China Merchants Securities Co., Ltd. (CMS), wholly owned by the century-old China Merchants Group, is an industry-leading company granted full licenses in the security market. It began to build its IT systems in 2000 and has achieved numerous industry firsts over the last 20 years, making CMS the benchmark enterprise in the industry in terms of IT system adoption and quality.

As Internet technologies and products mature, CMS gradually adopted IT systems like financial imaging systems, risk-controlled document system to improve business efficiency. Rapid business growth in turn requires highly-efficient IT infrastructure. Its legacy infrastructure (servers + centralized storage) became crippled by the exponential data growth and ever-increasing workloads and as a result, CMS chose SmartX HCI solution for its elastic scalability, high availability and easy maintenance.


random performance.


less recovery time.

Nearly 10

more production systems to be deployed.

Cut by 30%

TCO (compared to traditional infrastructures).