Oct 11, 2006

Seagate Pocket Hard Drive Generates Cool Buzz at the Ninth Zhongguancun Computer Season

Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX) hard disc drives and external storage and backup solutions are well known for their performance, reliability and capacity. But lately, Seagate's products are also gaining a following among the well-known Zhongguancun Computer Season's heavyweights for their stylish design and cool functionality, especially the award-winning Seagate Pocket Hard Drive.

"When I first saw the Seagate Pocket Hard Drive, I knew it would be the perfect gift for our VIPs, said Mr. Zhiyu Tian, director of research, Zhongguancun Computer Season. "Its stylish appearance, together with Seagate's best-in-class brand reputation and technology, captures the spirit of the Zhongguancun Computer Season, which is about driving IT development and making people's digital lifestyles fun and exciting."

Because of the external storage solution's portability, capacity and "cool factor," Zhongguancun Computer Season will be using Seagate Pocket Hard Drives to store all of the program's related documents, which will then be presented to important government officials attending the show as gifts.

"Seagate has established itself as the leader in providing best-in-class solutions and products that enable people to enjoy the on-demand world by allowing them to create, manage, protect and better enjoy massive amounts of digital content, like digital photos, digital music, movies and video," said Andrew Yang, country manager, China, Seagate Technology. "We are honored to be in a unique position to co-operate with the Zhongguancun Computer Season organizers who have put together one of China's premier IT shows."

With the Seagate Pocket Hard Drive, business professionals, students and creative professionals can carry serious storage on-the-go, including up to 2560 digital photos, 133 hours of digital music, eight hours of digital video, or four computer games - all in the palm of your hand or jeans pocket. The 8.0GB Seagate Pocket Hard Drive is an indispensable tool for your on-demand world, when it's imperative to have your digital content with you, whenever and wherever you are.

About Zhongguancun Computer Season
Zhongguancun Computer Season is the premier IT show held annually during the fall season in China since 1998. The ninth Zhongguancun Computer Season will be held by the Zhongguancun Science Park and organized by the Haidian District government and the Zhongguancun Computer Season Organization Committee. For nine years, the Zhongguancun Computer Season has evolved from the initial popularization of scientific knowledge and innovations to being the authoritative guide for consumers who want a deeper and more enriching appreciation of technology in their daily lives. The show has also become an important platform in China to encourage "innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship".

About Seagate
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate's business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, and to be the low cost producer in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support and reliability to meet the world's growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at www.seagate.com.

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