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Copenhagen, Denmark: CloudFlare’s 65th data center

It is a pleasure for us as CloudFlare Partner to introduce CloudFlare’s latest PoP (point of presence) in Copenhagen, Denmark. CloudFlare’s Copenhagen data center extends the CloudFlare network to 65 PoPs across 34 countries, with 17 in Europe alone. The CloudFlare network, including all of the Internet applications and content of our users, is now delivered with a median latency of under 40ms throughout the entire continent—by comparison, it takes 300-400ms to blink one’s eyes!

 

Phoenix, AZ: CloudFlare’s 64th data center

Cloudflare as extended their presence in the USA by adding a new location in Phoenix, Arizona, which is the 11th point of presence in North America for Cloudflare.

This means faster page loads and transaction speeds for your sites and applications, as well as for the 6 million Internet users throughout the Southwestern US that use them.

The vast majority of Internet traffic in the US is exchanged in only a small handful of cities: Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Dallas, Chicago, Miami, Ashburn (Virginia) and New York. These locations evolved into key interconnection points largely as a result of their status as population and economic centers. However, if you’re one of the 236 million Americans that live outside of these metro areas, you have to hike quite a bit further to access your favorite content on the Internet.

So with this in mind Cloudflare has expanded their presence by adding the Phoenix location. Want to learn more what Cloudflare did in Phoenix to make your sites faster from the region, we suggest to read the full post at the Cloudflare blog.

Cloudflare; China Datacenters

Cloudflare took a large step towards China, however due to regulation reasons currently only Enterprise customers of Cloudflare will be able to activate this region, this will be changed in the coming time according to Cloudflare, however you will still need an Internet Content Provider (ICP) license number to be allowed to serve your content in this region.

If your company is relying heavily on China and you must have a local presence there, you may want to check out the cloudflare page about this subject at the Cloudflare website

Cloudflare starts out in the following 17 Datacenter Locations: Qingdao, Fuzhou, Hengyang, Dongguan, Shenyang, Luoyang, Hangzhou, Jiaxing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Langfang, Xian, Nanning, Zhengzhou, Shijiazhuang, and Foshan.

In the months ahead, they will continue to expand their footprint in the country, and expect that by the end of 2016 there will be more locations in mainland China than exist across all the rest of CloudFlare’s network today.

 

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: CloudFlare’s 45th data center

Kuala Lumpur joins the CloudFlare network as the 45th global point of presence (PoP).  It’s been a long three years since we last crossed a new border in Asia. Kuala Lumpur expands our presence in the Asia-Pacific region to nine PoPs: Kuala Lumpur,Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland.

So as from today if you are in Wonderful Malaysia and you want fast hosting you can now just search for a Cloudflare Partner or even better a Cloudflare or better an Optimized Partner as 040Hosting  and not pay for the extreme hardware/hosting prices in Malaysia itself; but still keep your visitors connecting locally over the best networks in your country. Or if you have a global audience of visitors, you now can welcome Malaysian customers with for them fantastic local speeds, want to know more about this check out the blog post at Cloudflare on this new PoP.

Berlin, Germany: CloudFlare’s 44th data center

Cloudflare did add another data center this time in Berlin it is their 3rd in Germany following Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, 14th in Europe, and 44th globally. Berlin is of considerable importance not just because it is the capital of Europe’s most populous country, but also because it is the 2nd largest city in the European Union by population (within city limits) trailing only London. As of this moment, CloudFlare has a point of presence (PoP) in 7 out of Europe’s 10 most populous cities, and we’re headed for a perfect 10-for-10.

Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa, Kenya: CloudFlare’s 43rd data center

Only two weeks after the announcement of Cloudflare’s four new points of presence (PoPs) in the Middle East, it is with much hullabaloo that Cloudflare announces their 43rd PoP, and second in Africa following Johannesburg, in Mombasa, Kenya (a.k.a. “The Castle”).

As a 040Hosting customer you are able to enable Cloudflare directly from our Control Panel, providing you automatically with presence in all the 43 datacenter’s of cloudflare; so no matter where your visitors are in the world; your site will be loaded as fast as possible from a PoP in their neighborhood at no extra costs to you.

