Seagate Technology Public Limited Company designs, manufactures, and sells electronic data storage products in the Asia Pacific, the Americas, and EMEA countries. It provides hard disk drives, solid state hybrid drives, solid state drives, PCIe cards, and serial advanced technology architecture controllers that are designed for enterprise servers and storage systems in mission critical and nearline applications; for client compute applications comprising desktop and mobile computing; and for client non-compute applications, such as digital video recorders, personal data backup systems, portable external storage systems, digital media systems, and surveillance systems. The company also provides storage subsystems and high performance computing solutions, as well as data storage services, including online backup, data protection, and recovery solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. In addition, it ships external backup storage solutions under its Backup Plus and Expansion product lines, as well as under the Samsung and LaCie brand names. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Seagate Technology Public Limited Company was founded in 1979 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.