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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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Many of those 12,000 applications are high-end applications that are only suitable for big Unix boxes as they are currently written.
[On this ethernet he would mount] Unix boxes for even though they are very difficult to maintain, they offer the greatest reward in terms of configuration flexibility and long term growth.
Two way machines are very popular for this purpose, since you can have one CPU handling I/O and one CPU handling processing in each two-way node, and given the relative inexpensiveness of these two-way Lintel machines - somewhere around $2,500 for a reasonable configuration - it is not that costly (compared to vector or parallel Unix boxes) to build a cluster with hundreds of gigaflops or even teraflops of aggregate, raw computing power.
the cost of Unix boxes from the likes of Sun and HP.
There are many subtleties involved in all of this, but here are some not-so-subtle observations: The SGI brand was associated with better- than-Unix performance from Unix boxes; its NT Workstations could not make the same claim.