Nirvanix Hires Three Execs

San Diego-based online storage startup Nirvanix said Monday that it has hired three new executives. The firm, which provides an outsourced, API-accessible storage service that competes against Amazon's S3, added Major Horton as CFO, Jonathan Buckley as Chief Marketing Officer, and Michael Landesman as VP of IT and Data Center Operations. Horton joins the firm from Rackspace, where he was SVP and CFO; Buckley joins from PowerFile, and had also served at McDATA; Landesman joins from Exodus Communications. Nirvanix is venture backed by Mission Ventures, Valhalla Partners, and Windward Ventures.