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CloudFlare is a company operating a cloud platform that delivers network services to businesses. It provides an integrated cloud-based security solution to secure a range of platforms, including public cloud, private cloud, on-premise, software-as-a-service applications, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Its security products comprise Cloud Firewall, Bot Management, Distributed Denial of Service, Infrastructure Protection, IoT, SSL/TLS, Secure Origin Connection, and Rate Limiting. CloudFlare also offers performance solutions, which include content delivery, intelligent routing, and a mobile software development kit, as well as content, mobile, and image optimization. In addition, it provides reliability solutions comprising load balancing, anycast network, virtual backbone, and DNS Resolver. Additionally, the company offers Consumer DNS Resolver, a consumer application to browse the Internet; and Consumer virtual private network (VPN), a VPN for consumers designed to secure and accelerate traffic on mobile devices.
TypePublic
Founded2009
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitecloudflare.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)1,697(+11%)
Job Openings344
Revenue (FY, 2020)$431.1 M(+51%)
Share Price (May 2021)$71.6(-14%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at CloudFlare

Lee Holloway

Lee Holloway

Co-Founder & Lead Engineer
Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Director
Michelle Zatlyn

Michelle Zatlyn

Co-Founder and COO
Maria Eitel

Maria Eitel

Director
Matthew Prince

Matthew Prince

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Stan Meresman

Stan Meresman

Director
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CloudFlare Office Locations

CloudFlare has offices in San Francisco, Austin, Champaign, New York and in 12 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
101 Townsend St, San Francisco
Austin, TX, US
Littlefield Building, 106 E 6th St #350
Champaign, IL, US
M2 on Neil Street, 301 N Neil St #440
New York, NY, US
251 W 30th St 16th floor
New York, NY, US
33 Irving Pl 7th floor
San Jose, CA, US
10 Almaden Blvd #200
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CloudFlare Financials and Metrics

CloudFlare Revenue

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CloudFlare's revenue was reported to be $431.06 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

138.1m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

106.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

76.8%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(40.0m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(31.3m)

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

22.2b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

71.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

187.5m

EV

22.5b
CloudFlare's current market capitalization is $22.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

134.9m192.7m287.0m431.1m

Revenue growth, %

59%43%49%

Cost of goods sold

28.8m43.5m63.4m101.1m

Gross profit

106.1m149.1m223.6m330.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

41.8m45.3m50.1m61.7m67.4m73.9m91.3m99.7m114.2m138.1m

Cost of goods sold

9.0m10.4m11.2m14.4m14.8m16.0m20.8m24.2m27.0m32.1m

Gross profit

32.8m34.9m38.9m47.4m52.6m57.9m70.4m75.6m87.2m106.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

78%77%78%77%78%78%77%76%76%77%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

24.4m25.1m139.0m108.9m

Accounts Receivable

11.5m25.2m33.9m63.5m

Prepaid Expenses

3.4m9.4m17.0m28.2m

Current Assets

92.0m196.7m689.9m1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

42.4m501.7m109.1m314.0m112.0m187.5m

Accounts Receivable

29.9m32.2m39.8m43.6m48.8m71.2m

Prepaid Expenses

9.7m16.9m18.2m17.2m23.0m27.1m

Current Assets

166.0m695.7m647.6m1.1b1.1b1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(10.7m)(87.2m)(105.8m)(119.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

12.2m18.9m29.5m49.4m

Accounts Payable

(957.0k)4.4m(1.3m)1.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.2m(43.3m)(38.9m)(17.1m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

(32.5m)(70.5m)(17.1m)(36.8m)(77.7m)(32.7m)(58.9m)(85.3m)(40.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

8.3m13.4m6.2m13.2m20.9m10.6m22.1m35.0m15.2m

Accounts Payable

7.2m5.0m(2.6m)4.9m(994.0k)1.5m4.3m4.6m6.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

