Mar 27, 2007

Seagate Ships FreeAgent Family of Data Movers, Growing Beyond Traditional Backup and Storage

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. - Continuing a tradition of innovative and unique solutions, Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX) announced today the availability of its FreeAgent™ family of data movers. Seagate is not only revolutionizing the way consumers stay connected to their content anywhere, anytime, but is also enabling them to personalize their digital experience with easy-to-use lifestyle tools. With a distinctive blend of integrated content management software and an elegant, sophisticated design, the new FreeAgent family of data movers are both stylish and functional to match consumers’ digital lifestyles. Ensuring the highest product quality and reliability, all Seagate FreeAgent desktop and portable solutions feature an unmatched five-year limited warranty, and are now available worldwide via the company’s global network of retailers and distributors.

“As the digital generation creates and consumes increasing amounts of content, consumers are demanding user friendly storage solutions that provide anytime, anywhere access to match their on-the-go lifestyles,” said Jim Druckrey, senior vice president and general manager, Seagate Branded Solutions. “Seagate has delivered just that. Our FreeAgent family of data movers is an exquisite offering of storage solutions, both beautiful and functional, blending aesthetics and digital content management tools into a seamless device for work or home.”

Seagate continues to provide dynamic and interactive solutions that not only store but also manage, access and enable protection of digital content. Seagate continues to break out of the traditional ‘storage in the box’ thinking to deliver content whenever, wherever and however consumers want it. Below is a summary of the FreeAgent family of data movers that are now available at major retailers everywhere:


FreeAgent Family

FreeAgent Pro data movers allow consumers to automatically synchronize their content anytime, anywhere and allow access to Seagate Internet Drive, an online service that provides a “24/7 ATM” to post, access and share files from anywhere using the Web. The FreeAgent Pro comes in 320GB, 500GB, and 750GB capacities.

FreeAgent Go data movers plug into any computer’s USB 2.0 port for mobile access to your computing environment – including Web favorites, passwords and settings, IM, email, contacts and digital files and is available in 80GB, 120GB, 160GB capacities.

FreeAgent Desktop data movers provide simple add-on storage for people to gather and access their content in one place. The FreeAgent Desktop data movers are available in 250GB, 320GB, and 500GB capacities.

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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.

Seagate, Seagate Technology, the Wave logo and are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC. Maxtor and FreeAgent are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC or one of its affiliated companies. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary depending on operating environment and formatting.

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