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i365, A Seagate Company, Establishes New EMEA Headquarters

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>European Base for the Company's Expanding EMEA Presence Includes Training Facility for EVault Cloud-Connected Storage Solutions</i> </p> <p> </p>

Thursday, June 30, 2011

i365, A Seagate Company, Establishes New EMEA Headquarters04:00 EDT Thursday, June 30, 2011 ‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands (Business Wire) -- i365 Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX), today announced the opening of its EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) headquarters, located in 's-Hertogenbosch in the southern region of Holland. Conveniently situated within an hour's drive from Belgium and Germany, the site will serve as the company's EMEA hub and training centre for partners and customers. i365 provides EVault on-premise, cloud, and edge data protection solutions, often deployed in combination as Cloud-Connected “hybrids,” to help small to mid-size organizations protect and access their business data. EVault has increased market share in Europe this past year, in part as a result of the EVault Cloud Connected Service Provider (CCSP) program. The Evault CCSP program is a unique channel offering that packages EVault technology and best practices to help participating Value Added Resellers (VARs) quickly build a profitable, Cloud-based data protection service — backed by i365, EVault technology, and the EVault Cloud. Johan Pellicaan, Managing Director of i365 in EMEA, explained, “Our investment in the establishment of this new facility sends a clear signal about our commitment to growth in this region. As partners and customers continue to embrace our EVault Cloud-Connected solutions portfolio, our new EMEA headquarters will provide a strong platform for working with new and existing partners in the EMEA region.” One significant improvement to the new facility is its classroom, which is equipped for technical training. Don Salimans, Technical ICT specialist at Municipality of Oss, an i365 customer said, “The new facility has quickly become a place for very important collaboration. Although it was convenient for past training to be held at our offices we now realise the value in learning alongside others in the industry. The ability for us to benefit from the challenges and successes of people in our industry has become invaluable to us.” i365's European Headquarters is located at Europalaan 12e, 5232 BC 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. About EVault and i365, A Seagate Company EVault Cloud-Connected data protection services help ensure small to mid-size organizations maintain business continuity by protecting and accessing their business data—anytime, anywhere. Delivered via a uniquely integrated ecosystem of software, SaaS, managed services, and appliance hybrid storage solutions, EVault services — data protection, disaster recovery, and more—are optimized to perform in a multi-platform, multi-site environments. EVault is backed by a secure, reliable cloud storage infrastructure and supported by i365's top-quality customer service. Sold through a broad value-added reseller network, EVault powers the products and services of managed service providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and other technology partners for more than 32,000 customers worldwide. www.i365.com. Follow i365 on Twitter at http://twitter.com/i365, subscribe to the i365 blog at http://blogs.i365.com/ and like EVault on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/EVault/166870243331542. Sherpa MediaGreg Vitarelli, +44(0)7879-885-082gv@sherpanet.com