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Digi International Expands Global Reach with Digi-Key

Wireless Product Portfolio Extended to Digi-Key’s Global Customer Base of 500K Engineers

MINNEAPOLIS – Jan. 6, 2015 Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII), the M2M solutions expert, today announced an expanded, global distribution agreement with Digi-Key, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery.  Today, Digi’s complete product portfolio is available through Digi-Key. Design engineers around the world now have access the full-range of Digi’s RF, Embedded, and Cellular Components.

Digi’s M2M products include embedded system-on-modules; RF products, including XBee® modules, gateways, modems, adapters, range extenders, and sensors; cellular gateways/routers; and Rabbit modules and single-board computers.

“Given the growing demand for wireless components along with the success of Digi’s product line in North America, the logical next step is to extend the entire Digi wireless product portfolio to a global audience,” said Chris Beeson, executive vice president of sales and supplier management at Digi-Key. “Especially as the Internet of Things continues to gain momentum and spark innovation, we’re pleased to be able to offer our customers a complete range of Digi’s high-quality components to support their product-development efforts.”

“It is a privilege for us to extend our successful relationship with Digi-Key,” said Richard Halliday, vice president of channel sales for Digi. “Digi-Key’s customer-driven focus, superior user experience and efficient product fulfillment will represent Digi products exceptionally well in the market and give design engineers around the world greater latitude and choice in the components they use to leverage a world of potential around the Internet of Things.”

Digi-Key is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing distributors of electronic components, helping engineers across all industries throughout the entire design process – from prototype to production. Consistently, the customer-focused company is highly ranked in industry surveys for its product availability, rapid order fulfillment, and responsive service. Digi-Key stocks more than one million parts from 650 different suppliers, shipping approximately 15,000 orders per day with a 99 percent same-day shipment rate.  Digi-Key.com is one of the highest rated and most-visited websites in the electronic distribution industry and the company’s global sites are rapidly growing in popularity across Europe and Asia.

The expanded distribution agreement took effect on January 5, 2015.  For more information on ordering Digi products, customers should visit www.digikey.com.

About Digi-Key Corporation Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than 4 million products from more than 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With more than 1 million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.

About Digi International 
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is the M2M expert, combining products and services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi provides the industry’s broadest range of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices and development services to help customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications. Digi’s entire solution set is tailored to allow any device to communicate with any application, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit www.digi.com or call 877-912-3444.

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