Apr 06, 2004

Seagate Announces First Premier Partner Day April 15, 2004, In Munich

MUNICH, Germany - Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the world's leading hard disc drive manufacturer, will host its first-ever "Premier Partner Day" on April 15, 2004, at its German headquarters in Munich. At the event, Seagate and its twelve Premier Partners from Germany, Austria and Switzerland will discuss new products, new technologies, and the Company's current and future strategies. Seagate will use this intensive contact with its customers to deepen cooperation and promote exchange among its Premier Partners.

Seagate will also use the Premier Partner Day to award two honors. One will go to the highest-selling Premier Partner of 2003, and the other will be awarded to the Premier Partner that achieved the highest growth last year. To close the event, the Seagate team is inviting its guests to show their stuff on the track in a go-kart race.

"Our channel customers are a strategic part of our business and we are committed to their success," said Robert Suu, Seagate's channel sales manager for Central Europe. "The Premier Partner Day has already generated tremendous interest from our customers and we look forward to deepening our dialogue with them."

Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide range of Enterprise, PC, Notebook and Consumer Electronics applications. The Company is committed to delivering 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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