Oct 10, 2008

Seagate To Showcase New External Hard Drives At GITEX 2008

Seagate (NASDAQ:STX), the world leader in storage solutions, will showcase its new range of FreeAgent™ external hard drives at GITEX 2008, 19-23 October, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Seagate will exhibit in the Sheikh Maktoum Hall, at stand number C9-6, and will be represented at GITEX by ten members of its team who represent the company in the Middle East.

“GITEX provides the opportunity to meet with leading channel integrators and retailers from across the region, to find out more about their specific requirements and to present our strategy and plans for the coming year,” said Mark Whitby, executive director, Former Soviet Union and Middle East sales and EMEA marketing. “Also, it allows us to display our wide range of products; our new exciting new FreeAgent consumer solutions as well as our industry-leading desktop, notebook and enterprise hard drive offerings.

Seagate has had a successful first half of 2008 with its milestone achievement of being the first hard drive manufacturer to have shipped one billion hard drives; a number not only staggering in size but also emblematic of the massive amount of digital content being created in the home, hand, office, car and dozens of other markets. Seagate hard drives and storage solutions enable people to create, share, enjoy and protect more digital content every day.

About Seagate
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disk drives and storage solutions, 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, with the goal of being the time-to-market leader 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 http://www.seagate.com.

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