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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: A Quick Guide for Small Organizations and Busy Executives Second Edition by Thejendra BS

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Chapter 5. Software Disasters

 

‘The inhabitants of every civilized country are menaced; all desire to be saved from impending disaster; the overwhelming majority refuses to change their habits of thought, feeling and action which are directly responsible for their present plight.’

 
 --Aldous Huxley

What is a software disaster?

Today, for any modern organization to function, it will definitely need several different types of computer. Each computer normally comes pre-loaded with a piece of software called the operating system. But having computers with only an operating system loaded is not enough. It is not possible to do anything useful with just an operating system like Windows 98, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Linux, etc. Additional business software, ...

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