Barracuda opens A2 office, to employ 8 initially

California-based Barracuda Networks will open an office in Ann Arbor after a successful recruiting effort by Ann Arbor Spark. They plan to employ a staff of eight, but will recruit more from the area.

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"Barracuda's choice of Ann Arbor for its new office is reflective of the 'Google effect,'" said Michael A. Finney, Ann Arbor Spark's CEO. "We're getting more and more requests from companies on both coasts following Google's lead. Interest is growing among fast-growing, knowledge-based companies interested in our region and our exceptional talent pool."

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