Oct 30, 2002

eSys Chooses Seagate U Series Disc Drive For Its Superior Quality, Reliability And Ease Of Integration

NEW DELHI, India - Seagate Technology today announced that eSys Distribution has selected Seagate's U Series disc drive to meet the storage applications of its new entry-level value PC system - the ePC. eSys is the largest distributor of PC storage in Asia Pacific. Seagate's U Series is the world's most popular hard drive and is designed to meet the specific needs of the entry-level PC market; it can be quickly and easily integrated into desktop business and multimedia computer systems. The drive provides best reliability in its class and the capacity and performance needed for the most popular desktop applications like Internet navigation, multimedia, email and word processing.

"Users today want a PC that delivers speed, the flexibility to upgrade, business-ready software and a low price tag - which is what our ePC is all about," said Vikas Goel, managing director of eSys Distribution. "With Seagate's disc drive performance standard and outstanding reputation for providing high-quality, innovative products, the incorporation of U Series is the latest example of our marketing emphasis to meet these demands while maintaining reliability, quality and performance."

"eSys chose the U Series because of the U Series' reliability and its record as the best-selling drive ever," said Teh Ban Seng, Seagate vice president and managing director of Asia Sales and Marketing. "We continue to tailor our technology and product offerings to meet the specific needs of customers. We worked closely with eSys during development of their new ePC. Seagate's leadership in disc drive technology and our excellent working relationships with our customers continue to help us deliver the right technology for the right application."

Seagate U Series disc drives deliver best-in-class reliability and industry-leading acoustics for PC and consumer-electronics applications. The U Series ships with Seagate's exclusive 3D Defense System, which leads the industry in ruggedness and data protection.

eSys Distribution is a leading distributor of storage solutions in Asia Pacific with an excellent reputation for the distribution and service support of key PC components. eSys' key strengths lie in its distribution network in geographically and economically diverse markets and its focus on core IT components. Headquartered in Singapore, eSys business operations span across Asia, North America and Europe. eSys can be found around the globe at www.esysdistribution.com

Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives for Enterprise, PC and Consumer Electronics applications. The Company is committed to 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.

Seagate, Seagate Technology and the Seagate logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC. U Series, and 3D Defense System are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC or one of its affiliate companies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Seagate reserves the right to change, without notice, product offerings or specifications.