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CloudFlare

Official Website API & CMS integrated user-friendly CDN software
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What is CloudFlare and how does it work?

CloudFlare content delivery network is a user-friendly software and can help significantly trigger up the loading speed. The software is exclusively designed for ensuring modern cloud computing. It comes with a smart dashboard that gives a graphical presentation to help managers make instant informed decisions. The software helps in static content caching at distributed PoPs for decreasing load times. It is also capable to purge the cache from different distributed PoPs. This CDN software supports dynamic content routing as well. Custom SSL is available for enhancing security. Users will benefit from pre-built custom reporting facility. CMS and API integration is available.

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CloudFlare Technical details

Support 24/7 (Live rep) Online Customer Type Freelancers Large Enterprises Medium Business Small Business
API Location / Phone Number California, United States / +65 3158 3954
Deployment SaaS/Web/Cloud Category Content Delivery Network (CDN) Software

CloudFlare Pricing

Pricing ModelFreemium , Subscription , Quotation Based
Free
Free

Free Forever

Plan Features

  • Fast, Easy-to-use DNS
  • Unmetered DDoS mitigation
  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Support Options - Community forums and documentation
  • Page Rules - 3 Page Rules
  • Bot Mitigation - Simple bots and headless browsers
  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Static Content Caching
  • Instant Full Cache Purge
  • Min Cache TTL Expiry - 2h
  • Client Max Upload Size (MB) - 100
  • Load Balancing - Paid Add-on
  • Global Load Balancing (Geo-based Routing) - Paid Add-on
  • Load Balancing Health Checks - Paid Add-on
  • Stream - Paid Add-on
  • Page Rules - 3
  • Accelerated Mobile Links (AMP)
  • IPv6, HTTP/2, SPDY
  • WebSockets
  • Async JavaScript Loading with Rocket Loader
  • Key-value Storage with Workers - Paid Add-on

Security

  • DDoS Mitigation
  • Cloudflare Tunnel - Paid Add-on
  • Deploy Intelligence to Identify New Threats
  • Reputation-based Threat Protection
  • Comment Spam Protection
  • Content Scraping Protection

Certificate Management

  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Dedicated SSL Certificate - Paid Add-on
  • Advanced Certificate Manager - $10/zone/mo

Web Application Firewall (WAF)

  • WAF Rule - 5
  • User Agent Blocking Rules - 10
  • Rate Limiting - Paid Add-on
  • Rate Limiting Rules - 1
  • Rate Limiting Header Rules - 1
  • Bot Fight Mode

Reliability

  • Global Anycast DNS
  • DNSSEC
  • Wildcard DNS

Dashboard, User and API Access

  • Multi-User Administrative Access
  • Cloudflare API Access
  • Terraform Integration

Insights & Analytics

  • Site, DNS Analytics
  • Site Analytics (resolution) - 1h
  • DNS Analytics (historical time) - 6h

Compliance

  • ISO 27001

Support

  • Median Email Response Time - n/a
Pro
$20 /Month

Plan Features

  • Fast, Easy-to-use DNS
  • Unmetered DDoS mitigation
  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Lossless Image Optimization
  • Accelerated Mobile Pages
  • Support Options - Support via email
  • Page Rules - 20 page Rules
  • Bot Mitigation - Simple bots and headless browsers

Performance

  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Static Content Caching
  • Instant Full Cache Purge
  • Min Cache TTL Expiry - 1h
  • Client Max Upload Size (MB) - 100
  • TCP Turbo
  • Load Balancing - Paid Add-on
  • Global Load Balancing (Geo-based Routing) - Paid Add-on
  • Load Balancing Health Checks - Paid Add-on
  • Stream - - Paid Add-on

Customization & Optimization

  • Page Rules - 20
  • Acclerated Mobile Links (AMP)
  • IPv6, HTTP/2, SPDY
  • WebSockets
  • Async JavaScript Loading with Rocket Loader
  • Image Optimization with Polish
  • Mobile Optimization
  • Key-value Storage with Workers - Paid Add-on

Security

  • DDoS Mitigation
  • Cloudflare Tunnel - Paid Add-on
  • Spectrum(for TCP/UDP) - Additional cost after 5GB
  • Deploy Intelligence to Identify New Threats
  • Reputation-based Threat Protection
  • Comment Spam Protection
  • Content Scraping Protection
  • DDoS Alerts
  • DDoS Protection for SSH - 5GB monthly data allowance $1/GB overage fees
  • DDoS Protection for Minecraft - 5GB monthly data allowance $1/GB overage fees

Certificate Management

  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Dedicated SSL Certificate - Paid Add-on
  • Advanced Certificate Manager - $10/zone/mo

Web Application Firewall (WAF)

