Digi International and Lantronix Announce Settlement and Cross-Licenses

11/13/2002 - Digi International® and Lantronix® signed an agreement to dismiss the patent infringement and trade secret lawsuits between the companies. The companies also agreed to enter into cross-licenses to each other's patents, which have been the subjects of the lawsuits.

"This agreement is a positive step for the growth of the emerging remote management and pervasive Internet industries," said Marc Nussbaum, interim CEO of Lantronix. "Our customers' best interests are served by having multiple product and technology options."

"This is a good outcome for the company and its shareholders," said Joe Dunsmore, CEO of Digi. "Digi devotes substantial resources to develop innovative new products for its customers and will continue to put a high priority on protecting that innovation in the marketplace."

About Digi International
Digi International, based in Minneapolis, the leader in Connectware, makes device networking easy by manufacturing products and technologies that are cost effective and easy to use. Digi markets its products through a global network of distributors and resellers, systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

About Lantronix
Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq: LTRX) is a provider of hardware and software solutions ranging from systems that allow users to remotely manage network infrastructure equipment to technologies that network-enable devices and appliances. Lantronix was established in 1989, and its worldwide headquarters are in Irvine, Calif.

Digi is a registered trademark of Digi International, Inc. Lantronix is a registered trademark of Lantronix, Inc.

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