Diethmar Rimser

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Community handle: "Rimser"
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Hometown: Linz, Austria

Software skills: GroupWise (all versions), (administration, client, ReST API) ,GroupWise Mobility server,GroupWise Teamworks, Gwava, Gwava Retain, Gwava Reload as well as Secure Message Gateway, GroupWise Archiving, GroupWise Disaster Recovery, Filr (all versions), Vibe (and Teaming) (all versions)

I studied computer science in my home city Linz. During my work at the university local area networks became my focus; at that time I installed one of the first Novell networks in Austria (NetWare V4.6, hardware from Novell! based on Motorolla 68000). So my relation with Novell started around 1985.

Before running my own business I gained some experience at other companies. I did a lot of examinations to obtain different certifications for CNE, CNI and MCNE. Around 1995 I started with GroupWise - which hits the bull's eye. Since that time GroupWise is my main interest and money maker. But somehow GroupWise was not enough to communicate and to collaborate. Vibe stepped in to fill the gap. Vibe is the origin for other products: Filr and Teamworks. And finally Gwava products became part of the collaboration family. Of course communication without mobility is not possible. So all these products around communication and collaboration are my business focus.

I like communities. So I founded a community for GroupWise in Austria with Novell Austria's help. These small and very successful activities in Austria convinced some more guys in Europe to do same. GroupWise & Friends, GroupWiseR and finally Open Horizons were successors - I am still part of the Open Horizons management team.

Sometimes there is life outside of GroupWise. So I have a wonderful family with two lovely daughters. I like to hear  music but not a special genre. Being very sportive in younger days it turned out sitting in front of computers is not the best for ones weight. So I started to run to lose weight which I still do - and have to do 😉



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