Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX), the biggest maker of disk drives, was originally Shugart Technology because of co-founder Al Shugart, who'd sold his earlier company, Shugart Associates
, to Xerox Corp.
The Shugart Associates
System Interface (SASI), a predecessor to SCSI, was developed in 1979.
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The first 51/4in floppy drive was introduced by Shugart Associates
in 1976 to be compatible with IBM's mainframe computers, then made the transition to the company's early personal computers.
First there was Al Shugart's protocol: the Shugart Associates
Systems Interface, or SASI, for short.