 

Cloudflare Datacenter in Dublin, Ireland

Cloudflare opened another European Datacenter in Europe; this time the Irish have next to their excellent Guinness also Cloudflare to speed up their websites. Dublin, Ireland here we are !

As Cloudflare puts it: By now you’ve heard of Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley, and possibly even Silicon Prairie, but across the pond there’s another tech hub making quite a name for itself. Silicon Docks, the Dublin neighborhood bordering the Grand Canal Docks, is home to the European headquarters of Google, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, AirBnb, LinkedIn and CloudFlare customer, Yelp, just to name a few. While our own European headquarters is in London, Dublin’s exploding tech scene made it an obvious choice for a new PoP.

And the expansion of datacenters is growing every time; so keep an eye on our blog and do not miss anything. Cloudflare can be used free with your 040Hosting account, simply enable it from your cPanel ; so that your visitors will download the content from the nearest location to them, speeding up the web for your clients.

This brings Cloudflare to the following Cities:

Europe: Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Paris, Madrid, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Prague, Warsaw, Vienna, Bucharest, Milan, Marseilles
Asia: Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Hong Kong, Singapore
Oceania: Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland
Africa: Johannesburg
Middle-East: Kuwait City, Doha, Dubai, Muscat
North Americas: Seattle, San Jose, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Toronto, Newark, Ashburn, Atlanta, Miami
South Americas: Medellin, Lima, Valparaiso, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires

Cloudflare welcome’s The Middle East

Cloudflare keeps expanding its global presence and adds Doha, Qatar; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Kuwait City, Kuwait; and Muscat, Oman to the list of local POP’s to serve your data faster from the Middle East. As a Cloudflare partner your Cloudflare enabled sites will immediately get the benefits of these locations for any traffic coming from the middle east.

So if you or your company has a lot of traffic from the middle east then enabling Cloudflare on your account would speed up the loading of your site even if your main servers are in another geographical area.

Want to read more about the addition of these Datacenters; please read the article about the Middle East expansion of cloudflare.

Cloudflare DC opened in Auckland, New Zealand

Thanks to CloudFlare’s new data centre in Auckland, site owners in New Zealand are seeing a significant reduction in latency. If you haven’t previously tried CloudFlare, now’s the time! It takes less than five minutes to activate, and can be done through your cPanel. CloudFlare doesn’t just help with site speed, it also offers denial of service mitigation (DDoS) and protection from nuisances such as cross site scripting, SQL injection, and comment spam.

All our 040hosting managed services can make use of our CloudFlare as 040Hosting is a Cloudflare Optimized Partner.

Johannesburg: CloudFlare’s 30th data center

Fire up the celebration braai, Jozi! CloudFlare is here, and it’s a big one. An important milestone (Cloudflare’s 30th data center) calls for an equally important new location: Johannesburg, South Africa, Cloudflare’s first data center in Africa.

For the local audience: Steek aan ‘n braai ter viering, Jozi! CloudFlare is hier en dis ‘n groot een. ‘n Belangrike mylpaal (30ste datasentrum), vra vir ewe belangrike en nuwe ligging: Johannesburg, Suid-Afrika, die eerste datasentrum in Afrika.

Now serving Southern Africa

Prior to now nearly all CloudFlare traffic delivered to Africa was served from Cloudflare’s London, Amsterdam and Hong Kong data centers with round trip latency of 200-350ms. Bandwidth in the region is notoriously expensive (it would make even the Australians blush) making it prohibitive to enter into the continent. That is, before now. Just a few months ago we were fortunate to enter into discussions with a number of partners in the region that share CloudFlare’s vision to help build a better Internet.

 

Our Johannesburg data center will not only make sites on CloudFlare more performant for Internet users in South Africa, but also for Internet users across all of Southern Africa (and beyond). From Botswana to Kenya, users across the region will see a significant performance improvement when visiting any site or mobile app using CloudFlare