Seagate extends Barracuda warranty to three years

DQW Bureau
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Seagate has announced that it will be offering Indian buyers an option of

purchasing entry-level Seagate personal storage products with three years

warranty. The new warranty service that comes into effect from May 20, 2004.

According to the press release, the entry level Barracuda range of hard

drives, which carry a standard one-year warranty, can now be purchased with a

three-years warranty option at an additional cost of Rs 150. Seagate currently

offers three years warranty support on 120GB and higher capacity Barracuda

drives in the personal storage product category and five years warranty support

on its Cheetah family of enterprise storage products.

Talking about the success of the SeaCare centers Sharad Srivastava, Country

Manager, Seagate India, said that with the introduction of the Web-based

warranty authorization facility Seagate users would be able to deal directly

with the 32 SeaCare centers, thereby reducing the turnaround time.

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