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Cloudflare, Inc. is an American content delivery network and DDoS mitigation company,[3] founded in 2009. It primarily acts as a reverse proxy between a website's visitor and the Cloudflare customer's hosting provider.[4][5] Its headquarters are in San Francisco, California.[3] According to The Hill, it is used by more than 20 percent of the entire Internet for its web security services.[6]

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Cloudflare, Inc
Industryinformation and communications technology
FoundedJuly 2009; 13 years ago (2009-07)[1]
FounderLee Holloway
Matthew Prince
Michelle Zatlyn 
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Key people
Servicesreverse proxy, edge computing, streaming media, identity management, virtual private network
Revenue US$656.4 million[2] (2021)
US$−127.7 million[2] (2021)
US$−260.3 million[2] (2021)
Total assets US$2.4 billion[2] (2021)
Total equity US$811.4 million[2] (2021)
Number of employees
2,440 (2021) 
SubsidiariesArea 1 Security