ioSafe Rugged Portable HDD on Sale at Amazon

The brand new 2011 ioSafe Rugged Portable HDD Hard Drive now available and on sale at Amazon at up to $100 off the listed retail price.


Learn more about this extreme hard drive at iosafe.com.

With a reputation of as one of the strongest built and most durable external computer hard-drives, ioSafe’s new disaster-proof portable hard-drive that can withstand just about anything you throw at it. It’s rated the withstand up to 30 feet underwater, a drop from a two-story building, and 5000 lbs of crush protection. Both the aluminum and titanium models can also withstand a number of different chemicals.  Although the ioSafe is pretty expensive buy, it’s a well worth protection for your most sensitive and valuable data.  Plus, even if your data is harmed, the warranty includes up to $5,000 of data recovery service.

However, if you don’t really need portability in your external hard-drive, we recommend that you take a look at the ioSafe Solo 2 TB model which is fireproof (unlike the portable version).  The ioSafe Solo is also waterproof, can store a lot more data, and can be found on sale at Amazon for up to 36% off.  This drops the price to a cool $256.00 from the $399.99 sticker price if you’re lucky enough to find it on sale. All ioSafe products come with a one-year data and hardware recovery support (one-time use only) and a three-year limited warranty.  You also have the ability to purchase an extended warranty or additional support.

The ioSafe Solo is USB 2.0 compatible at up to up to 480Mb/s and 7200 RPM.  It works on both Mac’s and Windows-based PC’s. In terms of some of the ratings, it can specifically withstand 1550F degree heat for up to 30 minutes, 3 days in salt water, and can be locked to the floor by mount or by cable.

For a full review of the ioSafe portable HDD, take a look at the review posted at pcworld.com.