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Looking Back – Seagate’s Key 2010 Enterprise Storage Accomplishments

Happy New Year and welcome back to the world of enterprise storage!

Full of promise, resolution and ideas for 2011, it’s important to look back on our achievements from the past year. Built on our Unified Storage strategy for the future,  here are our key 2010 Enterprise storage accomplishments:

Seagate® Ships World’s Highest-Capacity, Most Reliable Small Form Factor Enterprise Drive: The Savvio® 10K.4 Hard Drive

  • Built for the demands of enterprise servers and
  • Enables new levels of data density in external storage arrays
  • Savvio 10K.4 doubles the capacity of its nearest competitor to 600GB
  • The first HDD to achieve an unprecedented 2 million hours Mean Time Between  Failure (MTBF) reliability rating

Seagate® Ships Industry’s First 2TB 6Gb/s SAS Enterprise Drive: Constellation® ES

  • Industry’s first 2TB enterprise-class drive
  • 3.5-inch form factor
  • 6Gb SAS
  • Designed specifically for multi-drive nearline storage environments
  • increased power efficiency
  • Enterprise-class reliability with MTBF of 1.2M hours
  • Self-Encrypted Drive option

Seagate® Wins 2010 CRN Channel Champions Award For Hard Drive Technical And Support Satisfaction

  • World’s number one hard drive maker
  • Won the 2010 CRN Channel Champion award for Technical Satisfaction and Support Satisfaction in the SATA Hard Drives category
  • CRN award is based on a survey that measures overall solution provider perceptions of vendor products and services
  • Survey is the largest and broadest-based technology integrator market study in the industry

Seagate And Samsung Announce Agreement To Jointly Develop Controller Technology For Enterprise SSDs

  • World leaders Seagate in hard disk drives and storage solutions, and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., in advanced memory technology have entered into a joint development and licensing agreement
  • Jointly developing and cross-licensing related controller technologies for solid state drive (“SSD”) storage devices to attain the high levels of performance, reliability and endurance demanded by enterprise storage applications

Seagate® First To Achieve Government FIPS Security Certification For Self-Encrypting Enterprise Hard Drives

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the U.S. federal agency focused on promoting product innovation by establishing standards for government and business certified Seagate’s family of enterprise-class Cheetah®, Constellation® and Savvio® drives with Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) technology for use within government systems
  • Seagate drives were certified to the FIPS 140-2 standard after being validated by an independent lab accredited by NIST

Seagate® Delivers First One Terabyte 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD: Constellation®.2

  • Industry’s first 2.5-inch enterprise-class hard drive to reach a record 1TB capacity
  • Lowest power consumption in its class
  • Designed for server storage applications and optimized for IT data centers and the cloud
  • Offers a solid combination of high capacity, leading 6Gb/s performance (SAS and SATA), superior data integrity, and best-in-class low power consumption

As we head into 2011, Gartner has projected strong growth in enterprise storage including:

  • $15 Billion committed to global data centers in 2010
  • Data capacity on average in enterprises is growing at 40% to 60% year over year

To meet these needs, data centers will need a strong storage foundation. Look to Seagate to continue to offer scalable storage for business continuity providing the flexibility that meets your customers’ data growth needs.

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