Curaçao and Djibouti - two new Cloudflare data centers located where undersea cables meet

Published on by Martin J Levy.

Cloudflare has just turned up two new datacenters (numbers 108 and 109). Both are around halfway between the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator. They are located continents-apart, yet share something very-much in common as both of these new data centers are deployed and associated with where undersea cables reach land. Undersea cables have been and still are a growing part of the interconnected world that the Internet…

Zdravo, Beograde! Cloudflare network spans 30 European cities

Published on by Nitin Rao.

Since Cloudflare began with our very first data center in Chicago, we are especially excited that our expansion takes us to its sister city. Where the Sava meets the Danube, Belgrade (Serbia) is home to Cloudflare’s 107th data center. Пошто је Клаудфлер почео са првим дата центром у Чикагу посебно смо узбуђени што нас је наше ширење одвело у побратимљен град. Тамо где се Сава улива у…

Kansas City: Cloudflare’s 106th Data Center Now Live

Published on by Kari Linder.

CC-BY 2.0 image by Vincent Parsons Kansas City, Missouri. Home to the Kansas City Royals, Swope Park, over 100 barbeque restaurants, and now, Cloudflare's 106th data center. We are excited to help make 6 million websites even faster in the Midwest, as our newest deployment joins existing United States facilities in Ashburn, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Newark, Omaha, Philadelphia,…

Cloudflare Apps: Develop Features for Everyone

Published on by Jade Q. Wang.

CC-BY 2.5 image by Hans Braxmeier Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a faster and more secure Internet for everyone, but sometimes sites often lack the accessibility features critical to allowing all Internet users to enjoy their content and perspective. Cloudflare Apps, which power the add-ons featured here, can allow developers to enhance any website. Get notified for the developer preview >> The team at…

Our Response to the Senate Vote on FCC Privacy Rules

Published on by David Saunders.

Today, the U.S. Senate voted narrowly to undo certain regulations governing broadband providers, put in place during the Obama administration, that would have required Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to obtain approval from their customers before sharing information such as web-browsing histories, app usage, and aspects of their financial and health information, with third parties. Now, ISPs may sell targeted advertising or share personal information and browsing history…