Nirvanix Grabs Google Exec

San Diego-based Nirvanix, the developer of cloud storage services, has snagged Google's former Head of Global Data Center Infrastructure, the firm said today. Nirvanix said it has appointed Paul Froutan as its Chief Technology Officer, reporting to President and CEO Scott Genereux. Froutan was responsible for building and managing Google's worldwide green data center operations. Froutan also previously served as Vice President of Product Development at Rackspace Hosting. Nirvanix is a provider of cloud storage services, in particular for SMB and enterprise customers.