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Seagate Launches Drive

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. -- Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX - News) today extends its innovative portfolio of storage products built for extreme environments with the launch of the second-generation Seagate EE25 Series(TM) hard disc drive. The breakthrough 2.5-inch EE25.2 is designed for the growing digital storage needs of extreme environment applications, delivering up to 80 Gigabytes of reliable storage to the most hostile temperature, vibration, humidity, shock and altitude conditions. In addition, Seagate is bringing the market-leading SATA interface to extreme environment applications.

Increasingly, digital data for navigation, entertainment and productivity/control systems needs to be accessible on demand despite exposure to harsh environmental conditions. The EE25 Series drives support a wide range of such applications, including:

  • Entertainment, information and navigation systems for commercial
    aircraft, automobiles and marine vessels;
  • Ruggedized PCs;
  • Equipment exposed to a range of vibration and temperature extremes;
  • Commercial/industrial control systems; and
  • Mobile or remote CCTV systems.

"The digitization of information brings new challenges and new opportunities, and a number of applications have emerged that require rugged storage devices to safeguard vital data. We're seeing this growth in a wide range of vertical markets such as commercial in-flight entertainment systems field equipment," said Patrick King, senior vice president and general manager of Seagate's Consumer Electronics Business Unit. "Seagate is providing its most advanced extreme environment drive to date -- the EE25 Series 5400.2 -- to address these markets and give our customers the secure, reliable and durable storage solutions they need."

Seagate Technology Inc.