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To understand the product you need to look 5 - 10 years in the future. The product was designed to be deployed now, and will fill your needs for the next 10 years without expensive replacement. This IS the way large providers work.
It used to be that when you put a switch in your phone system it would last 20 years. That's what justified the cost of the equipment. But lately people have been deploying products that barely meet the current market. You must update every 1 - 2 years to keep up.
DSC made their company by making a switch that lasted decades in the carrierGÇÖs system. This is actually old economy stuff that the failed new economy people forgot.
So, why not for only a little more money then a two-year box, buy a ten-year box?
It's crystal clear to me.