Sep 13, 2000

Seagate Offers Computer Training for Thai Law Enforcement

BANGKOK, Thailand - Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited is sharing its expertise in technology and computers with members of the Samrong Nua Traffic Police, in an effort to enhance capabilties of law enforcement officials in protecting and serving their community. Seagate is providing the traffic police with a three-day computer training course as part of the Company's ongoing effort to support the communities in which it operates.

"Learning about computer technology and applying that knowledge directly to the job of law enforcement will benefit the police department's efforts to increase efficiency and effectiveness, as well as the citizens they serve," said Madan Misra , Seagate Thailand executive director of Information Technology. "One of Seagate's goals is to make positive contributions to our communities, and we believe this course is an interesting example of such a contribution. We look forward to moving forward with this program."

"We are very pleased to be working with Seagate in this manner," said Pol. Lt. Col. Montri Boonyayothin, the Inspector Traffic. "The project helps the police to have better understanding of advanced technology and to be able to render better service to the public. We hope that this initiative will serve as an example to other businesses and industries on how corporations and public officials can work together creatively for the benefit of our communities."

Seagate Thailand proudly participates in various community support programs throughout the country. Other Seagate community service projects include: Computer training courses provided to dozens of government officials in Korat, donations of hard disc drives, surplus office equipment and supplies, as well as computers to various community organizations. Also, Seagate was the sponsor of many technological development projects for youngsters such as Internet Training Camp, Seagate Space Camp and Kasetsart-Seagate Crystal Brain Camp.

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