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Seagate Mirra Personal Server Named 2005 Technology Product of the Year by Small Business Technology Magazine


Seagate’s 5GB Pocket Drive Named as Finalist

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.—23 January 2006— Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX), the world’s leading supplier of consumer electronics hard drives, announced today that the Seagate Mirra Personal Server was named 2005 Technology Product of the Year by Small Business Technology Magazine (SBTM) and the Seagate 5GB Pocket Drive was named as a Finalist. This prominent award is in its inaugural year, saluting the innovative technology solutions that are boosting the productivity and profitability of small businesses.

“We are honored to receive this award that acknowledges the value that the Mirra Personal Server brings to the small business environment,” said Jim Druckrey senior vice president and general manager of Branded Solutions for Seagate Technology. “We’ve engineered the Mirra products to help small businesses improve the way they protect, access, share and manage their business files and the Seagate Pocket Drive acts as a perfect tool to carry all of your important business documents with you.”

The Mirra Personal Server eliminates the complexity of protecting and providing company-wide access to valuable digital content from multiple computers by integrating PC software, Web Services, and an intelligent “always-on” network appliance into the only content protection and sharing solution that’s affordable and easy to use. Mirra provides continuous automatic backup of data from multiple PCs, free over-the-Internet remote access, easy secure file sharing, and file synchronization between networked computers.

The Seagate 5GB Pocket Drive is a round, palm-sized device that fits in your pocket, yet safely stores large business files, music, photos, videos and more, includes a built-in, retractable USB cable and allows you to password-protect your files (Windows only). The sleek round shell absorbs shocks, so your data stays safe.

Seagate’s award-winning Mirra Personal Server and 5GB Pocket Drive will be featured in a special Winter issue of Small Business Technology Magazine and can be viewed later this month at

The Seagate Mirra Personal Server is available in three storage capacities: 160GB for $399, 250GB for $499, and 400GB for $799 and the Seagate 5GB Pocket Drive is available for $99 at retail outlets or online at

More information and photos of these and other Seagate storage solutions are available at:

About Seagate
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, and Consumer Electronics applications. 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 was named 2006 Company of the Year by Forbes Magazine. Seagate can be found around the globe and at

Seagate, Seagate Technology and the Wave logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC. Mirra is a trademark of Seagate Technology LLC. When referring to drive capacity one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one megabyte, or MB, equals one million bytes. Accessible capacity may vary depending on operating environment and formatting.


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