CSA Certification; Amazon’s Glacier; Cloud Tax and More

Amazon launched a low-cost storage service called Amazon Glacier, according to this TechCrunch article. The latest of Amazon’s cloud services, Amazon Glacier provides “secure and durable storage for data archiving and backup,” according to this Amazon Glacier overview.

Massachusetts has been grappling with how to tax cloud computing services and this month, it has decided on the conditions that make the cloud taxable, according to this NetworkWorld article. Massachusetts will collect taxes on SaaS when a license is required to run the service. Taxes won’t be collected on free, open source software.

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