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IBM® Storwize® V7000 Unified is a virtualized storage system designed to consolidate block and file workloads into a single storage system for simplicity of management, reduced cost, highly scalable capacity, performance and high availability. IBM Storwize V7000 Unified Storage also offers improved efficiency and flexibility through built-in solid state drive (SSD) optimization, thin provisioning and non-disruptive migration of data from existing storage. The system can virtualize and reuse existing disk systems offering a greater potential return on investment.
We suggest that readers familiarize themselves with the following books in order to get the best from this book:
Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 V6.3, SG24-7938
Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller V6.3, SG24-7933
SONAS Implementation Guide and Best Practices Guide, SG24-7962
SONAS Concepts, Architecture, and Planning Guide, SG24-7963