Financial: Standard Chartered Bank protects assets with Access Control system
Standard Chartered has a history of over 150 years in banking and is in many of the world’s fastest-growing markets. It has an extensive global network of over 1,200 branches (including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures) in over 50 countries in the Asia Pacific Region, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the United Kingdom and the Americas. It is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is consistently ranked in the top 25 among FTSE-100 companies by market capitalisation.
At the head office in Sri Lanka, Harshan Jayasinghe, Head of Strategic Sourcing, Security & Business Continuity Planning, wanted a means by which to ensure the safety of staff, customers and property within the premises. Additionally, there was a requirement to restrict the access of personnel to different departments in the building and keep a record of who had requested access to which areas.