Our Story

Seagate was founded on the belief that data is potential. Our goal is to help humanity maximize that potential by harnessing the datasphere, which is all around us. For over 38 years, we have driven innovation with precision-engineered hard drives and technology solutions that have empowered billions of people and businesses to realize their tasks and their dreams. And we’re just getting started.

Humanity is on the cusp of a new era, the data age. From smart personal devices to large-scale intelligent systems, our world is rapidly being transformed. Data is in flight all around us, affecting us personally, professionally and globally. Seagate will be there to pioneer the way toward a better, smarter tomorrow.

Ptolemy Data Science Award

More and more data is created and explored every year—so much so that data science is in a state of constant evolution. We’ve reached a paradigm shift as significant as the Industrial Revolution, so we created the annual Ptolemy Data Science Award to recognize groundbreaking work in data science that changes lives for the better.