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NSPLabSM Named as SPEC Supporting Member

NSPLabSM working with SPEC SFS subcommittee

El Paso -- December 17, 2003 -- The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has accepted NSPLabSM as a supporting member working on the "System: File Server" (SFS) subcommittee under the Open Systems Group. "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the activities of the SFS subcommittee." says John Corbin, President of NSPLabSM. "I participated in the development of the first SFS NFS server benchmark many years ago and we continue to help our customers with their file system benchmarking needs today."

NSPLabSM is committed to helping the development of industry standard benchmarks.

About NSPLabSM

NSPLabSM is a privately held company that specializes in NAS and SAN performance analysis, quality assurance test, and consulting services.