'This isn't just mission critical, this is life critical software', says Microsoft executive
What happens when equipment fails in the field? Wayne Phillips, Director of Microsoft Defence Solutions, opens up about the very practical and very real difficulties produced by products failing on deployment. Software architectures are rarely plug and play components and successful troubleshooting requires close cooperation between partners and clients to minimise downtime during mission critical phases. It would seem that the stakes are just as high when it comes to defence software.