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CEO: Phillip Norton

Dec. 31, 2012: $41.34
Dec. 31, 2013: $56.84
Change: +37.5%

For the first six months of ePlus' fiscal 2014, ended Sept. 30, the company reported revenue of $530.4 million, up more than 5 percent from the first half of fiscal 2013. But net earnings were down more than 9 percent year-over-year to $16.4 million.

Herndon, Va.-based ePlus, a major Cisco partner, plays in a broad range of technology areas, including services in data center, IT infrastructure, mobility, security and collaboration, among others.

The company is No. 40 on the CRN 2013 Solution Provider 500 list and was on the CRN Tech Elite list in 2013.