Consumers Software

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Consumers Software
Type Subsidiary of Microsoft
Founded Canada
Headquarters Canada

Consumers Software is a computer networking company based in Canada. The company originally created early spreadsheets utilities and later developed Network Courier, an email product based on the concept of one or more connected 'post offices'. The post office could be connected to legacy email systems, such as PROFS, DEC and other largely mainframe based email system using connectors.

Consumers Software was one of two companies actively selling email systems at the time. The other was cc:Mail, based in California.

Consumers Software was acquired by Microsoft on March 18, 1991 and merged its technology with Microsoft Windows.[1]