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Seagate Technology Plc history, profile and corporate video

 Seagate Technology Plc designs, manufactures and markets data storage products. The company produce a range of electronic data storage products including Hard disk drives, solid state hybrid drives and solid state drives, which address enterprise applications, where their products are designed for enterprise servers, mainframes and workstations; client compute applications, where their products are designed for desktop and notebook computers; and client non-compute applications, where their products are designed for a variety of end user devices such as digital video recorders, gaming consoles, personal data backup systems, portable external storage systems and digital media systems. In addition to manufacturing and selling data storage products, the company provides data storage services for small to medium-sized businesses, including online backup, data protection and recovery solutions. Seagate Technology was founded by Finis Conner, David Thomas Mitchell, Alan F. Shugart, Syed Iftikar, and Doug Mahon and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

“Seagate Technology Company Milestones

March 2013
Seagate Celebrates Milestone: First to Reach 2 Billion Hard Disk Drives Shipped
March 2013
Seagate Launches Third-Generation Laptop Solid-State Hybrid Drives and First-Ever Desktop SSHD
February 2013
Seagate Enables Growth of Small to Medium-Sized Businesses with New Networked Business Storage Solution
February 2013
Seagate Unveils New Advanced Storage Design Centre in South Korea
January 2013
Seagate and Virident Join Forces to Deliver Solutions for the Enterprise Flash Storage Market
January 2013
Seagate Wireless Plus Wins CNET’s Best of CES 2013
January 2013
Storage for Life: Seagate Showcases Groundbreaking Innovations at CES 2013
December 2012
New Seagate Video 2.5 HDD Delivers Industry-Leading Reliability and Energy Efficiency
November 2012
Seagate Backup Plus Family of Hard Drives Named as CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honouree
October 2012
Seagate Expands Industry’s Broadest Enterprise Portfolio
September 2012
New Seagate Cloud Builder Alliance to Promote Cloud Innovation and Growth
August 2012
Seagate and LaCie Announce Completion of the Acquisition of a Controlling Interest in LaCie
June 2012
Seagate and DensBits Announce Strategic Agreement for Development of Solid-State Drives for Consumer and Enterprise Markets
March 2012
Seagate reaches One Terabit per Square Inch Milestone in Hard Drive Storage with New Technology Demonstration
January 2012
Seagate Wins UBM Channel Top 100 Recognition For Powering Data Centres With Innovative, Environmentally Friendly Products
December 2011
Seagate Completes Acquisition of Samsung’s Hard Disk Drive Business
November 2011
Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage Named as CES Innovation 2012 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
November 2011
Seagate Enhances Laptop PC Performance with Fast, Second-Generation Solid State Hybrid Drive
September 2011
Seagate is the First Manufacturer to Break the Capacity Ceiling with a New 4 TB GoFlex Desk Drive
August 2011
Seagate Ships 1 Million Solid State Hybrid Drives; Momentus XT Hybrid Drive Adoption Soars as Major Computer Makers Offer Laptops with World’s Speediest Hard Drive
June 2011
Seagate Delivers Unmatched Price-Performance Storage for World’s First Tablets Featuring Hard Drives
May 2011
Seagate Breaks Areal Density Barrier: Unveiling the World’s First Hard Drive Featuring One Terabyte per Platter
March 2011
Seagate Ships Industry’s Easiest to Deploy 3TB Desktop Drive to Overcome 2TB Capacity Barrier
February 2011
Seagate tops the One Million Mark in Shipments of Self-Encrypting Hard Drives for Laptop PCs and Data Centre Servers
November 2010
Seagate GoFlex Family and Momentus XT Drive Named as CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Award Honourees
September 2010
Seagate Unveils Industry’s First 12 TB Four-Bay Network Storage Server for Small Businesses
September 2010
Seagate Introduces Industry’s First 1.5TB Portable External Drive
July 2010
Seagate Debuts GoFlex Home: Easy-to-Use Centralised Storage for the Whole Family
June 2010
Seagate Breaks Capacity Ceiling with World’s First Three Terabyte External Desktop Drive
May 2010
Seagate Delivers World’s Fastest Hard Drive for Laptop Computers; Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drives Offer Solid State Performance with the Capacity and Value of Hard Disk Drives
May 2010
Seagate Introduces New Era of External Storage: A Flexible Hard Drive Solution with Multiple Interface and Content Sharing Options
April 2010
An Industry First: Seagate Offers FreeAgent Go Hard Drives Preloaded With Paramount Pictures’ Feature Films
December 2009
Seagate Unveils World’s Thinnest 2.5 inch Hard Drive for Slim Laptop Computers
December 2009
Seagate Introduces its First Solid State Drive: Pulsar
September 2009
Seagate Ships World’s Fastest Desktop Hard Drive; First Drive to Feature Serial ATA 6Gbit/Second Technology
March 2009
Seagate Introduces BlackArmor Family of Storage Solutions for Small Businesses
July 2008
Seagate Powers Next Generation of Computing with Three New Hard Drives, including World’s First 1.5 Terabyte Desktop PC and Half Terabyte Notebook PC Hard Drives
April 2008
Seagate First to Ship One Billion Hard Drives; Expects Next Billion within Five Years
March 2007
Seagate to Acquire EVault, Inc. – Enhances Strategy for Seagate Services
October 2007
Notebook Computers Go Green – Seagate Hybrid Hard Drive Ushers in New Era of Power-Thrifty, Higher Performance Mobile Computing
May 2006
Seagate Technology Completes Acquisition of Maxtor Corporation
April 2006
Seagate Expands Desktop Hard Drive Lead with 750GB Monster Built on Perpendicular Recording Technology
January 2006
Seagate Named 2006 Company of the Year by Forbes Magazine
September 2005
Seagate Technology Acquires Mirra, Inc.
August 2005
Seagate wins “Company of the Year” and “Best Product Innovation” ARC Awards from VARBusiness Magazine
June 2005
Seagate Does it Again: Drives Innovation with 10 New Groundbreaking Hard Disk Drives
May 2005
Seagate Honoured for Advancement of Women in the Workplace
March 2005
Ten Million Cheetah 15Ks Now Running the Enterprise
February 2005
PC World names Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 Best Hard Drive
June 2004
Unprecedented Announcement of 12 New Products for all Major Market Segments Reinforces Seagate’s Disk Drive Leadership Position
February 2004
Another Seagate First — Savvio 2.5 inch, 10K RPM Enterprise Disk Drive Addresses Storage Consolidation, Reliability and Performance Needs
June 2003
Seagate Enters Notebook Hard Drive Market; Now Shipping to Major Notebook PC Makers
December 2002
Seagate Technology Prices Initial Public Offering Of Common Shares
November 2002
Seagate ‘Goes Vertical’ and Demonstrates Record Storage Areal Density and Performance
August 2002
Seagate Swings “HAMR” to Increase Disk Drive Densities by a Factor of 100
May 2002
Seagate’s New Cheetahs Drive Down Storage Total Cost of Ownership
March 2001
Seagate’s New Cheetah Makes a Record Run, Setting the Pace as the World’s Fastest Disk Drive for the Needs of the Internet and Beyond
February 2000
Seagate’s New Cheetah X15 Leaps to 15,000 RPM for Record-Setting Levels of Performance
October 1997
Seagate Unveils Industry’s First 7,200 RPM, Ultra ATA-Interface Disk Drive for Desktop Computers
February 1996
Seagate Press Release: Seagate Technology Completes Merger with Conner Peripherals”

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