(1) (Enterprise Storage Management) Managing the online, nearline and offline storage within a large organization. It includes analysis of storage requirements as well as making routine copies of files and databases for backup, archiving, disaster recovery, hierarchical storage management (HSM) and testing purposes. See SAN and HSM.
(dated) A male given name.
A female given name, transferred use of the male given name.
Origin of esm
- First recorded as a male given name in Scotland in the sixteenth century, probably from French esmé "esteemed", or confused with Aimé / Aimée.