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Digi International Announces Director to Lead Wireless Design Services Group

MINNETONKA, Minn.– March 7, 2016 – Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT connectivity products and services, today announced that Steven J. Jester has been appointed senior director of the Wireless Design Services Group.

Jester most recently served as director of engineering, software and electrical for Devicix, an innovative medical product design and engineering firm. Prior to Devicix, Jester held leadership positions with Logic PD, a product lifecycle solutions company, as well as Imricor Medical Systems Inc., and Beckman Coulter Inc.   

In his new role, Jester will be responsible for guiding the development of Digi International's Wireless Design Services (WDS) practice. Digi's WDS practice delivers services and methodologies that speed time-to-market while lowering cost and risk. WDS services span the entire development cycle including proof-of-concept, product definition, development, certification, and manufacturing deployment.

"Throughout his career, Steve has proven his ability to lead teams through positive organizational growth and evolution," said Ron Konezny, president and chief executive officer, Digi International. "With nearly 25 years of experience in designing and delivering complex solutions that align with specific business outcomes, his leadership and technical capabilities fit perfectly with our goals for delivering exceptional products and services to our customers."

Mr. Jester is a graduate of Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

About Digi International 
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services. We help our customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments with high levels of security, relentless reliability and bulletproof performance. Founded in 1985, we've helped our customers connect over 100 million things, and growing. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).

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