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He just explained it.

To add on to his points, there are often times corporate policies (You can argue the legitimacy of them or not) that absolutely mandate that you cannot run beta/non-fully released software in production.

One of the last places I worked last ensured that all of our firewall's (and other appliances I'm assuming, they were not my areas though) were an update or two behind (assuming no security vulnerabilities were identified) to ensure stability.

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