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Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Adds Digi International To Line Card

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions. The agreement provides Avnet's customers with access to Digi’s broad range of ARM-based embedded wired and wireless modules, wireless routers and gateways, and other M2M technologies.

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“Avnet offers a large, experienced sales team with outstanding engineering and integration services,” said John Guargena, vice president of Americas and India sales, Digi International. “This agreement allows us to leverage Avnet’s sales and technical support groups as an extension of our own and serve a wider customer base. It also provides Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas’ customers easy access to industry-leading embedded modules based on Freescale technology and other best-in-class M2M solutions.”

M2M technology, machines communicating with other machines, allows devices to monitor and adjust to one another with human intervention only when necessary. Digi’s products and services are used to enable thousands of M2M applications throughout the world, including many within medical, security, energy, building automation and other industries.

"Market research firm IDC projects that M2M services will account for over 30 percent of all embedded wireless systems worldwide by 2015 1, and Digi is a pioneer in the advancement of M2M solutions,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier development, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “In addition, many of Digi’s modules are based on Freescale Semiconductors’ popular i.MX processor family. Having Digi’s technology on our line card enables us to offer customers more integrated processor module options, which is exactly the kind of technological synergy that Avnet can help bring to a customer’s development effort.”

Digi’s network-enabled ConnectCore® for i.MX53 module family is a highly integrated system-on-module (SoM) solution based on the Freescale® i.MX53 application processor. It offers a high-performance 1 GHz ARM® Cortex™-A8 core, wired and wireless connectivity options, powerful 1080p/720p video encoding/decoding capabilities and a complete peripheral set. Energy efficient and scalable, this module family is particularly well suited for medical devices, security/surveillance equipment, industrial applications and digital signage. To view the entire Digi International product line available from Avnet, visit www.AvnetExpress.com.

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About Digi International

Digi International is the M2M solutions 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 Digi's website at  www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444.

About Avnet Electronics Marketing

Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.

About Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

1 Worldwide Intelligent Systems 2011-2015 Forecast: The Next Big Opportunity, IDC Corp.

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