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Digi International Hosts Live Webcast/Webinar To Introduce iDigi Energy

Energy Solution Bundle Makes Connecting Smart Grid Devices Fast, Easy, And Inexpensive

Webinar To Be Held Today,
Thursday, March 19, 2009, 5:00PM EST

MINNETONKA, Minn. (March 19, 2009) - Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) will be hosting a live webcast/webinar today, Thursday, March 19, 2009, 5:00PM EST, to introduce its new product, iDigi™ Energy. As outlined in a press release issued earlier today, this new wireless M2M optimized solution bundle dramatically simplifies developing and deploying energy management services.

The iDigi Energy package includes the hardware, hosted software, and services necessary to quickly and easily integrate meters, load control modules, displays, relays, thermostats, and other energy assets commonly required for demand response, AMI, and other Smart Grid offerings. Energy service applications connect to the hosted software component of iDigi Energy via a simple Web Services interface.

"iDigi Energy is the first of several iDigi solution bundles to be released that make wireless M2M fast, easy, and inexpensive," said Joe Dunsmore, CEO, Digi International. "iDigi Energy includes Digi's comprehensive family of wired and wireless communication products that integrate easily with remote energy assets, including cellular gateways and a wide variety of wireless endpoint modules. There is no better way to experience all iDigi Energy has to offer than via the web, so we are particularly excited to host this afternoon's webinar."

To access this live webinar presentation, which will include audio and slide presentations, interested parties are invited to log onto http://www.digi.com/news/video2.jsp?podid=presentation-03192009. Participants can also e-mail questions in advance to iDigi123@gmail.com; management will answer these questions toward the end of the webinar.

For more news and information on Digi International, please visit http://www.digi.com/aboutus/investorrelations/ where you can find the CEO's video, a fact sheet on the company, investor presentations, and more.

About Digi International
Digi International is making wireless M2M easy by developing reliable products and solutions to connect and securely manage local or remote electronic devices over the network or via the Web. Digi offers the highest levels of performance, flexibility and quality, and markets its products through a global network of distributors and resellers, systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). For more information, visit Digi's Web site at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Investor Contacts:
S. (Kris) Krishnan
Digi International

For more information, visit Digi's Web site at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).

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