Earlier Microsoft only offered block-based shared-storage like FC or iSCSI, which is a complex, expensive and limiting option.
SMB 3.0 protocol gives a new and better way to store Hyper-V Virtual Machine on a shared storage. In this use case, Hyper-V
NFS is the “Network File System” for Unix and Linux operating systems. It allows files to be shared transparently between servers, desktops, laptops etc. It is a client/server application that allows a user to view, store and update files on