ioSafe 1515+ NAS

by Kevin on April 27, 2015

ioSafe 1515+ NAS

We’ve reviewed ioSafe products in the past. Known for their unbelievable durability, ioSafe give new meaning to safe data storage – combining high-performance with solid security, even in the event of a natural disaster. The ioSafe’s 2015 1515+ NAS, in combination with Synology Inc., is a professional level powerhouse for small to medium sized businesses, especially those involved in the handing of sensitive or valuable data.

The 1515+ is the upgrade of the 1513+ model, which won CRN Test Center’s 2014 Product Of The Year. This model is out of the box ready, and users can expect more of the same great functionality and design features that make ioSafe not just secure, but incredibly powerful too.

Security Features

Security is the raison d’être of the ioSafe line. Here are the physical specs of this machine:

  • Fire Protection

The ioSafe 1515+ comes with a flameproof external chassis that protects data in heats of up to 843°C (1550°F).

  • Water Protection

In addition to being flame retardant it’s also flood proof. Data will be protected within the sealed enclosure, for a period of 72hrs, in depths of up to 10ft. Hence why ioSafe refer to the 1515+ as the black box for businesses.

  • Theft Protection

This product is also available with an optional bolted wall or floor mount, as well as locks to prevent access to all data ports.

Performance Features

The ioSafe 1515+ is designed for companies who handle sensitive information, or are looking to branch into ecommerce and wish to offer their customers maximum data security. Featuring five 3.5″ HDDs 30TB (6TB x 5), scalable up to 90TB (6TB x 15) – making it an extremely cost effective piece of equipment should you need to grow your online business.

The Synology DSM centralized backup technology eliminates the need to use a public cloud storage system, avoiding the risk of exposing your data to a third party. The hardware encryption engine and 2.4GHz quad-core processor make digital encryption seamless with speeds of up to 448 MB/s reading and 191 MB/s writing. It also features its own user-friendly web interface that functions across platforms and operating systems, giving you complete control over how information are shared throughout your company.


  • Intel® Atom™ C2538 processor
  • 2.4GHz quad-core processor
  • AES-NI data encryption (448.71 MB/s reading and 191.12 MB/s writing)
  • 4 Gigabyte LAN ports with automatic failover in the event of cable failure
  • VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Hyper-V Ready
  • 50 Hz to 60 Hz power frequency, single phase)
  • CPU Passive Cooling Technology
  • Up to 5 years data recovery assistance when purchased from retailer

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