Feb 04, 2004

Seagate Marks A Decade Of Strategic Partnership With Legend

BEIJING - BEIJING, China - February 4, 2004 - Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the worldwide leader in hard disc drives, announced today that its strategic partnership with Legend Computer Systems Co., the top Chinese computer maker, has reached the 10-year milestone. This decade-long relationship has resulted in mutual success and growth for both Seagate and Legend, by delivering innovative IT solutions throughout China and around the globe.

As strategic partners for ten years, Seagate, with the support of its distributor VST Computers (HK) Limited, and Legend have developed exceptional business relationships and displayed a strong commitment to customer service, business development and technical support. Today, Seagate supplies disc drives for Legend's full line of personal computer and enterprise systems.

"We are proud of the successful decade-long partnership with Legend, the leading OEM in the growing China market," said Teh Ban Seng, Seagate vice president and managing director of Asia Sales and Marketing. "We will continue to work closely with Legend to deliver a decisive competitive edge in the key enabling technology of disc drive storage."

"Over the years, Seagate continues to show its commitment to not only delivering best-in-class products but also providing the global support infrastructure that Legend requires," said Liu Jun, senior vice president, Legend Holdings Limited. "Combining Seagate's leading edge data storage technology with our state-of-the-art products, we look forward to continued success as one of Seagate's global strategic partners."

The strength of the relationship has resulted in Seagate being recognized by Legend for its Six Sigma support in 2002, and Legend received the prestigious Seagate Customer Recognition Award in 1999.

Legend Computer Systems Co. is a subsidiary of Legend Group Co., which is the number one PC manufacturer in the Chinese PC market. Legend's business line includes PC, mainboard, system integration and distribution. The Company is committed to providing quality products and service in the field of information technology.

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