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Maxtor Corporation Named Five-Star Vendor by CMP’s VarBusiness Magazine


Recognized by Leading Technology Publication for Stellar Partner Programs

MILPITAS, CA, March 20, 2006 – Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO), a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and consumer storage products, has been recognized by CMP Media’s VARBusiness Magazine as one of North America’s top information-technology (IT) vendors for partnership programs it offers to solution providers that sell its products and services to end users. Maxtor was certified as a Five-Star Partner, acknowledging its commitment and the strength of its programs for IT integrators, resellers and consultants.

Of over 250 vendor-program entries reviewed for the past year, only 70 companies received the coveted five-star rating in the magazine’s 12th annual Partner Programs Guide survey. The guide appears this week in the March 20, 2006 issue of VARBusiness.

“We applaud Maxtor for demonstrating year over year superior channel practices and for the leadership roles they have achieved within the IT distribution channel,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, vice president and publisher of VARBusiness and Government VAR Magazines.

“We are honored to receive the Five Star Vendor ranking from VARBusiness,” said John Vossoughi, vice president of PanAm sales and distribution at Maxtor. “We place great value on this acknowledgement.”

About VARBusiness Magazine

For the past 19 years, VARBusiness’ strategic resources have been the gateway to the Solution Provider community. VARBusiness provides strategic insight for technology integrators through industry-defining research, in-depth editorial, channel events and innovative Web services, enabling these IT professionals to make educated decisions for their businesses, partnerships and customers. VARBusiness has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for both editorial content and design. Additional information about VARBusiness products, events and services, is available at its Web site,

About Maxtor Corporation

Maxtor Corporation ( is one of the world’s leading suppliers of information storage solutions. The company has an expansive line of storage products for desktop computers, near-line storage, high-performance Intel-based servers and consumer electronics. Maxtor has a reputation as a proven market leader built by consistently providing high-quality products, and service and support for its customers. Maxtor and its products can be found at or by calling toll-free (800) 2-MAXTOR. Maxtor is traded on the NYSE under the MXO symbol.

Note: Maxtor and the Maxtor stylized logo are registered trademarks of Maxtor Corporation.

This announcement relating to Maxtor may contain forward-looking statements concerning the distribution and sale of Maxtor products and Maxtor’s execution. These statements are based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties which could materially affect the company’s results, including, but not limited to, market demand for hard disk drives, the successful execution of volume manufacturing, distribution and sales development programs, the development and implementation of new technologies, the company’s ability to execute future production ramps and utilize manufacturing assets efficiently, pricing, competition, and the significant uncertainty of market acceptance of new products. These and other risk factors are contained in documents that the company files with the SEC, including the Form 10K for fiscal 2005 and its recent 10-Qs. Maxtor is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any responsibility to update or alter, its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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