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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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Cloud Storage System is divided into cold zone and hot zone, hot zone containing the source hot zone, the first backup zone, the second backup zone ...
This section traces the invocation of one coordinate, Richard Preston's The Hot Zone (1994), of a larger cultural map of bioterrorism in stories published in major national newspapers, newsmagazines, and nationally televised news programs after September 11, 2001.
AT&T said the Charlotte hot zone runs along South Brevard Street from the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza to East Trade Street and serves AT&T customers waiting to use the nearby Lynx light rail.
Environmental insurers will consider insuring pollution risks involving most industry sectors, but when faced with providing coverage for eldercare "hot zone" facilities, they generally take a very conservative underwriting approach.
Neither of these choices addresses the needs of small and medium enterprises and hot zone operators.
After suffering a car crash you wake up in the hot zone, with no memory, no money and nothing but a glorified potato gun and a string vest for protection-oh, and a PDA that merely has the words 'Kill Strelok' typed inside.
No final decisions have been made, but Day said he expects the Willie Hinton wireless hot zone to go online after the first of the year.
The university has tested Cingular's 8125 smart phone, which allows students to make cell phone calls or, when in a WiFi hot zone, surf the web and view streaming video.
announced recently that Microwave Satellite Technologies (MST) NuVisions brand of services has expanded its Wi-Fi network with the deployment of several new wide-area "Hot Zones" in New York City, creating one of the largest citywide Wi-Fi network footprints with plans for more comprehensive and far-reaching "Hot Zone" coverage around the city.
A pioneer in the industry, the company launched the nation's largest Wi-Fi Hot Zone in 2003, blanketing the city of Cerritos California, an 8.6 square mile community with over 60,000 residents, with wireless broadband service.
After the events of 11 September 2001 and with today's increased threat from CBRNE weapons, the US Army Military Police School decided to develop training to prepare military investigators to enter a crime scene where there is a CBRNE danger, otherwise known as a "hot zone." Criminal Investigation Division (CID) agents and civilian employees who have both extensive training and personal experience in responding to hazardous material scenes teach the new Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)/CBRNE Crime Scene Processing Course.
The plan involves blanketing approximately 135 square miles with wireless antennas, which would transform the city into one massive access area or "hot zone." For the past two years, Dianah Neff, Philadelphia's Chief Information Officer, has been on standby looking for a way to turn the heat up.