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Seagate to Acquire EVault Inc. for $185 million

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Seagate Technology today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held EVault, Inc., a leading provider of online backup services, as part of its effort to extend the company's storage solutions offerings and strengthen the Seagate Services group. The company's strategy for Seagate Services includes offering market-leading services in the areas of data recovery, online backup/recovery and archiving for small-medium businesses (SMB).


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smart for seagate though i dont klnow how this will really help them all that much i would have just talked dell outta using WD HDD and using seagate instead but whatever
 
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Well since they bought Maxtor I don't really intend to get stuff from them anyway. I know that some people think it's stupid to hold a grudge against a company like that, but I got two dodgy drives from Maxtor in a row and was treated like sh*t to put it bluntly, and I'm not impressed by my folks Seagate - it's a Packard Bell PC and it's the loudest drive I've ever known.

Hitachi and Western Digital ftw! They're all the same price now...
 

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Unless they want to do something with online storage (dont see how) this doesnt make sense to me. Anyone care to explain?

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