Feb 22, 2002

TongFang Computer Honors Seagate With Outstanding Supplier Award


Seagate Technology today announced that it has been recognized for its leadership in storage technology with the 2001 Outstanding Supplier Award presented by TongFang Computer, a leading distributor of computer products in China. The TongFang Outstanding Supplier Award honors achievement in the areas of technology, supplier cost effectiveness, quality and availability, all of which contributed to the company's success over the past year.

"TongFang experienced tremendous business growth in 2001, thanks in part to Seagate's contribution to our company's success," said Mr. Li Jianhang, General Manager, Computer Business Division, Tsinghua TongFang Co., Ltd. "We congratulate Seagate for its outstanding service and commitment to provide a decisive competitive edge for TongFang and its customers. We continue to look to Seagate, the world's leading disc drive company, as a strategic supplier to our business."

"This award is indicative of Seagate's expertise and our efforts to help TongFang, one of our largest customers in the region, meet their growing business needs," said BanSeng Teh, Seagate managing director for Asia Sales and Marketing. "Seagate will continue to build on its commitment to deliver the cutting edge storage technology to customers like TongFang that drives our mutual success."

As a company that incorporates Six-Sigma quality and world-class supply chain management, Seagate's level of efficiency in manufacturing and time-to-market delivery is recognized worldwide. The Company's commitment to R&D and technology development has resulted in the fastest, highest performance, and highest capacity disc drives available today.

About TongFang
TongFang Computer is a leading System Integrator in China and one of the top ten PC suppliers in Asia Pacific. The Company is listed in China and is partially owned by Qinghua University, one of the top two universities in China. TongFang's market leadership is based on delivering best-in-class products and services for the information technology industry.

About Seagate
Seagate is the world's leading provider of storage technology for Internet, business and consumer applications. The Company's products include disc drives for the Enterprise, PCs and Consumer Electronics, as well as Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions. Seagate's market leadership is based on delivering 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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