Mar 29, 2005

Seagate to Participate in 2005 China Internet - Cafe Sunshine Project

BEIJING - Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX), the world's leading maker of hard disc drives, today announced that it will participate in the 2005 China Internet - Cafe "Sunshine Project," created to enhance internet usage in China.

The China Internet - Cafe "Sunshine Project" launched on March 18 is being initiated at nearly 10,000 Internet-Cafe all over China with the help of companies like Seagate, Intel, nVidia, Kingston, Logitech, ViewSonic and Philips. These technology leaders will provide "I-Cafe" computers with advanced features to meet the needs of Internet-Cafe users and help to set up a smooth implementation.

"Seagate is pleased to participate in this project, as we recognize the critical role Internet-Cafes play in putting the power of the Internet into the hands of China's large and diverse population," said Andrew Yang, Seagate Sales and Marketing country manager for China. "Storage is the backbone of the Internet, both from an infrastructure standpoint and for the average consumer who wants to tap into the power of the world's digital content. As a founding member of this project, we are applying our expertise and unique capabilities to equip Chinese Internet users with the best, most reliable digital storage available to maximize their Internet experience."

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