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ePlus Moves MSP Business Forward

By Doug Barney

ePlus Inc. is driving more MSP business into North Carolina with a new data center right in the heart of Raleigh. This is the third ePlus data center designed to support managed services.

 The MSP is focused on the North Carolina region with other offices in Charlotte, Morrisville and Wilmington, but serves clients across the U.S.

The new center in Raleigh is 12,000 square feet.

“Our new Managed Services Center features the latest technology and enhances our ability to serve customers across the country,” said Dan Farrell, senior vice president of national services for ePlus Technology. “The new facility in Raleigh is the largest of our three Managed Services Centers. Raleigh is a strategic location for ePlus and holds a tremendous pool of technical talent in the Research Triangle Park area, from which we can grow our staff and broaden our service offering. In addition, the new Managed Services Center has proximity to many of our key partners, including Cisco and NetApp, which will enable us to expand our service capabilities to joint customers.”

North Carolina politicians are thrilled with the boost to their economy.

“We're pleased to see ePlus reinvesting in North Carolina and expanding its presence in the Raleigh area—promoting economic development and further leveraging the talented workforce and technical resources in RTP and throughout the state,” said North Carolina Representative Jason Saine, (R-Lincoln), Co-Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Information Technology and Co-Chair of the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology.

ePlus has been in business for some 14 years, and today has over 900 associates that help it drive business. Services focus on supply chain, business systems and methods, professional services, and financing.

ePlus has over 185 engineers that support these services the company said:

  • “Data Center / Cloud Computing
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure/VXI
  • Server Consolidation / Virtualization
  • Collaboration / Unified Communications
  • Video Systems / TelePresence
  • Security
  • Storage / Backup 
  • Networking
  • Wireless Networks
  • Mobility
  • Professional and Managed Services”



Edited by Cassandra Tucker

MSPToday Editor at Large

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