Conclusion: If resistance to punishment, and the accompanying data-recovery service that ioSafe throws in with the purchase of an N2, are what you’re looking for, know that the rest of the drive should satisfy. We can safely report that the core functionality of the N2, buried beneath all the armor plating, will make for an excellent general NAS experience. A little more speed and a few more connections could have made the N2 close to downright perfect, but its Synology-backed...
Pros: Thorough disaster-proofing, Excellent onboard OS, Easy to configure, Good apps for sharing, streaming
Cons: Could be speedier, Physically accessing the drives takes time, Very heavy
ioSafe’s N2 NAS will weather any disaster you can throw at it
Good Gear Guide.au
4 September 2013
Summary: If you’re looking for a network-attached storage device to back up your home or business’s important data, it makes sense to pick as robust a backup as possible. It’s hard to get much more robust than the fireproof, waterproof, disaster-proof ioSafe N2, based on Synology’s reliable DS213.
Pros: Sturdy, heavy, incredibly well built, Based on Synology’s excellent hardware and software
Cons: Paint finish isn’t the best (but who cares?), Only mid-range Synology NAS hardware