Seagate Technology plc (Seagate) is the provider of electronic data storage products. The Company�s principal products are hard disk drives, commonly referred to as disk drives, hard drives or HDDs. The Company produces a range of disk drive products addressing enterprise applications, where its products are designed for enterprise servers, mainframes and workstations; client compute applications, desktop and notebook computers, and client non-compute applications, for a range of end user devices, such as digital video recorders (DVRs), personal data backup systems, portable external storage systems and digital media systems. In addition to manufacturing and selling disk drives, it provides data storage services for small- to medium-sized businesses, including online backup, data protection and recovery solutions. On December 19, 2011, it completed the acquisition of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd's (Samsung) hard disk drive business. In August 3, 2012, it acquired 64.5% of LaCie S.A.