Navigating the Next Normal: How Technology Can Fuel Your Business Growth – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-04-19 00:19:01 –

CBTS Hawaiian Telcom’s managed IT services for the future

Pandemics tested businesses like no other, and the blockade of the country changed all industries overnight, forcing them to adapt their businesses quickly and float. Many had to pivot and rely on technology to keep their business open.

Suddenly, it became mission-critical to have communication and collaboration tools that connect customers and employees and enable teams to work from home. An e-commerce platform that processes payments and tracks deliveries. Security that protects data and operations. However, technology to keep a business going requires time and energy to manage, and time and energy to focus on growing the business.

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  • How companies balance remote and office work.
  • How Technology Makes a Successful Transition to the Next Normal
  • Specific steps that a company can take to modernize its processes for maximum impact.

With CBTS Hawaiian Telcom, your business can take advantage of managed IT services provided and supported by certified professionals. Our suite of services is designed to help businesses of all sizes manage their day-to-day IT operations, including server and workstation support, malware protection, and employee on-demand support. Managed IT services give any company access to skilled IT professionals without hiring full-time staff. Large companies with in-house IT staff, on the other hand, can cost-effectively supplement their staff to meet their specific technical needs.

Managed IT services are available for a fixed monthly fee that is tailored to the size of your business. This solution from CBTS Hawaii could be the most important step in preparing your business to overcome the next unexpected challenge.


Adrian Qi, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Central Pacific Bank

SVP and CIO of Information Technology at Central Pacific Bank. Innovation means imagining something new. I have not It was done before. The same concept applies to banks with more than 30 years of experience in banking technology. Adrian is a key team member helping to drive CPB innovation. Adrienne has experience managing complex technology projects and strategic implementations. 2019, Adrian lead Innovation and Transformation of Bank Collaboration Platforms – Introducing new ways of working for CPB employees. Adrian is deeply rooted in Hawaii and is not a diligent stranger. Helping Kona’s family-owned farm, she is still traveling to help with each harvest season.She earned bachelor of Science He holds a degree from Hawaii Pacific University and is a board member of the Hawaii Junior Achievement.

Matt Freeman, CBTS Service Delivery Director | Hawaiian Telcom

Matt Freeman is CBTS’s Director of Services. Oversees Hawaiian Telcom, Networking, Security and IT Services teams. He has over 20 years of experience in developing and implementing IT solutions for Hawaiian enterprises. Matt manages Hawaiian Telcom’s information security program. Prior to joining Hawaiian Telcom in 2012, he was an Operations Manager at Integration Technologies and Vice President of Operations at LavaNet. Freeman graduated from the University of Hawaii Masters Bachelor of Information Security Management From the SANS Technology Institute.

Blood Koanui, Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Program Manager, Pacific Guardian Life

Brad Koanui Since 2017, he has been Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Program Manager of Pacific Guardian Life Insurance Company. He attended PGL and led a three-year IT modernization project focused on upgrades. Company’s A core legacy system as part of a business transformation plan. Prior to joining PGL, he was involved in education and finance and held various IT leader positions at Finance Factors, Kamehameha School, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Oahu.. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Hawaii Pacific University.

Moderator: Steve Petranic, Editor, Hawaii Business Magazine

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CBTS and Hawaiian Telcom announce in partnership with Hawaii Business Magazine

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