Seagate is founded
as Shugart Technology.
Seagate ships first hard drive — the ST506.
IBM introduces its personal computer NASA
successfully launches and lands the Space Shuttle.
Seagate opens first overseas
location in Singapore.
Introduction of Microsoft Word.
Apple introduces the Macintosh.
Windows 1.0 introduced The Intel 386 chip
introduces 32-bit architecture.
Seagate manufacturing capacity
reaches 200,000 drives per month.
OS/2 is launched by IBM and Microsoft.
Seagate ships 5.1 million hard disk drives.
World Wide Web established with
the introduction of HTML.
Original Linux kernel written.
Seagate ships 50 millionth hard disk drive.
Seagate ships 100 millionth hard drive.
Seagate sets new areal density
record of 23.5Gb/in² disk capacity.
The Xbox 360, with Seagate inside,
is officially unveiled on MTV.
Seagate’s one billionth
hard disk drive ships!
Seagate redefines storage versatility
with the GoFlex® series of external drives.
Seagate introduces first Ultra-Portable
Wireless Hard Drive.
Backup Plus portable drive launches —
save and share your digital life.
When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one trillion bytes.
Quantitative usage examples for various applications are for illustrative purposes.