Jun 13, 2003

Blue River System Becomes Seagate Premier Partner

Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX) has appointed Toulouse-based Blue River System to its Premier Partner Program. Seagate now has five Premier Partners in France.

Seagate Premier Partners have a close working relationship with Seagate and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits including a sales growth bonus program, an evaluation drive program, comprehensive technical support, regional marketing support and an array of web-based training, marketing and development tools.

"We are very happy that Blue River System has joined our Premier Partner Program, a group of top tier companies who are dedicated to providing best-in-class products and services to the growing storage market," said Umeshware Agaiblall, Seagate's channel sales representative in France. "Together with our Premier Partners we continue to expand Seagate's presence in the very important French market."

"We want to meet the needs of our customers in all areas and our partnership with Seagate will help us to achieve this," said Laure Seichan, marketing manager with Blue River System. "Our membership of the Seagate Premier Partner Program means that we can now offer our customers Seagate's industry-leading products combined with industry-leading support."

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