Nov 11, 2004

Seagate Launches Power Users' Club in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a strategic move to reach out to the growing base of computer power users in Taiwan, Seagate (NYSE:STX), the world's leading supplier of hard disc drives, announced today that it has created a Power Users' Club aimed at sharing the latest technologies and products in the hard disc drive market with computer users who are at the forefront of new technology adoption. The Seagate Power Users' Club will take shape as an online platform offering members the latest information on storage technologies including serial interfaces and smaller form factors, as well as disc drive product materials, customer service and technical support. Additionally, there will be a Q&A forum for members to send in their questions on computing trends and technologies.

"As the industry leader, we believe it is important for Seagate to reach out to technology users and keep them updated on the latest innovations and products so that they can choose the best solutions to meet their needs," said Daven Chiang, Seagate general manager and director of Taiwan Sales & Marketing. "One way to accomplish that is through the growing base of power users in Taiwan who drive the adoption of new technologies. We are pleased to launch the Seagate Power Users' Club - another example of Seagate's commitment to its customers and to the growth of the local IT industry."

To provide value-add to its power user members, in addition to information sharing, Seagate intends to organize related activities and promotions targeted to the unique needs of this community. There will also be a points redemption system in place based on member's active participation that allows them to redeem accumulated points for Seagate rewards.

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