  • WAF Rules - 20
  • User Agent Blocking Rules - 50
  • Zone Lockdown Rules - 3
  • Cloudflare Managed Rules
  • OWASP Core Rulesets
  • Rate Limiting - Paid Add-on
  • Rate Limiting Rules - 10
  • Rate Limiting Header Rules - 1
  • Captcha/JS Challenge
  • Bot Fight Mode
  • Super Bot Fight Mode

Reliability

  • Global Anycast DNS
  • DNSSEC
  • Wildcard DNS

Dashboard, User and API Access

  • Multi-User Administrative Access
  • Cloudflare API Access
  • Terraform Integration

Insights & Analytics

  • Site, DNS Analytics
  • Cache Analytics
  • Firewall Analytics (historical time)
  • Load Balancing Analytics (historical time)

Compliance

  • ISO 27001

Support

  • Email Support
  • Median Email Response Time - Less than 4hrs
Business
$200 /Month

Plan Features

  • Fast, Easy-to-use DNS
  • Unmetered DDoS mitigation
  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Lossless Image Optimization
  • Accelerated Mobile Pages
  • PCI DSS 3.2 compliance
  • Uptime SLA - 100%
  • Uptime Service Credits - 1x
  • Support Options - Email + Chat
  • Page Rules - 50 Page Rules
  • Bot Mitigation - Simple bots, headless browsers, and many sophisticated bots

Performance

  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Static Content Caching
  • Instant Full Cache Purge
  • Min Cache TTL Expiry - 30m
  • Client Max Upload Size (MB) - 200
  • TCP Turbo
  • Cache Bypass On Cookie
  • Argo Smart Routing - Starting at $5
  • Tiered Caching - Included with Argo
  • Load Balancing - Paid Add-on
  • Global Load Balancing (Geo-based Routing) - Paid Add-on
  • Load Balancing Health Checks - Paid Add-on
  • Stream - - Paid Add-on

Customization & Optimization

  • Page Rules - 50
  • Accelerated Mobile Links (AMP)
  • IPv6, HTTP/2, SPDY
  • WebSockets
  • Async JavaScript Loading with Rocket Loader
  • Image Optimization with Polish
  • Mobile Optimization
  • CNAME Setup
  • Image Resizing - Paid Add-on
  • Key-value Storage with Workers - Paid Add-on

Security

  • DDoS Mitigation
  • Cloudflare Tunnel - Paid Add-on
  • Spectrum (for TCP/UDP) - Additional cost after 5GB
  • Deploy Intelligence to Identify New Threats
  • Reputation-based Threat Protection
  • Comment Spam Protection
  • Content Scraping Protection
  • DDoS Alerts
  • DDoS Protection for SSH - 10GB monthly data allowance $1/GB overage fees
  • DDoS Protection for Minecraft - 10GB monthly data allowance $1/GB overage fees
  • Protection for RDP - 10GB monthly data allowance $1/GB overage fees

Certificate Management

  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Dedicated SSL Certificate - Paid Add-on
  • Bring Your Own SSL Certificate - 1
  • Advanced Certificate Manager - $10/zone/mo
  • Custom SSL

Web Application Firewall (WAF)

  • WAF Rules - 100
  • Firewall Rules - Regex
  • User Agent Blocking Rules - 250
  • Zone Lockdown Rules - 10
  • Cloudflare Managed Rules
  • OWASP Core Rulesets
  • Rate Limiting - Paid Add-on
  • Rate Limiting Rules - 15
  • Rate Limiting Header Rules - 10
  • Captcha/JS Challenge
  • Bot Fight Mode
  • Super Bot Fight Mode

Reliability

  • Global Anycast DNS
  • DNSSEC
  • Custom Nameservers
  • Wildcard DNS
  • Waiting Room - One Waiting Room included

Dashboard, User and API Access

  • Multi-User Administrative Access
  • Cloudflare API Access
  • Terraform Integration

Insights & Analytics

  • Site, DNS Analytics
  • Cache Analytics
  • Site Analytics (resolution) - 15m
  • DNS Analytics (historical time) - 7d
  • Firewall Analytics (historical time)
  • Load Balancing Analytics (historical time)

Compliance

  • ISO 27001
  • SOC 2 Type II, SOC 3
  • PCI DSS 3.2

Support

  • Email Support
  • Chat Support
  • Median Email Response Time - Less than 2hrs
Enterprise
Custom

Plan Features

  • Fast, Easy-to-use DNS
  • Unmetered DDoS mitigation
  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Lossless Image Optimization
  • Accelerated Mobile Pages
  • PCI DSS 3.2 compliance
  • Uptime SLA - 100%
  • Uptime Service Credits - 10x (Standard) ; 25x (Premium)
  • Single-Sign-On (SSO) Support
  • Network Prioritization
  • Role-based Account Control
  • Support Options - 24x7x365 Email + Chat + Phone
  • Pages Rules - 125 Page Rules
  • Bot Mitigation - Simple and sophisticated bots, headless browsers, and domain-specific anomalies
  • Layer-3 Network DDoS protection with Magic Transit* - Custom Pricing
  • China Network Access - Custom Pricing
  • SSL/TLS for SaaS - Custom Pricing

