The Basics

Cloudflare
Website cloudflare.com
Headquarters United States of America πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Founded 2009
Data Center Locations 285
Example Customers Polestar, Carrefour, DHL, Hemnet, Shopify
Hetzner
Website hetzner.com
Headquarters Germany πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ
Founded 1997
Data Center Locations 5
Example Customers Outdooractive, Bitdefender, Userlike, Whereby, Autodoc

Cost Comparison

How do Cloudflare's prices compare against Hetzner?

Example configuration Cloudflare Hetzner
VM Small -- $4.76 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (CX11)
VM Medium -- $17.09 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (CPX31)
VM Large -- $60.96 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (CCX33)
Block Storage -- $5.53 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $19.86 / mo 1 TB --
Load Balancer -- $6.78 / mo LB11
Serverless 25M Executions $82.50 / mo 25M invocations, 150 ms duration --
Free egress allowance -- 20-60 TB / mo per instance
1 TB of egress beyond allowance Free for most services $1.07

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.

Which services do they offer?

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

Service Cloudflare Hetzner
Block Storage --
Content Delivery Network (CDN) --
Load Balancer
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 Hetzner on Feb. 29, 2024.