• Will you need to be able to scan or will copying be enough?
• Does your company need to be able to print through a shared network?
• Would your company use barcode scanning so you could have jobs automatically routed?
• How much and how often would you use faxing? If it wouldn’t be that much, do you need it at all?
• Does your device need to be able to do color?
• What about tabloid?
• Finishing? Stapling?
Being able to answer question like this upfront will help you avoid spending unnecessarily on accessories. Make sure to have your IT people give you the Subnet, Gateway, or IP they want you to use if you need to be able to have your device communicate is some other part of the country that is located outside of the Boston area.