Apr 24, 2012

Seagate's GoFlex For Mac External Hard Drives and Thunderbolt Adaptors arrive in Apple's European Stores

Selected GoFlex hard drives available exclusively from Apple stores

LONDON, England – Seagate (NASDAQ:STX) has announced that its GoFlex® for Mac® external hard drives and lightning-fast GoFlex Thunderbolt™ adaptors are now selling for the first time in Apple retail stores in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and from Apple online stores across Europe (see complete list at end of press release).

Four Seagate GoFlex external hard drives are only available from Apple stores in Europe:

  • • GoFlex Pro for Mac: The 500GB version of this high-speed ultra-portable drive comes with FireWire® 800 and USB 2.0 connectivity

  • • GoFlex Special Edition for Mac: A huge one terabyte in the palm of your hand, this ultra-portable drive has FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 connectivity, and a durable soft-touch silver finish

  • • GoFlex Slim for Mac: The world’s slimmest portable external hard drive built with Mac computers in mind, this 500GB performance drive features a sleek, anodised design and USB 2.0 connectivity

  • • GoFlex Desk for Mac: In a choice of two or three terabyte options, with FireWire 800 and USB 2.0, these drives deliver high capacity storage for the Mac user

All these drives are compatible with Apple Time Machine® and can also be used interchangeably with PCs without reformatting.

Also available now in Europe is the GoFlex Thunderbolt Adaptor, which works with any portable Seagate GoFlex drive and provides one of the few Thunderbolt-connected portable hard drive solutions on the market today, and the GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt Adaptor, which works with any GoFlex Desk drive.

Seagate is the world leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions. Learn more at www.seagate.com .

© 2012 Seagate Technology LLC. All rights reserved. Seagate, Seagate Technology, the Wave logo, GoFlex, GoFlex Thunderbolt and FireWire are trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Thunderbolt is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the US and/or other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes. Your computer operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions, and thus will not be available for data storage. Quantitative usage examples for various applications are for illustrative purposes. Actual quantities will vary based on several factors, including file size, file format, features and application software. Seagate reserves the right to change, without notice, product offerings or specifications.

Apple Online Stores in Europe:

Austria http://store.apple.com/at/go/seagate
Belgium (NL) http://store.apple.com/be-nl/go/seagate
Belguim (FR) http://store.apple.com/be-fr/go/seagate
Czech Republic http://store.apple.com/cz/go/seagate
Denmark http://store.apple.com/dk/go/seagate
Finland http://store.apple.com/fi/go/seagate
France http://store.apple.com/fr/go/seagate
Germany http://store.apple.com/de/go/seagate
Hungary http://store.apple.com/hu/go/seagate
Italy http://store.apple.com/it/go/seagate
Norway http://store.apple.com/no/go/seagate
Poland http://store.apple.com/pl/go/seagate
Portugal http://store.apple.com/pt/go/seagate
Spain http://store.apple.com/es/go/seagate
Sweden http://store.apple.com/se/go/seagate
Switzerland (FR) http://store.apple.com/ch-fr/go/seagate
Switzerland (DE) http://store.apple.com/ch-de/go/seagate
The Netherlands http://store.apple.com/nl/go/seagate
UAE http://store.apple.com/ae/go/seagate
UK & Ireland http://store.apple.com/uk/go/seagate