The IBM Storwize V7000 Unified integrates the serving of storage and file related services, such as file sharing and file transfer capabilities, in one system. The Storwize V7000 Unified can provide storage system virtualization as well, using the mature virtualization capabilities of the IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC). It is an integrated storage server, storage virtualization, and file server appliance.
1.1 A short history lesson
IT infrastructure concepts and products advance and change over time, adjusting to changing requirements ...