Oct 27, 2006

Seagate Named Top Tech 50 Company in Asia Pacific for Second Consecutive Year

Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the world's leading supplier of hard disc drives and storage solutions, today announced that it has been named by ZDNet Asia as one of the Top Tech 50 companies in the Asia Pacific region for the second consecutive year. The top 50 companies were identified based on their proven track record, firm commitment to the Asian market and strong financial performance.

"We are pleased to receive this prestigious recognition from ZDNet Asia for the second year running," said BanSeng Teh, Seagate vice president and managing director for Asia Pacific. "With digital content distribution driving phenomenal growth of the storage industry, Seagate is committed to offering the most comprehensive portfolio of reliable, high performance storage solutions for this on-demand world. Moving forward, we will continue to lead the market with innovative solutions for the creation, storage, protection and sharing of all kinds of digital content."

Isabelle Chan, senior editor of ZDNet Asia said, "I wish to congratulate Seagate for its inclusion in ZDNet Asia's Top Tech 50 Index for the second year. Companies like Seagate maintain leadership in a very challenging industry through continuous technology innovation and competitive business strategies."

About Seagate
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. 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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