Seagate Adds Style to Storage in LaCie Buy

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Hard disk drive and storage solutions provider Seagate (NASDAQ: STX) evidently wants to add some panache to its storage offerings, snapping up the stylish consumer storage specialist LaCie for about $186 million. The acquisition will add LaCie’s line of consumer storage solutions, network-attached storage solutions and software offerings to Seagate’s array of mainstream consumer storage products. LaCie’s iconic Rugged series, which feature a bright orange, shock-resistant case and three connection interfaces, is a great example of the company’s dedication to function and fashion. Oh, (IT news)