Dec 15, 1999

Seagate Presents Synnex Taiwan With Global Strategic Partnership Award

Seagate Technology, Inc. (NYSE: SEG), the world's largest supplier of hard disc drives, today honored Synnex Taiwan with its prestigious Global Strategic Partnership Award for Synnex's outstanding performance as a Seagate channel partner in the first quarter of fiscal year 2000.

The award recognizes strategic distributors worldwide who have developed exceptional business relationships with Seagate and displayed a strong commitment to customer service, business development and technical support. Seagate appointed Synnex Taiwan as an authorized distributor in May 1996.

"With Synnex's strengths in channel marketing and support, more Taiwanese computer users now have access to Seagate's best-in-class storage products," said Joel Stead, Seagate's senior vice president of International Sales & Marketing. "Seagate values this strategic business relationship, and we believe that this successful partnership will continue to benefit both companies and the IT market in Taiwan."

"By presenting us with this award, Seagate recognizes Synnex's unique capabilities in addressing the growing technology market in Taiwan," said Evans Tu, President and CEO of Synnex. "Moving forward, we will continue to work closely with Seagate to deliver storage solutions to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our customer base."

Synnex Taiwan distributes Seagate's full range of personal and enterprise storage disc drives in Taiwan. Prior to this award, Synnex received the Outstanding Marketing Award from Seagate in 1998.

About Synnex Technology International Corp. Synnex is a one-stop shop for VARs, retailers, government resellers, OEMs, franchisers, dealers and other resellers who need competitive prices, product availability and technical support. Synnex distributes top brand computer products, including microcomputers, mass storage, networking, and communication products, PCs, components and peripherals.

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