Wireless Applications

Digi Extends High-Speed 3G Cellular Router Product Line

January 31, 2008

The Digi Connect WAN 3G targets simple Ethernet to high-speed cellular requirements.

MINNETONKA, MN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digi International (NASDAQ:DGII) introduced the Digi Connect WAN 3G, an upgradeable third generation (3G) Wireless WAN router for primary and backup connectivity to remote sites and devices. It is a targeted function Ethernet-to-cellular router that supports both HSDPA and EVDO 3G standards and adds a cost optimized, high-speed solution to Digi's industry leading line of cellular routers.

"The Digi Connect WAN 3G is great for customers needing high-speed connectivity without all the extras," said Larry Kraft, senior vice president of global sales and marketing, Digi International. "It provides a fast, easy, Ethernet-to-3G wireless connection backed up by the Digi name and supported by our Dig Connectware Manager remote management platform."

The Digi Connect WAN 3G provides primary Wireless WAN connections to remote sites containing Ethernet and serial devices. Applications include new construction locations, power utility substations, retail/POS sites, temporary facilities and many more. For backup network applications, the Digi Connect WAN 3G integrates with remote locations via an Ethernet WAN port. This provides a truly diverse network connection for remote locations requiring maximum uptime, such as retail/POS sites and financial applications. It is also ideal for use where wired networks are not feasible or where alternative network connections are required. By providing drop-in connectivity to devices located behind third-party networks, the Digi Connect WAN 3G extends Digi's suite of Drop-in Networking solutions.

The Digi Connect WAN 3G features built-in VPN for secure connections, one Ethernet port, one serial port, a sensor port for connecting Digi's Watchport sensors, and a USB port for local data storage via a USB memory stick. The USB port can also be used for connecting Digi's Watchport USB camera or for connecting an external global positioning system (GPS).

The Digi Connect WAN 3G features Digi SureLink for persistent connections over wireless networks and Digi Connectware Manager for easy setup, configuration and maintenance of large installations. It also supports Python, an easy to use, object based, free, open-source programming language for developing customized controlling applications. The Digi Connect WAN 3G is now available.

About Digi International
Digi International, the leader in device networking for business, develops reliable products and technologies to connect and securely manage local or remote electronic devices over the network or via the web. Digi offers the highest levels of performance, flexibility and quality, and markets its products through a global network of distributors and resellers, systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

For more information, visit Digi's Web site or call 877-912-3444.

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