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Digi International Named Finalist for 16th Annual Tekne Awards

Minnesota High Tech Association Recognizes Digi’s Leadership in the Internet of Things Category
MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 1, 2015 – Digi International® (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), the M2M solutions expert, today announced that the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named Digi as a finalist in the Internet of Things (IoT) category for the 2015 Tekne Awards. The Tekne Awards, to be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, November 18, honor Minnesota companies and individuals who have shown superior technology innovation and leadership.
 
Digi is a leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, providing one of the industry’s broadest ranges of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices, and development services to help customers create, deploy and manage wireless devices and applications in even the most challenging settings. Digi’s M2M solutions have become a key enabler of IoT, helping customers to easily and reliably connect their remote devices and applications, allowing any device to communicate with any application, anywhere in the world.
 
“We are honored to be recognized by the Tekne Awards for Digi’s technology leadership and success,” said Jeff Liebl, CMO of Digi International. “With thousands of customers who rely on Digi’s M2M expertise and more than 100 million ‘things’ connected over the course of our 30-year history, we are in a strong position to capitalize on the growth of IoT and drive innovation. This is a very exciting time for Digi as a company.”
 
The Tekne Awards honor science and technology across 13 categories, including IoT, advanced manufacturing, cyber security and more. The finalists have gained recognition based on the progression of their organizations, products and services.
 
“The Tekne Awards recognize those whose leadership and dedication to technological development helps demonstrate Minnesota as a global leader in technology,” said Margaret Anderson Kelliher, president and CEO of MHTA. “This year’s finalists should be extremely proud of their role in advancing the science and technology sector in Minnesota.”
 
About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)
MHTA is an innovation and technology association united in fueling Minnesota’s prosperity. We help bring together the people of Minnesota’s technology ecosystem and lead the charge in directing technology issues to Minnesota’s state capitol. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota’s entire technology-based economy. MHTA members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Minnesota. Find out more online at http://www.mhta.org or follow MHTA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MHTA.
 
About Digi International 
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is your mission-critical M2M solutions expert, providing one of the industry's broadest ranges 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 Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).
 
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