Seagate Unleashes Storage for Creativity at SXSW 2013

Thu Mar 7, 2013 4:01pm EST

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Showcases Award-winning Products for Video, Photos and Music;

Teams with Vans for the `House of Vans at the Mohawk` Music Showcase and Online
AUSTIN, Texas--(Business Wire)--
For the 7th consecutive year, Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) will be all
over the annual South by Southwest Interactive, Gaming, Music and Film festival
(SXSW). Storage is the founding technology that has enabled so many innovative
advancements in entertainment, business and beyond, where creative minds of all
sorts find Seagate at the heart of so many of their projects. 

At the Tradeshow:

From Sunday, March 10th to Wednesday, March 13th, Seagate will demonstrate the
company`s award winning products for Video, Photos and Music. Come by the
Seagate booth at the Austin Convention Center (#1307, #1309, #1406 and #1408).
On Tuesday, March 12 at 4:00 pm make sure to come by the booth for the block
party. Have a snack and a cold beverage on the house and check out these Seagate
Wireless Plus, Seagate Central and Seagate Backup Plus in action. 

The following is a list of products to be showcased during the festival:

* Seagate® Wireless Plus, an industry first, provides mobile storage for smart
phones and tablets without wires or the web. 
* Seagate® Central is the first networked home storage solution to feature a
Smart TV app for enjoyment of files from the big screen while delivering
automated backup for the entire home and access to movies, music and photos from
networked devices, as well as remote access. 
* Seagate® 
        Backup Plus external storage provides simplicity and elegance in a
direct attached backup solution, which enables one-click backup of one`s system
and automated backup of Facebook and Flickr albums.

House of Vans at the Mohawk:

Seagate is proud to join Vans as the streaming sponsor for the House of Vans at
the Mohawk. Four days of non-stop live music will be streamed live from
powered by Seagate. With a line-up of legendary acts such as The Specials and
Iggy and the Stooges, the House of Vans at the Mohawk is sure to be one of the
must-see events during the week at one of Austin`s most beloved and eclectic
music venues - the Mohawk at 912 Red River St. (at 10th Ave.). See the complete
lineup at 

Win Some Epic Gear:

To commemorate the week of technology`s convergence with the arts, Seagate is
hosting the "House of Vans" Sweepstakes, where you could win a mobile music
production package - an iPad, a Seagate Wireless Plus, an Apogee Electronics MiC
iPad microphone, and ten music production Apps - along with the complete "House
of Vans SXSW VIP Pack" which includes a pair of custom Vans! 

The sweepstakes runs through March 18, 2013. To enter, visit and click the House of Vans Sweepstakes Tab, or
enter here: Seagate House of Vans Facebook Contest. 

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