3com hardware annual maintenance price increase

Has everyone with 3com phone equipment experienced a 600 percent increase in their annual hardware maintenance agreement or is my local phone equipment supplier just sticking it to us? my NBX 3000 Annual maintenance went from $140 to $895.

Thanks,
Darren
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David-HowardCommented:
I don't know about 3Com. I can tell you that our phone system (Nortel) tried that same stunt last year. The price increase skyrocketed over night. So we said, "Fine, we'll go somewhere else." Boy did the price drop then. We went with Cisco anyway. Better equipment and a better deal. You have nothing to lose by playing hardball with them. Especially if you have been a customer for a while. I would also ask for the spec sheets on what item or items specifically forced a 600 percenet price increase.

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I'm just trying to close this question so I can ask another
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