Digi adds second iDigi wireless M2M solutions bundle
MINNETONKA, Minn. (June 9, 2009) - Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) today introduced iDigi Tank, a wireless M2M solutions bundle optimized for storage tank monitoring. iDigi Tank is the second iDigi solutions bundle available and includes the hardware, hosted software and services necessary to quickly and easily build applications for connecting remote tanks of liquids, solids and gases. There are tens of millions of tanks worldwide, and thousands of companies that rely on chemicals and other materials stored in tanks to build and deliver their products. iDigi Tank is a comprehensive tank monitoring solution that dramatically speeds time to market of tank monitoring and management applications and has demonstrated double digit savings for several Digi partners.
"iDigi Tank empowers our TankVista™ remote monitoring and control software for tank management applications," said Kim Pearson, CEO of New Boundary Technologies, a Digi partner. "Working with one vendor for all of our communications needs makes it extremely easy to deliver the applications customers need to manage their tanks for maximum efficiency. iDigi Tank and TankVista help reduce the time it takes to connect customers' remote tanks from months to days."
At the heart of iDigi Tank is the iDigi platform, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) that quickly and easily connects remote assets to a customer's applications. The iDigi platform runs on a grid of Digi-managed servers and fully supports Cloud-to-Cloud interconnections. As an on-demand model, customers pay only for services consumed, conserving capital and requiring no infrastructure. Customers access iDigi via secure login, providing instant access to remote tank assets. iDigi also provides a free online development environment where developers can build and test their tank management solutions.
"iDigi Tank expands our growing family of wireless M2M solution bundles that make it easy to build and deploy intelligent M2M applications," said Larry Kraft, senior vice president of global sales and marketing, Digi International. "Interest in remote tank monitoring is very high. With tens of millions of tanks throughout the world, we developed iDigi Tank specifically to address this large market need."
iDigi Tank includes Digi's comprehensive family of wired and wireless communication products that integrate easily with remote tanks, including cellular gateways and a wide variety of wireless endpoint modules and adapters. It also features ready-to-run sample programs to jump start an application, and device connectivity software that simplifies connecting remote tank assets over a variety of network environments and protocols. Device design services and wireless implementation services such as network design, site surveys, planning and optimization are also available through iDigi Tank.
iDigi development kits are available now for $149. For more information about iDigi Tank, visit http://www.digi.com/solutions/tank. For more information about iDigi, visit www.idigi.com.
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.