World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Consumers Software

Article Id: WHEBN0016948335
Reproduction Date:

Title: Consumers Software  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Microsoft, 343 Industries, Microsoft product divisions, Colloquis, InstaLoad
Collection: Microsoft Acquisitions, Microsoft Subsidiaries, Networking Companies, Software Companies of Canada
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Consumers Software

Consumers Software
Subsidiary of Microsoft
Founded Canada
Headquarters Canada

Consumers Software was 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 PC-LAN 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 and Microsoft Mail for PC Networks.[1] The Network Courier server development group became Microsoft Workgroup Vancouver, part of the Workgroup Computing Division of Microsoft, before being shut down, with its employees relocated to the main Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington.

References

  1. ^


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.