ioSafe have just officially announced their new ioSafe Solo SSD which promises to be the most robust and ruggedized portable external storage device the world's ever seen. It has both USB 2.0 and eSATA connectivity.
The Solo is said to be near impossible to break with its proprietory ArmorPlate military grade steel outer casing and the use of an SSD to ensure the ultimate in shock, drop and crush protection.
ioSafe has also built and tested the drive to be both fire and water proof. It's said to be able to protect data from fires at up to 1550°F for 30 minutes or more and can be submersed under water of up to 30' deep for 30 days in either fresh or salt water.
ioSafe are so confident your data will remain safe with this drive that they're providing a free Data Recovery Service with no questions asked, should anything from accidental deletion to viruses or physical disaster occur and your data becomes innaccessible.
Pricing comes in at $499 for 64 GB, $749 for 128 GB and $1250 for 256 GB, with availability of the Solo from http://www.hddfiresafe.com, Ingram Micro and select international distros as of next month.
iosafe is going to perform an entertaining demonstration with this product at CES, but exact details of what their plans are remain sealed. Our CES crew Will be sure to bring you the scoop once it takes place.