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Seagate Technology Public Limited Company designs, manufactures, and sells electronic data storage products. The company offers hard disk drives, solid state hybrid drives, and solid state drives, which are designed for enterprise servers, mainframes, and workstations; for desktop and notebook computers; and for various end user devices, such as digital video recorders, gaming consoles, personal data backup systems, portable external storage systems, and digital media systems. It also provides data storage services, including online backup, data protection, and recovery solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. The company ships external backup storage solutions under its Backup Plus and Expansion product lines, as well as under the Samsung and LaCie brand names; Wireless Plus wireless drives; and network attached storage solutions under its Central and Business Storage product lines. It has strategic alliance with Lenovo to deliver YOGA 2, a multimode PC. Seagate Technology Public Limited Company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

53,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/8/13
Founded in 1979

seagate technology (STX) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $549.0K
President of Operations & Technology
Total Annual Compensation: $524.0K
Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $536.6K
Senior Technical Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $674.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

seagate technology (STX) Key Developments

Seagate Technology plc Ships 6TB Drive for Scale-Out, Cloud-Based Data Centers

Seagate Technology plc announced that it is now shipping the 6TB hard disk drive (HDD) -- the Seagate(R) Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4. The Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 is an important step forward in scale-out data infrastructures delivering supersize storage and enterprise reliability to meet the explosive growth of corporate and cloud-based data centers. Featuring the fast performance available for a nearline HDD, the Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 enables faster data transfers by building on an eighth-generation platform that enables the drive to deliver up to a 25% increase in performance over competing 6TB drives -- making it ideal for 24 X 7 bulk data storage. Utilizing the latest generation of 12Gb/s SAS, the drive provides customers with the scalability for future-proofing their systems. It is also available in an enterprise-ready SATA 6Gb/s interface for easy system integration. A family of drives with up to 6TB of capacity, the Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 provides customers with the high capacity density needed to address an ever increasing amount of unstructured data in an standard 3.5-inch HDD. Supporting the high density storage per square foot in the industry, it features a 50% increase in capacity over the last generation (4TB) nearline drive. Ideal for both replicated and RAID environments, the drive delivers a lower TCO for enterprise storage by providing the high capacity available without sacrificing performance. The drive employs multi-drive rotational vibration tolerance for consistent enterprise-class performance and accurate data storage in high density environments. With its robust 7200-RPM performance, ramp load technology, and a humidity sensor, it delivers optimum performance even in the harshest environments. Purpose-built for enterprise environments, the drive utilizes the T10 and T13-compliant power management standards enabling organizations to tailor systems for optimal energy usage resulting in up to 90% more power savings. Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 Key Features: performance-- 25% faster than competitive 6TB drives. High Capacity Available--Up to 6TB per drive for maximum density server and storage solutions. Enterprise-Class Reliability-- rotational vibration tolerance for consistent performance and enhanced error correction for accurate data storage. Best-in-Class Security-- Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) with Instant Secure Erase for easy drive disposal or repurposing and FIPS SED security options. The drive is shipping now to select Cloud partners and resellers globally. It will also be integrated into Seagate business and branded storage products starting this spring.

Seagate Technology Announces LaCie Enables 4K Post-Production with Latest Thunderbolt 2 Storage Solutions

Seagate Technology announced at the 2014 NAB Show three new storage solutions featuring Thunderbolt 2 technology. The LaCie 8big Rack, 5big and 2big feature speeds and the latest 6TB hard drives from Seagate. This combination of speed and capacity make these products ideal for 4K workflows. Built-in hardware RAID keeps data safe, while cutting-edge industrial design delivers user efficiency and stunning appearance. The LaCie 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 is the company's first Thunderbolt 2 rackmount storage solution. Compact and stylish, the LaCie 8big Rack features up to eight 6TB 7200 RPM hard drives from Seagate, for an impressive 48TB in a mere 1U size. Delivering speeds of up to 1330 MB/s, it is the most powerful plug and play rackmount solution for 4K video editing. Now featuring Thunderbolt 2 technology, hardware RAID 5 and capacity, the new LaCie 5big is nearly two times faster delivering speeds of up to 1050 MB/s. Due to Seagate's new 6TB 7200 RPM hard drives, it boasts a 20% capacity increase, which makes it the most compact 30TB storage device on the market. With these advances, the new LaCie 5big gives video professionals huge capacity and ample bandwidth for improving 4K workflows right on the desktop. The new LaCie 2big boasts a host of features including Thunderbolt 2 technology, hardware RAID and a new industrial design. Speeds of up to 420 MB/s along with two 6TB 7200 RPM hard drives from Seagate make the new LaCie 2big the highest capacity dual-bay external storage solution on the market. It features USB 3.0 for compatibility with nearly any computer. Plus, its all-new industrial design sets a new standard for versatility and reliability. The LaCie 8big Rack, 5big and 2big, featuring Thunderbolt 2, will be available this quarter through the LaCie online store and LaCie resellers. Pricing will be announced when the product is available for purchase. LaCie professional products are protected by a three-year limited warranty. The warranty includes complimentary web-based resources, expert in-house technical support and worldwide repair and/or replacement coverage. Warranty extension and Advance Care Option can also be purchased.

Seagate Technology Announces the Availability of LaCie Fuel Wireless Hard Drive

LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology announced that its LaCie Fuel(TM) wireless hard drive will be available this April with an expanded capacity of 2TB. With double the capacity than before, LaCie Fuel offers more storage than any 2.5" wireless hard drive on the market. It is the ideal cable-free, portable solution for movie buffs, photographers and others to gain 2TBs of on-the-go access and storage for iPad(R) or iPhone(R) and Mac(R). HD movies can monopolize storage space on mobile devices, requiring users to make compromises on what content to synchronize to their device. With the 2TB LaCie Fuel, users can go from 20 movies on a 32GB iPad(R) to over 1,000 movies on the Fuel. This allows users to store entire movie collections without sacrificing any of the content they need. LaCie Fuel makes it convenient to wirelessly access photos and videos directly from the computer. The LaCie Fuel offers the same great features and form as the 1TB model, including wireless streaming of content to up to five devices without an internet connection, the ability to create its own Wi-Fi network and act as a hotspot when connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi, Airplay(R) compatibility for mirroring content on a larger screen, A 10--hour battery life, The LaCie Fuel uses the Seagate Media app, which offers easy navigation of media libraries and documents on iPad(R) or iPhone(R), Android(R) devices and the Amazon Kindle. The LaCie Fuel 2TB can be preordered through the LaCie online store for $249.99. It will be available worldwide through LaCie resellers later in April, 2014. The Seagate Media app is available for iOS(R), Android, and Amazon Kindle.


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