The world’s greatest spectacle comes closer to Asbis’ customers

ASBIS, the leading distributor of computer components in Eastern Europe, today announced new international marketing program “Big in Japan!” to promote Maxtor® storage products. Only Asbis’ customers in Croatia, Poland, and Slovenia have an opportunity to win an amazing trip to the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™ to support national football teams at the biggest single-sport event in the world.

“Big in Japan!” program is valid from 11th of February 2002 till 3rd of May 2002. Each customer who has bought qualifying number of Maxtor hard disk drives during this period of time gets into the draw for a trip to Japan and Korea to support national football teams at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

A lot of other prizes (please contact offices in Croatia, Poland or Slovenia for detailed list) are up for grab as well. To get into the draw for those prizes customer needs to buy at least one fifths of qualifying number of Maxtor drives.

Program attracts the customers from the following Eastern European countries which are through the World Cup final – Croatia, Poland, and Slovenia. The Croat national team discovers winning ways again after raised to the astonishing heights during the 1998 World Cup France where they finished in an amazing third place. Poland, one of the best national teams in the world of the 1970`s and early `80`s, will play in a FIFA World Cup finals for the first time since 1986. Finally, Slovenia once again has defied the odds, this time by qualifying for the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan.

The draw for the prizes will take place on the week, starting 6th of May 2002.

For more information and program updates, please visit our web-sites in Croatia (, Poland ( and Slovenia (

About Maxtor

Maxtor Corporation is the world`s largest manufacturer of hard disk drives in unit shipments. The company supplies innovative, leading-edge storage solutions that include hard disk drives for desktop PC, high-end server, consumer electronics and external applications; as well as workgroup and enterprise-class network attached storage (NAS) server appliances. Maxtor has a reputation of being a proven market leader built by providing consistent high-quality products, and service and support for its customers. Maxtor and its products can be found at