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Future Electronics and Digi International Announce Expanded Global Distribution Agreement

Strategic Relationship Broadened to Include Additional Regions and Entire Digi Product Line

MONTREAL and MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept. 22, 2015 – Future Electronics, a world-class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components, and Digi International® (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), the M2M solutions expert, today announced an expanded global distribution agreement. Under this new agreement, Digi’s complete portfolio is now available through Future Electronics’ global network in North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. As a result, design engineers around the world now have access to the full range of Digi’s cellular, embedded, RF, network and wireless design services through one of the world’s largest electronic components distributors.
Future Electronics is a worldwide leader in electronic components distribution, and is recognized as one of the most respected and innovative companies in the industry today. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, and operating in 169 locations in 44 countries around the world, Future Electronics has earned an impressive reputation for providing outstanding service and developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions.
Digi provides 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 mission-critical, industrial settings. Digi’s M2M products include embedded system-on-modules; RF products, including XBee® modules, gateways, modems, adapters, range extenders and sensors; Digi Transport® cellular gateways/routers; and Rabbit modules and single-board computers.
“The expansion of the Digi products and services is a natural addition to our goal of providing the most advanced engineering/design capabilities and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world,” said Kelly Murphy, director of marketing for Future Connectivity. “We’ve had a great relationship working with Digi with their embedded products. We’re excited to bring this to every region we service.”
“Future Electronics’ success is built upon its close business partnerships with suppliers and customers,” said Richard Halliday, vice president of channel sales and alliances for Digi International. “Through its decades of building these relationships, a greater breadth of designers will have unlimited access to the entire Digi product line to bring proven solutions to market.”
About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.
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).
Media Contacts:
Martin H. Gordon
Future Electronics
Office: +1 514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Rick McLaughlin for Digi International
Davies Murphy Group, Inc.
Office: +1 781-418-2402
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