Ministry of Foreign Affair of Turkey is located in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey and also the second largest city after Istanbul. Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in charge of Turkey's foreign affairs as it maintains the consular affairs and foreign practice among international bodies. Over 3,000 staffs and visitors and 1,000 vehicles coming in and out of the ministry building daily, which generate more than 20,000 transactions every single day.
Due to its distinctive position for foreign affairs, the foreign affairs ministry building requires specific security solution. Not only can it call for an access control system that has large capacity to facilitate a large number of users, it also requires top-of-the-line security equipment to protect its people and assets affiliated with important international matters. Over all, security answers are in need to increase the protection provided to the building and prevent any possibly unseen and unexpected hazards beforehand.
Optimum Guvenlik, IDTECK's Executive Distributor of Turkey, has provided an exclusive security solution to fulfill the needs of the ministry building. To secure all the entranceS and exits, 340 units of RF10, 125KHz proximity card reader, have been in place on all the doors including the crypto rooms. For areas where higher security is required, RFK101, combination of PIN and proximity card readers has been deployed to stringently regulate unauthorized visitors from entering the area. Total of 40 units of RFK101 has been installed in the building.
As for the twelve ministry department entry points, which are limited to official personnel and VIPs only, the fingerprint recognition proximity reader, provided the best answer as the device identifies fingerprint biometric information as well as PIN and proximity card. All of the readers are equipped with 100 units of iTDC, the intelligent multidoor access control panel, to offer stable management of the system. In addition, iTDC PRO II, access control software was installed to monitoring all the access events. Outside of the ministry building, RF245, the long range proximity reader, was applied to traffic flow, controlling all the vehicles coming in and out of the area.
IDTECK security solution provided a greater sense of safety and security to the ministry building. They provided a stable access control system to their important entry and exit. Exclusive areas are now highly secured and reports of all the events are provided as well. "The Ministry of Foreign Affair of Turkey has been complimented on the great security system that regulates foreign visitors who pay visit to the site. It definitely played a big role in obtaining a prestigious reputation as one of the most secured building in Turkey," commented Mr. Orkan AKTU, CEO of Optimum Guvenlik in Turkey and the Director of this project.