Jul 03, 2006

Seagate Named One of China's Top 100 Most Valuable Consumer Brands by PKU Business Review Magazine

BEIJING - Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX) today announced it has been named one of "China's top 100 most valuable consumer brands " by PKU Business Review Magazine at a prestigious award ceremony held recently in Shanghai, China.

PKU Business Review conducted its annual survey with more than 50,000 participants in 32 cities across China. The respondents were asked to rate 240 brands spanning 30 different industries. According to the results of the survey, Seagate was voted one of the most valuable consumer brands in the electronics category because of its strong brand in the China market; its product leadership and the confidence customers have in Seagate's products and services.

"It is indeed a remarkable achievement for Seagate to successfully manage the transition of its brand and image as an electronic component in the traditional compute space to one where its ground-breaking digital storage solutions are central to the digital lifestyles of the consumers," said Dr. Kangtao He, director of Newsroom, PKU Business Review.

"Seagate is honoured that consumers regard us as one of the top 100 most valuable consumer brands in China," said BS Teh, Seagate vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific Sales and Marketing. "This recognition is a tribute to the importance we place on meeting our customers' needs, delivering innovative, high quality products that are central to their active digital lifestyles."

Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics applications 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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