ioSafe Announces a 3 Terabyte Version of the Fireproof and Waterproof SoloPRO

It’s no secret that Home Server Show uses ioSafe gear and now there are 3,000,000,000,000 (or 3,298,534,883,328) more reasons to get one for yourself!  ioSafe has announced their rugged waterproof and fireproof external drive in a  3 Terabyte version.  The SoloPRO will have both eSATA and USB 3.0 enabling fast transfer of your most precious data.

Here are the official details.

A 3TB version of the award-winning ioSafe® SoloPRO is now available, providing an unparalleled combination of speed, physical security and storage capacity.

AUBURN, Calif., May 4, 2011 —  ioSafe today announced the availability of a 3TB version of the fireproof and waterproof SoloPRO external hard drive. The 3TB SoloPRO enables users to store up to 1,500 hours of DVD-quality video, 45,000 hours of digital music or more than 500,000 digital photos.1


SoloPRO features include:

  • A choice of eSATA and USB 3.0 connections providing fast transfer speeds up to 3 to 4 times faster than USB 2.0.
  • Rugged disaster proof design. Both the USB 3.0 and eSATA versions of the SoloPRO protect against data loss at temperatures up to 1550° F for 30 minutes per ASTM E119 or being submerged to a depth of 10 feet for up to 3 days.
  • 12 months Data Recovery Service Standard. Up to $2,500 towards the cost of third-party forensic data recovery, one time, for any reason including accidental deletion, hard drive failure, fires, floods, etc. Upgradeable to 3 or 5 years for  $49 or $99 respectively.
  • Available in capacities of 1TB, 2TB and now 3TB.

“Both homes and businesses need to store every-increasing volumes of data,” said ioSafe CEO Robb Moore. “The 3TB SoloPRO provides users with an easy and cost-effective way to quickly and securely back that data up.”

The USB 3.0 SoloPRO supports both Windows and Mac desktop operating systems while the eSATA versions adds support for Linux and Windows and Mac server operating systems.

Pricing and availability

Priced at $499.99 the 3TB SoloPRO is available now via the ioSafe website, resellers and international distributors.

About ioSafe

Like an aircraft black box for data, ioSafe provides rugged, fireproof, waterproof hardware and disaster recovery services as a cost-effective way for corporations and consumers alike to protect their irreplaceable data.  ioSafe is a privately held company with headquarters in Auburn, Calif. For more information, please visit .

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  1. I think it is already network based so we can now back up multiple PCs to it, yes. I am thinking seriously to invest in one, you never know how useful can it be oneday.