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(1) The smallest rentable tenant space in a strip center, usually defined by the front and rear exterior walls and fire walls at either side.(2) An unfinished area between rows of columns or loadbearing walls. (3) Loading areas in warehouse or industrial space. Ascertaining the number of bays necessary and available is usually critically important when working with buyers or potential tenants of such space.

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Sony is introducing all-in-one convenience that converges the power, portability and versatility of both built-in and removable drive bays and the performance of Intel(R) Pentium(R) III SpeedStep processor technology(1) into its new VAIO PCG-F680 and PCG-F650 notebook computers.
Optional drive bay modules with capacity up to four half-height 5.25" drives are available.
The workstation has a 5.25" drive bay, 3.5" drive bay and one internal HDD.
The loader's compact design permits it to be mounted entirely within a full-height 5.25" drive bay while an external model will also be available.
DS1517+ and DS1817+ are both capable of connecting up to two DX517 expansion units, allowing users to add up to 10 additional drive bays and scale up storage capacity on-the-fly.
The Revo has a 1TB hard drive and two 2.5" drive bays to add to its native memory.
The case is designed to make building a PC fast and simple with features such as tool-free side panels and drive bays, cable routing grommets and mount points, and motherboard rear CPU access and alignment pegs.
Four 3.5"/2.5" drive bays with trays that support hard drives and SSDs
The global market for one-to-12 bay NAS devices could grow from about 3.2 million units in 2013 to almost 13 million units by 2017, and NAS enclosures with between one-to-five drive bays will comprise the lion's share of the NAS market.