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Headquarters: US ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Cloudflare is a cloud provider focused on edge networks, caching, security and performance. Founded in 2009, it started with the mission to help secure and speed up the internet.

Example customers include Polestar, Carrefour, DHL, Hemnet, Shopify. Read more on Cloudflare's case studies.

What's good about Cloudflare

  • Consolidates many edge services under one platform: DNS, Load Balancing, caching, image optimization, serverless functions
  • Massive edge network that can handle large DDoS attacks
  • Very generous free tier, affordable paid plans

What does Cloudflare do?

Here are some of the managed services that Cloudflare offers:

Cloudflare's Pricing

Cloudflare offers a wide range of products and services, and its pricing structure depends on which product you're looking at. Generally it uses a mix of plans + usage based.

Its web application services are available in four plans with varying features:

  • Free: generous free tier with add-ons
  • Pro: $25/mo
  • Business: $250/mo
  • Enterprise: custom pricing

While other products such as Workers and R2 Object Storage are billed based on usage + a base subscription that includes monthly quotas.

Here are some example configurations and their estimated cost:

Example configuration Estimated cost
Object Storage $19.86 / mo 1 TB
Serverless 25M Executions $82.50 / mo 25M invocations, 150 ms duration
1 TB of egress beyond allowance Free for most services

Note: These pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Where are Cloudflare's data centers located?

Based on our records, Cloudflare has at least 285 data center locations around the world:

Slug Country Location
europe-tirana Albania ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Tirana
africa-algiers Algeria ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algiers
africa-annaba Algeria ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Annaba
africa-oran Algeria ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Oran
africa-luanda Angola ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Luanda
south-america-buenos-aires Argentina ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Buenos Aires
south-america-cordoba Argentina ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Cรณrdoba
south-america-neuquen Argentina ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Neuquen
middle-east-yerevan Armenia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Yerevan
oceania-adelaide Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Adelaide
oceania-brisbane Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Brisbane
oceania-canberra Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Canberra
oceania-hobart Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Hobart
oceania-melbourne Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Melbourne
oceania-perth Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Perth
oceania-sydney Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Sydney
europe-vienna Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Vienna
middle-east-astara Azerbaijan ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Astara
middle-east-baku Azerbaijan ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Baku
middle-east-manama Bahrain ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Manama

Cloudflare Alternatives

Here are some alternatives to Cloudflare:

  • Bunny CDN

    Bunny CDN is a good Cloudflare alternative if you're looking for a European-based provider with a large number of points of presence.

  • Amazon Web Services

    AWS CloudFront is a popular alternative to Cloudflare if you're looking to make use of the rest of Amazon's cloud products.

Our data for Cloudflare was last updated on Feb. 9, 2024.