Cloudflare's Birthday Week 2020

Cloudflare was launched at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference on September 27th, 2010. That's the date we now observe as our birthday. Every year, on our birthday, we launch new products that further our mission of helping build a better Internet.

2020 marks Cloudflare’s 10th birthday, and this year we will be launching new products, hosting product experts, customers and industry peers all week long on Cloudflare TV.


Cloudflare officially launched in 2010 at TechCrunch Disrupt with 1,000 websites subscribed during the initial beta.


Cloudflare launches a free automatic IPv6 Gateway for all users to ease their transition to IPv6.


Launch of Universal SSL for all Cloudflare customers ensuring that every website supported on our network is secure.


Expansion to China and announcement of our partnership with Baidu to bring 17 new data centers online in mainland China.


Rebranding effort and CloudFlare becomes Cloudflare, along with a new logo and website. Also introduced early access to managed dedicated SSL certificates, global load balancing and rate limiting.


  • Unmetered DDoS mitigation
  • Cloudflare Stream
  • Geo Key Manager
  • Workers


  • Registrar
  • Bandwidth Alliance
  • QUIC support
  • Workers KV
  • ESNI


  • WARP Plus
  • Browser Insights
  • Bot Defend Mode
  • Workers Sites
  • HTTP3


Cloudflare turns 10! Check out everything we have planned this week below.

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Fireside Chat Keynote Speakers

Join us all week long on Cloudflare TV as we engage business and industry leaders to explore many of the key issues facing the future of the Internet.

Jay Adelson

Founder of Equinix and Chairman & Co-Founder of Scorbit

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Shellye Archambeau

Fortune 500 Board Member and Author & Former CEO of MetricStream

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Abhinav Asthana

Founder & CEO of Postman

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Azeem Azhar

Founder of Exponential View

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John Battelle

Co-Founder & CEO of Recount Media

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Christian Beedgen

CTO & Co-Founder of SumoLogic

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Hayden Brown

CEO of Upwork

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Gleb Budman

CEO & Co-Founder of Backblaze

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Stewart Butterfield

CEO of Slack

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John P. Carlin

Former Assistant Attorney General for the US Department of Justice’s National Security Division and current Chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Global Risk + Crisis Management practice

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John Collison

Co-Founder & President of Stripe

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Dave Cooper

Former Seal Team 6 Commander

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Scott Galloway

Founder & Chair of L2

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Kara Goldin

Founder & CEO of Hint Inc.

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David Gosset

Founder of Europe China Forum

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Jon Green

VP and Chief Technologist for Security at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

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Arvind Gupta

Former CEO of MyGov, Govt. of India and current Head & Co-Founder of Digital India Foundation

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Anu Hariharan

Partner at Y Combinator

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Brett Hautop

VP of Global Design + Build at LinkedIn

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Erik Hersman


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Jennifer Hyman

CEO & Co-Founder of Rent the Runway

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Paul Judge

Co-Founder & Partner of TechSquare Labs and Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Pindrop

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David Kaye

Former UN Special Rapporteur

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Pam Kostka

CEO of All Raise

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Raffi Krikorian

Managing Director at Emerson Collective and former Engineering Executive at Twitter & Uber

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Albert Lee

Co-Founder of MyFitnessPal

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Aaron Levie

CEO & Co-Founder of Box

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Alexander Macgillivray

Co-Founder & GC of Alloy and former Deputy CTO of US Government

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Ellen Pao

Former CEO of Reddit and current CEO of Project Include

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Keith Rabois

General Partner at Founders Fund and former COO of Square

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Eric Schmidt

Former CEO & Executive Chairman, Google // Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures

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Pradeep Sindhu

Founder & Chief Scientist at Juniper Networks, and Founder & CEO at Fungible

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Karan Singh

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer of Ginger

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Debby Soo

CEO of OpenTable and former Chief Commercial Officer of KAYAK

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Dan Springer

CEO of DocuSign

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Bonita Stewart

Vice President, Global Partnerships & Americas Partnerships Solutions of Google

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Hemant Taneja

Managing Director at General Catalyst

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Bret Taylor

President & Chief Operating Officer of Salesforce

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Robert Thomson

Chief Executive at News Corp and former Editor-in-Chief at The Wall Street Journal & Dow Jones

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Robin Thurston

Founder & CEO of Pocket Outdoor Media and former EVP, Chief Digital Officer of Under Armour

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Selina Tobaccowala

Chief Digital Officer at Openfit, Co-Founder of Gixo, and former President & CTO of SurveyMonkey

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Ben Wizner

Director of ACLU's Speech, Privacy, & Technology Project

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Michael Wolf

Founder & CEO of Activate and former President and Chief Operating Officer of MTV Networks

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Josh Wolfe

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Lux Capital

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Steve Wozniak

Co-Founder of Apple, Inc.

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Chris Young

Former CEO of McAfee

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Eric Yuan

Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Zoom

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Birthday Week Programming