Three years and 46 data centers later our expansion returns to the United States. Phoenix, the latest addition to the CloudFlare network, is our 11th point of presence in North America, and the start of our effort to further regionalize traffic across the continent.
Each day at CloudFlare is full of surprises. As it turns out, it takes a lot of work to stop massive attacks and to help make the web faster. Over the past six months, our entire team has contributed in every way imaginable to more than double the capacity of our global network.
Our ops team is on a roll! Hot on the heels of Sydney and Atlanta going live yesterday, we're happy to announce Seattle, Washington as the location of CloudFlare's 17th data center.
We're not slowing down! Just a few hours ago we launched Sydney, Australia as CloudFlare's 15th data center. Now our ops team just threw the switch and turned on Atlanta, Georgia as CloudFlare's 16th. I told you to stay tuned!
We're happy to announce that CloudFlare's Miami data center is now online. Our 14th data center has been in the works for some time now. The new facility, which is among our largest, will serve much of Central and South America.