Seagate Ships Freeagent Family of Data Movers, Growing Beyond Traditional Backup and Storage

FreeAgent Family of Data Movers Combines a Sophisticated Design With

Easy-To-Use Lifestyle Tools for Anywhere, Anytime Access of Digital Content

Mar 27, 2007, 01:00 ET from Seagate Technology LLC

    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continuing a
 tradition of innovative and unique solutions, Seagate Technology (NYSE:  
 STX) announced today the availability of its FreeAgent(TM) family of data
 movers. Seagate is not only revolutionizing the way consumers stay
 connected to their content anywhere, anytime, but is also enabling them to
 personalize their digital experience with easy-to-use lifestyle tools. With
 a distinctive blend of integrated content management software and an
 elegant, sophisticated design, the new FreeAgent family of data movers are
 both stylish and functional to match consumers' digital lifestyles.
 Ensuring the highest product quality and reliability, all Seagate FreeAgent
 desktop and portable solutions feature an unmatched five-year limited
 warranty, and are now available worldwide via the company's global network
 of retailers and distributors.
     "As the digital generation creates and consumes increasing amounts of
 content, consumers are demanding user friendly storage solutions that
 provide anytime, anywhere access to match their on-the-go lifestyles," said
 Jim Druckrey, senior vice president and general manager, Seagate Branded
 Solutions. "Seagate has delivered just that. Our FreeAgent family of data
 movers is an exquisite offering of storage solutions, both beautiful and
 functional, blending aesthetics and digital content management tools into a
 seamless device for work or home."
     Seagate continues to provide dynamic and interactive solutions that not
 only store but also manage, access and enable protection of digital
 content. Seagate continues to break out of the traditional 'storage in the
 box' thinking to deliver content whenever, wherever and however consumers
 want it. Below is a summary of the FreeAgent family of data movers that are
 now available at major retailers everywhere:
     FreeAgent Family
     FreeAgent Pro data movers allow consumers to automatically synchronize
 their content anytime, anywhere and allow access to Seagate Internet Drive,
 an online service that provides a "24/7 ATM" to post, access and share
 files from anywhere using the Web. The FreeAgent Pro comes in 320GB, 500GB,
 and 750GB capacities.
     FreeAgent Go data movers plug into any computer's USB 2.0 port for
 mobile access to your computing environment -- including Web favorites,
 passwords and settings, IM, email, contacts and digital files and is
 available in 80GB, 120GB, 160GB capacities.
     FreeAgent Desktop data movers provide simple add-on storage for people
 to gather and access their content in one place. The FreeAgent Desktop data
 movers are available in 250GB, 320GB, and 500GB capacities.
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     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.
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 trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC. Maxtor and FreeAgent are either
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC or one of its
 affiliated companies. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the
 property of their respective owners. One gigabyte, or GB, equals one
 billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity
 may vary depending on operating environment and formatting.

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