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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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When it comes time to install a router for the T1 line, we sell him a Linux box with a Sangoma S508 card for about $1,700.
The Linux Box has in-depth expertise and an excellent track record in supporting open source applications," noted Michael Walton, CEO and founder of Opsera Limited.
The Linux Box has shown steady growth in the last decade, continuing to expand in spite of the current economic climate.
Quoting International Data Corporation figures, the company said it believes compound annual growth rate in Linux box shipments to reach around 25% in the coming year, compared to around 12% for other client/server operating systems.
I can do a complete bare metal restore on a Linux box in less than 20 minutes, which I wasn't able to do prior.