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Make Your Move To Windows 8 With Seagate Backup Plus (Graphic: Business Wire)

Stock quotes in this article: STX

With the consumer availability of Microsoft Windows 8 operating system, Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) is helping to make the move as seamless as possible for those making the upgrade. Seagate® Backup Plus family of drives is the essential upgrade tool to ensure that all your important files make the move with you. All of Seagate’s external storage devices are compatible with current Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP, and will also work with the new Windows 8 OS.

Make your move to Windows 8 with Seagate Backup Plus (Graphic: Business Wire)

Make your move to Windows 8 with Seagate Backup Plus (Graphic: Business Wire)

According to Gartner’s Forecast Analysis: PC OS Market, Worldwide, 2008-2015, 2011 Update, July 2011; “By the end of 2012 it is expected that 9.6 million of the installed base of personal computers will run Windows 8 and by 2013, it is predicted that 193.2 million personal computers in use will be running Windows 8.”

Without a doubt the Windows 8 launch is the most exciting upgrade of the year for the PC market. But before you make the upgrade, it is critical that you perform a back up, or, to put it more succinctly, pack up all your photos, music, movies, financial records and other important documents. Sometimes things get lost in a move and a Seagate Backup Plus hard drive can be your protection plan. This award-winning external hard drive from Seagate makes the task of backup and migrating of important data and content simple. Back up doesn’t need to be complicated and Seagate is making it easier than it has ever been.

Seagate Backup Plus hard drives featuring the Seagate Dashboard backup software removes the barriers to performing back up and content preservation by making it as easy as possible. With just a click of an icon, computer files are replicated onto a Backup Plus drive. Once you’ve performed the upgrade to Windows 8 or purchased a new computer, Backup Plus is ready to be put to work on your new system with all of your files. Additionally, after migrating your files, Seagate Backup Plus drives can also be set up using the new Windows 8 backup feature, File History.

Seagate Backup Plus Storage

Available immediately from Amazon, Best Buy and other retailers including Seagate.com, Seagate Backup Plus drives are available in capacities of 500GB, 750GB and 1TB capacities for portable drives and 1TB to 4TB for Backup Plus Desktop drives.

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