Can Software Dealers Survive The Age Of The Internet?

International is leading the shift to online sales and support

Mort Rosenthal and Rory Cowan have a wager on the future of their new company, Stream International Inc. Rosenthal, who is chairman, says half of Stream's business--distributing software and technical support to corporations--will be conducted entirely over the Internet by the end of the year. Cowan, the company's chief executive, figures it will take at least two years to reach that level.

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