Cloudflare is the worlds largest provider of content delivery network (CDN) services, DDoS protection, Internet security and DNS services.
Improving global loading times
There are many ways which the variety of Cloudflare services and features can improve loading time for your website.
The Cloudflare DNS infrastructure is the fastest in the World, outcompeting Google and other major players. They also provide the 18.104.22.168 DNS service for free. This service makes DNS lookups private and also improves the speed for end users.
Their CDN service is a global network of data centers that cache static content (images, scripts etc.) for website visitors all over the world. On higher level plans, edge full page caching can also be enabled to enhance world wide performance further.
Stops brute force and hacking attacks
The Cloudflare DDoS mitigation service stops (brute-force) traffic attacks and their security service acts like a firewall and stops many hacking attempts from even reaching web servers. This is great for both performance and uptime.
Free and paid services
Cloudflare services are provided both for free and with different paid tiers. The free service is nice, but we recommend stepping up in the Pro, Business or Enterprise tiers, depending on your needs and requirements.
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