(17.1m)(31.0m)(9.7m)(12.6m)(30.3m)(14.3m)(10.3m)(8.3m)23.5m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

307.8k

Debt/Equity

-0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

-2.7 x

P/E Ratio

(2.4)
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CloudFlare Operating Metrics

CloudFlare's Customers was reported to be 2.6 m in FY, 2019.
Mar, 2016Jun, 2017Jan, 2018Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Customers

6 m7 m2.6 m

Data Centers

115120

Countries

6090909095100100

Networks

8 k8.5 k
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CloudFlare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
S2 SystemsJanuary 07, 2020
NeumobNovember 14, 2017
EagerDecember 13, 2016
CryptoSealJune 18, 2014
StopTheHackerFebruary 24, 2014
Jaal

CloudFlare Revenue Breakdown

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CloudFlare revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.2% from Channel partners and 90.8% from Direct customers

CloudFlare revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 50.4% from United States, 23.8% from Europe, Middle East, and Africa, 14.7% from Asia Pacific and 11.1% from Other

CloudFlare Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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CloudFlare Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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CloudFlare Online and Social Media Presence

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CloudFlare Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    76/100

  • Compensation

    B

    72/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    85/100

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CloudFlare News and Updates

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Cloudflare rallies the troops to fight off another so-called patent troll

Nearly four years ago, we wrote about a battle between Cloudflare, the San Francisco-based internet security and performance company, and Blackbird Technologies, a firm that quickly amassed dozens of patents, then began using them to file dozens of patent infringement lawsuits against companies, inc…

Cloudflare goes deep on API abuse detection

Cloudflare is introducing new ways to provide robust protection to all API endpoints, including volumetric and sequential anomaly detection.
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CloudFlare Blogs

SSHing to my Raspberry Pi 400 from a browser, with Cloudflare Tunnel and Auditable Terminal

This is how I set up a Pi 400 on my home network, used Cloudflare Tunnel to connect it to the Cloudflare network, used Auditable Terminal to connect to the Pi 400 via Cloudflare and the tunnel using nothing more than a browser.

Cloudflare obtains new ISO/IEC 27701:2019 privacy certification and what that means for you

Cloudflare is one of the first organisations in our industry to have achieved ISO/IEC 27701:2019 certification, and the first web performance & security company to be certified to the new ISO privacy standard as both a data processor and controller.

Announcing Cloudflare Images beta to simplify your image pipeline

Today, we are announcing the beta of Cloudflare Images: a simple service to store, resize, optimize, and deliver images at scale.

Start building your own private network on Cloudflare today

Starting today, your team can build a private network on Cloudflare’s network.

A Full Circle Journey: Introducing Cloudflare Canada

Toronto will be home to Cloudflare’s first Canadian office and team. While I currently live in San Francisco, I was born and raised in Saskatchewan.

Why I'm helping Cloudflare grow in Canada

I am incredibly excited to join Cloudflare as Head of Sales for Canada to expand the company’s growth in the region as part of its mission to help build a better Internet.
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CloudFlare Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CloudFlare founded?

    CloudFlare was founded in 2009.

  • Who are CloudFlare key executives?

    CloudFlare's key executives are Lee Holloway, Mark Anderson and Michelle Zatlyn.

  • How many employees does CloudFlare have?

    CloudFlare has 1,697 employees.

  • What is CloudFlare revenue?

    Latest CloudFlare annual revenue is $431.1 m.

  • What is CloudFlare revenue per employee?

    Latest CloudFlare revenue per employee is $254 k.

  • Who are CloudFlare competitors?

    Competitors of CloudFlare include NGINX, Limelight Networks and N7 - The Nitrogen Platform.

  • Where is CloudFlare headquarters?

    CloudFlare headquarters is located at 101 Townsend St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are CloudFlare offices?

    CloudFlare has offices in San Francisco, Austin, Champaign, New York and in 12 other locations.

  • How many offices does CloudFlare have?

    CloudFlare has 18 offices.