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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.'
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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.
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box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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Remember, one small incorrect change in the network's IP scheme or DHCP setting can take down your entire network and NAS box.
Low-end NAS boxes plug into an Ethernet network and can be put to work within 15 minutes.
At the end of January, Microsoft was quoting IDC figures that showed that within two years of their launch, Windows-powered NAS boxes had gained a 30% share of global shipments.
In a NAS, since the storage is attached locally to the network attached storage, there is no mapping issue because the NAS box owns all the storage itself.
In some ways, this can almost be thought of as rotating data backup, with old NAS devices returned to the central location when NAS boxes with newer data arrive.
Called the Guardian series, Seagate's new drives can be used in multiple platforms including desktops, laptops, NAS boxes and surveillance systems.
Distinction: Development of a full-dress NAS operating system that permits NAS boxes to support advanced data protection operations such as snapshots, virtualization and multiple pathing.
Network-attached storage devices, or NAS boxes as we call them, have been available in India for quite some time now.
These NAS boxes are made for home use, and come with a companion app that you can install on a PC, Mac or a smartphone to access the data.
Another limitation is the fact that NAS boxes create isolated islands of storage.