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Open

Used in the context of general equities. Having either buy or sell interest at the indicated price level and side of a preceding trade. "Open on the buy/sell side" means looking for buyers/sellers (for someone who is a seller/buyer). Antithesis of clean.

Open

1. The time trading begins on an exchange. This is important to matters like a security's opening price or opening bid. See also: Close.

2. An order to buy or sell a security that has not yet been filled. Some orders are only open for a certain amount of time, while some remain open until they are filled. See also: IOC, GTC.
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The essential elements and the supportive technical and business practices needed to develop affordable and adaptable open systems are depicted graphically above.
The i10K's combination of SAN LPARs and Open VSANs allows for mainframe deployments to more securely co-exist with open systems fabrics in support of cost cutting consolidation efforts.
This broad based membership helps define the future of open systems based on the UNIX System V Release 4 family of operating systems and UI-ATLAS, an open system framework providing the framework and services for distributed, desktop and corporate hub computing.
OSF, UI, UI members and USLP also indicate that the three organizations intend to continue their technical cooperation in order to help ensure that Japanese open systems environments can maintain full interoperability.
ADIC(R) is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
ADIC data management software is used in more than 1000 organizations worldwide to manage some of the industry's largest and most challenging open systems data storage environments.
Cerner has an outstanding history of success implementing systems on its current platform, which it now brings to the open systems marketplace.
System, software, and hardware vendors have been touting the ability to integrate mainframe and open systems technologies for many years, but the fact is there is a long way to go.
SCO), as GA's chairman, underscores the company's commitment to open systems.
Initially, these services aim to provide customers with the ability to run almost all Macintosh applications unmodified on open systems servers, workstations, and X terminals.
Advanced Digital Information Corporation (Nasdaq:ADIC), leading supplier of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems market, announced today the availability of a new version of StorNext(R) data management software, version 2.
a leading supplier of high-availability, open system servers, today announced an expanded business relationship whereby EDS would provide integrated, open systems strategies to support Pyramid's business growth and its continuing penetration of the commercial data center market.

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