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Box

The actual physical location at a brokerage house or bank where securities or other documents are stored for safekeeping. Alternatively, a quotation machine or battery march. Also known as 'the cage.'

Box

The physical location where a brokerage keeps securities being held as collateral on loans. Boxes are used for collateral on margin accounts and other transactions. A box is also called an open box. See also: Free box.

box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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Its server software runs on Linux and monitors all common operating systems, applications, databases and networks, delivering significant cost and time savings over proprietary system monitoring software with greater flexibility and integration," said Elizabeth Ziph, CEO and co-founder of The Linux Box.
The Linux Box will be unveiling the first of its custom products in Q3 2009.
The Linux Box is an established bespoke software development consultancy that customizes open source projects for clients across a variety of sectors, providing professional services for organizations looking to gain competitive advantage, reduce IT costs and increase the control they have over their open source technologies.
As part of the Infrastructure Subcommittee, The Linux Box will be calling on over a decade of integration and project management experience in the open source space," said Elizabeth Ziph, CEO and co-founder of The Linux Box.
As we approach our tenth anniversary and prepare to expand our service offerings, we sought out a national firm that could provide the business counsel and public relations support we needed to grow our business," said Elizabeth Ziph, co-founder and chief executive officer, The Linux Box.
One Apple developer described it as "a weird attempt to create a MS Windows-like UI by some people who had a Windows and a Linux box and were trying to make one of them look like the other without really understanding any UI design principles.
GO-Global's ability to instantly turn any application into a standard Web-based interface creates a new milestone where a PDA, a Macintosh, a Linux box or a Windows 98 PC can run any application in any environment without having to change one line of existing legacy applications.
Founded in 1991 in Tucker, GA as a computer parts distributor, and builder of custom computer systems for the general public, government and educational institutions, Monarch Computer recently received an award from the Linux Journal for best technical workstation of the year, and honored as the Ultimate Linux Box.