcare organizations. ePlus’ team of engineers holds more than 70 collective HP certifications and includes 30+ engineers who are experts in VMware virtualization with specializations in the areas of high availability, business continuity, and disaster recovery as well as certified blade engineers in all regional offices, HP Master SAN architects, and many other advanced technical resources. ePlus also provides professional services to help organizations plan, design, and deploy end-to-end enterprise consolidation solutions. For more information, visit or

Published Tuesday, April 01, 2008 11:34 PM by David Marshall
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