FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

"File System Suite of Benchmarks" Technical Report Now Available For Download

El Paso -- April 5, 2004 --NSPLabSM is proud to announce the availability of technical report TR-2004-001 which provides an overview of the File System Suite of Benchmarks . "The File System Suite of Benchmarks is a tool being developed in-house to satisfy our customer's benchmarking requirements" says John Corbin, President of NSPLabSM. "The ideas presented in this technical report have been well received by the benchmarking community. The development of the benchmark is still on-going with the first release expected some time this year. At the same time, work on our Network File System (NFS) client benchmark is also moving forward. The NFS client benchmark will be one of the component benchmarks in the File System Suite of Benchmarks."

NSPLabSM is exploring options for the release of the benchmark suite.

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.