Nov 30, 2005

Seagate Named Top Tech 50 Company in Asia Pacific by ZDNETAsia

Underscoring its industry leadership, Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the world's leading supplier of hard disc drives, today announced that it has been named as one of the Top Tech 50 companies in Asia Pacific by ZDNETAsia.

"Driving innovation and delivering the broadest set of storage products to our Asia Pacific customers is what sets Seagate apart, and we are pleased to receive such prestigious recognition by ZDNETAsia," said Jim Chirico, Seagate senior vice president and general manager of Global Disc Drive Operations. "As we continue to expand our customer base into new markets and applications, our focus on technology leadership and reliability makes us an ideal partner for companies looking to develop products for today's digital lifestyle."

Isabelle Chan, senior editor of ZDNETAsia said, "I wish to congratulate Seagate and the other companies that made it to ZDNet Asia's Top Tech 50 Index. In today's challenging economic environment, posting double- and triple-digit growth rates is certainly no mean feat. The fact that these companies have grown at such stellar rates indicates there are lots of market opportunities in the technology sector."

About Seagate
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. 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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