What is CloudFlare?
CloudFlare is a website protection and optimization service that specializes in protecting websites from malicious attacks and known threats. CloudFlare is a service that sits between your domain and your server(s) hosting your website. CloudFlare offers multiple levels of features and has a very robust free tier to begin with.
- CDN - Automatically distribute your content around the world so that its closer to your visitors (speeding up your site).
- HTML/CSS/JS Optimization - Web pages with ad servers and third party widgets load snappy on both mobile and computers.
- Website Security - Protect your website from online threats with our enterprise-grade Website Application Firewall (WAF).
- DDoS Protection - Ensure your website is protected against DDoS attacks using the global CloudFlare Network.
- DNS - Cloudflare operates one of the fastest DNS services in the world. It is global, powerful and always secure against DDOS.
Why is CloudFlare good for me?
CloudFlare provides users with protection against malicious internet bots and attackers. By utilizing CloudFlare you can protect your server from past and future attack vectors and even newly undiscovered vulnerabilities. CloudFlare also improves website performance, search engine ranking and even reduces the amount of bandwidth needed to serve web pages and content. ## How does CloudFlare Work?
How does CloudFlare and Beyond Hosting work together?
CloudFlare has a global network of scrubbing servers that clean out the traffic from bad guys delivering only clean and secure request to your server. This allows your server to deliver webpages to your real users fast without impact. We've worked hard to integrate with CloudFlare so that deploying your websites in a secure manner is fast and easy. How easy? Well we do it all for you, just tell us you want to use CloudFlare, sit back and relax.
To give you a better idea of how this works, we've created these nifty illustrations showing the different between websites with CloudFlare and websites without.
Getting started with Beyond Hosting and CloudFlare
Its easy, simply open a live chat with our support team and ask them to help setup your websites with cloudflare. Our team of Expert Support engineers will configure and optimize all of your sites and domains with CloudFlare for you. The process requires changing your domains nameservers but we will help with that as well.