- Why CloudFlare
- Feature Overview
- Plans & Pricing
Instantly maximize your site’s potential with CloudFlare! This powerful service speeds up your site’s performance and drastically enhances your level of security. All of your website traffic passes through CloudFlare’s protective filter to keep you safe from hackers or spammers, protecting your site and your customers. The best news is that all WestHost clients will receive this upgraded service for FREE!
How does CloudFlare improve my website?
The CloudFlare content delivery network stores a copy of your site’s data in 35 locations worldwide, which deliver your site’s content to your customers from the closest geographic location. This cuts website loading times in half, improving your results with search engines and making your customers much happier.
CloudFlare’s website optimization speeds up the delivery of each of your site’s pages to the highest of standards, and even websites with advanced content such as third-party widgets, databases and ad servers will be delivered faster. The impressive size of the CloudFlare community makes for speedy routing through intelligent channels.
CloudFlare distributes exact replicas of your data to various global locations, which means your site is always backed up. If there is ever a problem at any given data center, your visitors can access your site’s data from a number of alternative locations. No more worrying about your site going offline in the event of a data center-related issue.
CloudFlare places a huge emphasis on providing the absolute highest level of security. Your CloudFlare-backed website provides a safe environment for your customers, protecting them from hackers and spammers.
CloudFlare Feature Overview
CloudFlare’s global network creates secure and speedy sites, improving your overall online presence. Since CloudFlare is a growing platform, it gets faster and more intelligent as it develops.
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
CloudFlare’s content delivery network distributes website content around the world from 35 different locations. As a consistently high-performing network, CloudFlare stores your data in cloud locations worldwide, processing millions of requests per second from a range of global locations.
All CloudFlare CDN hardware is carefully built to create a network that is fully owned and monitored, which forms a network you can count on. As a WestHost client, you receive the benefits of this powerful CDN absolutely free.
What the CDN Offers
Fully optimized web content
Behind the scenes, CloudFlare’s optimization tools make it so your customers can receive and access your web content from any static or mobile device, anywhere in the world. This ensures that your website always loads efficiently and at optimum speed. You can tweak these tools and test them out at any time within your control panel.
What kind of websites can take advantage of CloudFlare?
Whether your site is static or dynamic, CloudFlare’s services can improve your website’s performance. However, CloudFlare is not suitable with websites which stream video or audio content directly from their server. Youtube and Vimeo content is fully compatible with CloudFlare.