The Basics

Cloudflare
Website cloudflare.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2009
Data Center Locations 285
Example Customers Polestar, Carrefour, DHL, Hemnet, Shopify
Google Cloud
Website cloud.google.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2008
Data Center Locations 40
Example Customers PayPal, GitLab, 20th Century Fox, Target, Scotiabank

Cost Comparison

How do Cloudflare's prices compare against Google Cloud?

Example configuration Cloudflare Google Cloud
VM Small -- $20.49 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (E2 custom)
VM Medium -- $90.15 / mo 4 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (E2 custom)
VM Large -- $179.87 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (E2 custom)
Block Storage -- $4.10 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $19.86 / mo 1 TB $24.93 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer -- $29.44 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL -- $93.60 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $35.28 / mo 1 vCPU, 1.55 GiB RAM (Basic)
Serverless 25M Executions $82.50 / mo 25M invocations, 150 ms duration $47.62 / mo 25M invocations, 2nd gen, 150 ms duration
Free egress allowance -- Depends on service
1 TB of egress beyond allowance Free for most services $111.60

Note: Our 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.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Cloudflare and Google Cloud offer:

Service Cloudflare Google Cloud
Block Storage --
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers --
Load Balancer
Managed Containers --
Managed Kubernetes --
Managed MySQL --
Managed PostgreSQL --
Managed Redis®* --
Object Storage
Serverless Cron Jobs
Serverless Functions
Static Sites
Virtual Private Server (VPS) --

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Our data for Cloudflare was last updated on Feb. 9, 2024, and for Google Cloud on Feb. 10, 2024.