Performance

  • Globally Load Balanced CDN
  • Static Content Caching
  • Instant Full Cache Purge
  • Min Cache TTL Expiry - 1s
  • Client Max Upload Size (MB) - 500+
  • TCP Turbo
  • Cache Bypass On Cookie
  • Cache Purge - By Tag
  • Cache Purge - By Host
  • Custom Cache Keys
  • Prioritized IP Ranges
  • Prefetching URLs
  • Argo Smart Routing - Custom Pricing
  • Tiered Caching
  • Load Balancing - Custom Pricing
  • Global Load Balancing (Geo-based Routing)
  • Load Balancing Health Checks - Custom Pricing
  • China Network - Paid Add-on
  • Stream - Custom Pricing
  • Stream Delivery - Custom Pricing

Customization & Optimization

  • Page Rules - 125
  • Accelerated Mobile Links (AMP)
  • IPv6, HTTP/2, SPDY
  • WebSockets
  • Async JavaScript Loading with Rocket Loader
  • Image Optimization with Polish
  • Mobile Optimization
  • CNAME Setup
  • Subdomain Zones (LTZ)
  • Header Rewrites
  • Image Resizing
  • Key-value Storage with Workers - Custom Pricing

Security

  • DDoS Mitigation
  • Enterprise DDoS Mitigation
  • True Client IP Header
  • Cloudflare Tunnel
  • Mutual TLS - Custom Pricing
  • Spectrum(for TCP/UDP) - Custom Pricing
  • Static IPs, Anycast Your Own IP - Paid Add-on
  • Deploy Intelligence to Identify New Threats
  • Reputation-based Threat Protection
  • Comment Spam Protection
  • Content Scraping Protection
  • Domain Protection - Paid Add-on
  • DDoS Alerts
  • DDoS Protection for SSH
  • DDoS Protection for Minecraft
  • Protection for RDP

Certificate Management

  • Universal SSL Certificate
  • Dedicated SSL Certificate - Custom pricing
  • Bring Your Own SSL Certificate - 1
  • Keyless SSL - Custom Pricing
  • SSL/TLS For SaaS - Custom Pricing
  • Advanced Certificate Manager - Custom Pricing
  • Custom SSL

Web Application Firewall (WAF)

  • WAF Rules - 1000
  • Firewall Rules - Regex
  • User Agent Blocking Rules - 1000
  • Zone Lockdown Rules - 200
  • Cloudflare Managed Rules
  • OWASP Core Rulesets
  • Rate Limiting - Custom Pricing
  • Rate Limiting Rules - 100
  • Rate Limiting Header Rules - 10
  • Advanced Bot Management - Custom Pricing
  • Captcha/JS Challenge
  • Bot Fight Mode
  • Super Bot Fight Mode
  • DNS Firewall - Custom Pricing

Reliability

  • Global Anycast DNS
  • DNSSEC
  • Custom Nameservers
  • Wildcard DNS
  • Wildcard DNS Record Proxy
  • Secondary DNS
  • Waiting Room Custom Pricing

Dashboard, User and API Access

  • Multi-User Administrative Access
  • Cloudflare API Access
  • Terraform Integration
  • Role-based Access Control
  • Read-only User Access
  • Multi-Org Setup
  • Single Sign-On (SSO) Support

Insights & Analytics

  • Site, DNS Analytics
  • Cache Analytics
  • DNS Analytics (historical time) - 30d
  • Firewall Analytics (historical time)
  • Load Balancing Analytics (historical time)
  • Audit Logs
  • Request Logs

Compliance

  • ISO 27001
  • SOC 2 Type II, SOC 3
  • PCI DSS 3.2

Support

  • Email Support
  • Chat Support
  • 24x7x365 Emergency Phone Support
  • Median Email Response Time - Less than 1hr
  • Uptime SLA - 100%
  • Uptime Service Credits - 10x (Standard) ; 25x (Premium)
  • Customer Success Manager led Onboarding
  • I’m Under Attack Support Engineer For Magic Transit
  • Designated Customer Success Manager and Solutions Engineer
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OVERALL RATING
3.6
Based on 760 Rating(s)
Rating Distribution
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CloudFlare FAQs

CloudFlare is Content Delivery Network (CDN) Software. CloudFlare offers the following functionalities:

  • API Integration
  • Origin Shield
  • Shared SSL
  • Custom SSL
  • Cache Purging
  • Reports
  • Static Content Caching
  • Dynamic Content Routing

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Yes, CloudFlare provides API.

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