Mar 17, 2006

Seagate Named 2005 Channel Champion in India

NEW DELHI, India - Continuing its tradition of delivering award-winning storage solutions, Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the world's leading supplier of hard disc drives, has been named the 2005 Channel Champion in the HDD category by 360 Magazine.

Seagate achieved an overall rating significantly higher that its competitors, scoring particularly well in the areas of Warranty Policy and Technical Service and Support.

"Seagate's ongoing effort to provide the industry's strongest support programs, world-class service and expertise to its channel partners has made us the easiest and most rewarding company with which to do business," said Rajesh Khurana, Seagate country manager for India. "Through technology ownership, innovation, operational excellence and tighter integration of our customer relationships, Seagate continues to consistently deliver innovative and highly reliable products to market and align our business strategies to meet the needs of our customers in India and around the world."

As Seagate continues to expand its business and reach out to more cities across India, it can call upon the strengths of its channel support services, in addition to its widely adopted range of best-in-class products and the industry's only five-year warranty on all internal drives shipped through the distribution and retail channels, to give the Company a competitive advantage in the Indian market.

About Seagate
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, and Consumer Electronics applications. 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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