Cloudflare + Google Cloud Platform

Improve the security and performance of Google Cloud Platform hosted Internet applications & APIs
Cloudflare offers a comprehensive set of security and performance services, protecting Google Cloud-hosted Internet properties from: DDoS Attack, Customer Data Breach, and Malicious Bot Abuse, while accelerating web and mobile performance and ensuring availability.

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Key Results


savings on annual hardware costs


savings on Google Cloud Network Egress billing

2 million / second

spikes of websockets events while remaining fast

Seamless Integration with Cloud Security Command Center

Google Cloud’s Cloud Security Command Center (CSCC) is the canonical security and data risk database for Google Cloud Platform.

CSCC Unifies: Assets, resources, policies, IAM policies, findings, security and risk specific annotations all in one place, enabling security and data risk insights, management and recommendations.

Cloudflare is one of the first security providers incorporated into CSCC. Though the CSCC dashboard, insights into top threats, threat types, and firewall events from Cloudflare are displayed alongside other security application metrics, for a holistic view into web application security posture.

Google Cloud Security Command Center integration is available for Cloudflare customers with the Enterprise plan. Before enabling Cloudflare with CSCC, you'll need to request access.

Google Cloud CDN Interconnect Program

Cloudflare customers with Internet properties hosted in Google Cloud Platform can benefit from reductions in bandwidth and up to 75% savings on egress pricing, while establishing faster connections between Cloudflare and Google Cloud origin server(s). While Cloudflare’s CDN already ensures minimal latency by caching content as close to your users as possible, Google Cloud CDN Interconnect optimizes connectivity between Google’s network and Cloudflare connection used for cache misses.

Cloudflare’s additional performance services include Argo Smart Routing, load balancing with geo-steeringing, and website optimizations, which improve web and mobile experiences, while ensuring availability of Google Cloud hosted website and applications.

Key Results

Saved 50%

on their monthly Google Cloud Network Egress Bill

76% Reduction

(over 10 Tb) of daily bandwidth use

Reduced latency by up to 47%

with Argo Smart Routing

DDoS Mitigation for Layers 3, 4, 7, and DNS

Cloudflare’s network capacity is 23x bigger than the largest DDoS attack ever recorded. With 172 Tbps of capacity, it can handle any modern distributed attack, including those targeting layers 3, 4, and 7, as well as DNS infrastructure.

Cloudflare offers unmetered mitigation of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks for Google Cloud hosted web applications and APIs, regardless of the size of attack, with no additional costs, caps, or overages.

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Prevent Customer Data Breach

Cloudflare prevents breaches of sensitive customer data on Google Cloud hosted Internet applications and APIs through a variety of security services, including SSL/TLS 1.3, DNSSEC, web application firewall (WAF), rate limiting, and IP reputation database.

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Key Features

Unmetered DDoS mitigation
CDN with flat-rate bandwidth pricing
Local and global Load Balancing
Web application firewall (WAF)
Rate Limiting with fine-tuned configurations
Latest web standards (HTTP/2, AMP, Gzip, and TLS 1.3)
Multi-cloud strategy with Kubernetes and global load balancing
Dedicated solutions engineer
Customer success manager
24/7/365 emergency phone, email, & chat support
100% uptime guarantee