Seagate is a global leader in data storage solutions for homes and businesses.
Seagate was founded as Shugart Technology in 1978, before re–branding as Seagate in 1979. Since that time, Seagate has produced over 2 billion hard disk drives and grown through some of the most testing economic climates to a workforce of over 50,000.
Always at the forefront of the digital storage industry, Seagate is responsible for a number of revolutionary products such as the first 5.25–inch HDD in 1980, the Barracuda HDD in 1992, which clocked the industry’s first 7200–RPM spindle speed, and the first 1.5TB portable external hard drive in 2010. Seagate was name the Forbes Company of the Year in 2006 and CNET’s Best of CES in 2013.