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* Windows Rally technologies are a set of networking technologies designed to make the configuration of wireless networks secure and effortless for consumers.
* Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates demonstrated that by incorporating the core Windows Rally technologies into a prototype Maxtor Shared Storage II, Seagate will make the everyday configuration, diagnosis, and backup interaction of network devices for consumers easier than ever.
|"Combining our Maxtor Shared Storage II with Windows Rally technologies illustrates Seagate's commitment to developing leading edge storage management solutions," said Jim Druckrey, senior vice president and general manager, Seagate Branded Solutions. "Whether consumers are looking for an easy-to-use network storage solution or a simple and reliable direct-attached backup solution, they are benefiting from years of engineering innovation and market-leading features to help manage the increasing consumption and creation of user-generated digital content."|
|"Utilising Microsoft technology, Seagate is providing consumers solutions that make the setup and configuration of complicated digital media devices as simple and hassle-free as turning on your TV," said Jim Barber, senior program manager of the Windows Rally division at Microsoft Corp. "Seagate's implementation of the Windows Rally technologies helps ensure consumers have the best possible user experience with Windows Vista."|