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50 Most Valuable Brands of the Year 2020

Cloudflare, Inc– Foundation for your infrastructure, applications, and teams


Your website, APIs, and applications are your key channels for doing business with your customers and suppliers. As more and more shifts online, ensuring these resources are secure, performant, and reliable is a business imperative. It originally conceived as a communications network for humanity during a crisis, it's come a long way since then. But at this moment, it's being put to use for that original purpose. Around the world, thousands of network engineers, technicians, and system administrators are working tirelessly to keep this system functioning for the rest of us. They're grappling with greater network demands, a rapid acceleration in remote work, and a growing risk of cyber threats. They persevere so that the Internet continues to be secure, fast, and reliable.

Cloudflare, Inc is one such firm that is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare internet 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 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.

Why Cloudflare

Cloudflare secures and ensures the reliability of your external-facing resources such as websites, APIs, and applications. It protects your internal resources such as behind-the-firewall applications, teams, and devices. And it is your platform for developing globally scalable applications.

  • The firm pushes codes; it automatically affects over 27 million Internet properties.
  • Every day, thousands of new customers sign up for Cloudflare service.
  • Every day, the firm sees more than 1 billion unique IP addresses.
  • The company serves data from 200 cities in over 95 countries around the world.

Most Reliable solutions and products offered by Cloudflare

Cloudflare for Teams

Behind-the-firewall applications and devices are foundational to the work of your internal teams. The recent surge in remote work is testing the limits of many organizations' VPN and other hardware solutions. Cloudflare for Teams has everything your team members need to securely work on corporate applications from any location or device without a VPN.

Cloudflare Workers

The traditional model of building cloud applications requires you to set up containers and deploy them to zones. You write the code, and the company handles the rest. With serverless functions, storage at the edge, and instant static sites, you can build your applications directly onto Cloudflare's network.

Cloudflare Access

It helps to secure access to internal applications without a VPN. Building a fence around your internal applications no longer works for your global team. Cloudflare Access replaces corporate VPN clients by putting Cloudflare's global edge network in front of your internal applications.

Striking features of Cloudflare Access:

  • Helps to secure on-premise applications with SSO in hours, not months
  • Standardizes access controls across on-prem, private, and public cloud resources
  • Manages access to internal apps on a per-user and per-application basis
  • Minimizes exposed application surface and protect your assets from attack
  • Implements a software-defined security perimeter without code changes
  • Establishes discrete perimeters of protection around key applications

Cloudflare Gateway

It helps to secure users, devices, and networks on the open Internet. Your team members need to connect to the Internet to do their jobs, but existing solutions try to keep them safe by forcing the Internet through legacy hardware. Cloudflare Gateway delivers comprehensive security to teams on the Internet, and the data you keep, all without compromising performance.

Striking features of Cloudflare Gateway:

  • Keeps malicious content off your network using DNS filtering
  • Helps to gain complete visibility into traffic on and off your network
  • Stops zero-day threats by moving execution of web code from users' browsers to the Cloudflare edge
  • Helps to manage, deploy and monitor your security policies in one place
  • Stops backhauling traffic to HQ by sending Internet-bound traffic straight to Cloudflare

Cloudflare Spectrum

The Internet is more than the web. It comprises many other TCP/ UDP applications that have the same fundamental needs as web services – speed, security, and reliability. Cloudflare Spectrum is a reverse proxy product that extends the benefits of Cloudflare to all TCP/UDP applications.

Cloudflare Stream

Cloudflare Stream is an easy-to-use, affordable, on-demand video streaming platform. Stream seamlessly integrates video storage, encoding, and a customizable player with Cloudflare's fast, secure, and reliable global network, so that you can spend less time managing video delivery and more time building and promoting your product.

Cloudflare for eCommerce

Retailers and brands are leveraging their eCommerce channels to drive revenues and increase store profitability. Cloudflare provides a host of solutions to improve the security and performance of any self-hosted eCommerce site.

Advanced DDoS Protection

Fast, globally distributed, and intelligent protection against sophisticated DDoS attacks. Protect your Internet properties with a cloud-based, always-on DDoS protection, powered by the intelligence harnessed from Cloudflare's always learning global network.

Meet the formidable leader

Matthew is the Co-founder and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Cloudflare, Inc.

"Cloudflare is helping to keep thousands of businesses online and secure every day."