The company announced its first mobile application and reached nearly
one million downloads in first month
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloudflare,
the leading Internet performance and security company, today announced
results from the fourth quarter of 2018. In the final three months of
the year, Cloudflare continued to expand its global footprint with 10
new data centers, launched its first mobile application, and opened a
new office in Munich, Germany.
“We closed out 2018 with significant network expansion, our first
consumer application, and a new European office,” said Matthew Prince,
co-founder and CEO of Cloudflare. “I’m proud of the growth our team
accomplished in the final quarter, as we brought our network even closer
to our global users and opened an office to be closer to our European
Cloudflare’s new data centers bring its network to 165 global points of
presence. With these additions in the United States, Bahrain, Russia,
Vietnam, Pakistan, and France (Reunion), Cloudflare announced a total of
46 new cities in 2018.
Cloudflare also announced
its first mobile application, the 18.104.22.168
app. Cloudflare launched the 22.214.171.124 DNS offering in March 2018 to
provide users with a faster and more private Internet browsing
experience. The 126.96.36.199 app allows iOS and Android users to quickly
toggle 188.8.131.52 on and off on their phones to easily access an encrypted
browsing experience. Since launching the 184.108.40.206 app in November, nearly
one million users have downloaded the app.
Cloudflare also published
an update on the one year anniversary of the Athenian
Project, an effort to restore confidence in democracy by providing
vulnerable election websites with Cloudflare’s enterprise-level service,
In December 2018, Cloudflare received high scores from the 2018
Gartner Critical Capabilities report for Cloud Web Application Firewalls
(WAFs).1 In addition, Cloudflare is continuing to expand
its network across the world and now has a network capacity of 20Tbps.
Cloudflare had more than 865 employees at the end of 2018, up from 539
just over a year ago as the company continues to grow its engineering,
sales, marketing, and support teams across its offices worldwide.
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Cloudflare, Inc. (www.cloudflare.com
/ @cloudflare) is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Today
the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more
than 10 trillion requests per month, which is nearly 10 percent of all
Internet requests. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet
application online without adding hardware, installing software, or
changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have
all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which
gets smarter with each new site added. As a result, they see significant
improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks.
Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology
Pioneer, named the Most Innovative Network & Internet Technology Company
for two years running by the Wall Street Journal, and ranked among the
world’s 50 most innovative companies by Fast Company. Headquartered in
San Francisco, CA, Cloudflare has offices in San Jose, CA, Austin, TX,
Champaign, IL, New York, NY, Washington, D.C., London, Munich, and
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