Santa Clara, California – April 18th, 2001 – The Business Applications Performance Corporation (BAPCo®), a non-profit consortium of leading computer industry publications, independent testing labs, PC hardware manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturers and software publishers announces the release of SYSmark® 2001. SYSmark 2001 will extend BAPCo’s leadership in industry standard benchmarks by providing an application-based benchmark that accurately reflects usage patterns for business users in the areas of Internet Content Creation and Office Productivity. SYSmark 2001 will support Microsoft® Windows® operating systems: Windows® 98 SE, Windows® 2000 and Windows® Millennium Edition. SYSmark 2001 is the third product being introduced under the successful strategic alliance between BAPCo and MadOnion.com. MadOnion.com, a leading provider of web services and e-commerce solutions, will provide marketing support and distribution for SYSmark 2001.The official press release is here.