could not achieve the desired speed, despite the new server
environment, so we had to take a closer look. In the end, we had to
perform SQL tuning for a very sensitive program, which provided a 400
percent speed improvement."
Junghoon Lee Manager of Samsung SDS's Technical Support Team
Samsung Securities—a company engaged in trading, brokerage and
underwriting and distribution of securities—needed to build a secure,
customer-oriented information system. Using Sybase technology, Samsung
created a data management solution that improves productivity and
Samsung Securities now experiences benefits in numerous areas,
such as the reduction of time for daily transactions closure from three
to four hours to 30 minutes.
Reduces transaction close time from four hours to 30 minutes
Maintaining the Leadership Position
Samsung Securities, established in 1992, engages in trading, brokerage,
trust business, international securities business, underwriting and
distribution of securities. It has 111 branch offices with 2,549
employees. With the objective of implementing a competitive system as a
comprehensive investment bank, the company was the first in the Korean
securities industry to construct a client/server structure on a
To eliminate inefficiency and inflexibility with contractor-based
management of contract sheets, and to implement a customer-oriented
information system, Samsung Securities undertook the contract sheet
transfer project. The project's aim was to improve customer
satisfaction and productivity by building a secure, customer-oriented
Using Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) and Sybase Replication
Server®, Samsung Securities implemented a customer-oriented
distribution system and increased the speed of transaction processing.
Sybase EAServer provides the application layer to supply Web-enabled
With numerous securities firms on Wall Street using Sybase solutions,
Samsung Securities felt that Sybase provided large-scale data
management solutions with proven success. Sybase ASE coupled with
Sybase Replication Server was considered to provide fast response
Improved Speed, Productivity and Customer Service
With the help of Sybase technologies, Samsung Securities now
experiences benefits in numerous areas, such as the reduction of time
for daily transactions closure from three to four hours to 30 minutes.
The new system enables customers to perform commodity transactions with
a single integrated card and engage in different online transactions at
every branch. And for the employees, the new system provides
comprehensive account and commodity information for each customer.
"We could not achieve the desired speed, despite the new server
environment, so we had to take a closer look," said Junghoon Lee,
manager of Samsung SDS's technical support team for Samsung Securities.
"In the end, we had to perform SQL tuning for a very sensitive program,
which provided a 400 percent speed improvement."
From the management-efficiency perspective, the Sybase solution
provides enhanced productivity, customer service and system