Seagate is one of the top current manufacturers of hard drives in the worl. They also bring external hard drives that important in this market.
Seagate has their offices in Ireland, altough their CEO lives in Cupertino, California. Is one of the most recognised hard drives builders since 1980, when they launched the 5MB ST-506.
It has made many acquisitions since 1989. Maxtor, LaCie and Samsung Hard Drives Division are now part of this big company.