Traffic Control: Live Demo

Published on by Timothy Fong.

Cloudflare helps customers control their own traffic at the edge. One of two products that we introduced to empower customers to do so is Cloudflare Traffic Control. CC BY 2.0 image by Brian Hefele Traffic Control allows a customer to rate limit, shape or block traffic based on the rate of requests per client IP address, cookie, authentication token, or other attributes of the request. Traffic can…

Introducing Dedicated SSL Certificates

Published on by Patrick R. Donahue.

When we launched Universal SSL in September 2014 we eliminated the costly and confusing process of securing a website or application with SSL, and replaced it with one free step: sign up for Cloudflare. CC BY 2.0 image by JD Hancock When you complete the sign-up process, we batch your domain together with a few dozen other recently signed-up domains, and fire off a request to one…

Cloudflare Traffic Manager: The Details

Published on by Matt Silverlock.

Cloudflare's investment into building a large global network protects our customers from DDoS attacks, secures them with our Web Application Firewall and Universal SSL, as well as improving performance through our CDN and the many network-level optimizations we're constantly iterating on. Building on these products, we just introduced Cloudflare Traffic. To explain the benefits, we'll dive into the nitty-gritty details of how the monitoring and load-balancing features of…

Control your traffic at the edge with Cloudflare

Published on by John Roberts.

Today, we're introducing two new Cloudflare Traffic products to give customers control over how Cloudflare’s edge network handles their traffic, allowing them to shape and direct it for their specific needs. More than 10 trillion requests flow through Cloudflare every month. More than 4 million customers and 10% of internet requests benefit from our global network. Cloudflare's virtual backbone gives every packet improved performance, security, and reliability.…

Six years old and time for an update: CloudFlare becomes Cloudflare

Published on by Lauren Buchman.

Today, Cloudflare turns six years old, and if you’re reading this on our blog, you may have noticed that we look a bit different today than the cloudflare.com that you’ve visited in the past. More on that a bit later in this post. What we’re most excited about today is that over the past six years, we’ve made the Internet safer, faster and…