MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) and Ericsson, the world-leading provider of communications technology and services to telecom operators, today announced a collaboration to enable easy access and control of remote devices used in machine-to-machine (M2M) applications throughout China. In addition to its advanced LTE network, Ericsson's customers in China will now have access to Digi's wireless gateways, routers and embedded wireless modules. This combination of outstanding network performance and industry leading wireless hardware can help open new M2M markets throughout China.
"We are growing our M2M network ecosystem and Ericsson is a leading provider of communications technology and services with an established M2M presence in China," said Frederic Luu, vice president of Asia and EMEA sales and marketing, Digi International. "By collaborating with Ericsson, we are able to broaden our customer base in China. With our wireless gateways, Ericsson customers can enjoy simple, scalable and secure device connectivity."
Digi and Ericsson have installed a successful power distribution monitoring pilot system for Shandong Power of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC). The system will be deployed in five cities across Shandong. The system features the Application Platform V1.0 (DMAP V1.0) as well as a device management system designed by Ericsson that is based on Digi hardware.
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About Digi International
Digi International 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 Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444.
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