IBM Cloud Internet Services

Performance and Security services powered by Cloudflare
Enterprises need a cloud and edge security strategy that provides high levels of web application protection without sacrificing performance and reliability.
By partnering with Cloudflare, IBM is providing a one-stop shop for security and performance capabilities designed to protect public-facing web content and applications on the IBM Cloud.


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IBM Cloud Internet Services

IBM Cloud Internet Services (CIS) is an easily configurable solution for customers looking to secure their Internet facing applications from DDoS attacks, data theft and bot attacks. Backed by Cloudflare’s global Anycast network, which spans 250 cities across 100 countries, IBM Cloud Internet Services also optimizes web applications, enhances the mobile user experience and ensures global responsiveness and availability of Internet facing applications.

CIS is available in two plan levels, Standard and Enterprise. CIS Enterprise is the right solution for larger companies who want to manage regulatory compliance and scale across their web properties.

Benefits of IBM Cloud Internet Services


Bring content closer to users to decrease load time and provide resilience and intelligence to combat new and large attacks.

Ease of Use

Users can easily and quickly make fine-grained changes to improve performance and reduce the chance for security misconfigurations.

Integrated Security & Performance

Never sacrifice performance for security. CIS increases application performance, while protecting sensitive data and blocking abusive traffic.

Seamless Integration with IBM Cloud

Cloud Internet Services, powered by Cloudflare, are seamlessly integrated into the IBM cloud, specifically into the IBM Cloud IT management platform. Instead of relying on multiple vendors for security and performance services, IBM is reducing complexity and time for customers by providing a single, simple user experience in the IBM Cloud portal to access and set-up network services in just a few steps.

IBM CIS Solutions

Cloud Internet Services, powered by Cloudflare, provide several solutions that address common IT challenges in managing cloud workloads. Check out the following solution briefs to understand how Cloud Internet Services provides high availability and disaster recovery across hybrid cloud environments.

Key Features

DDoS Protection for layers 3, 4, 7, and DNS
Web Application Firewall (WAF)
Rate Limiting
SSL / TLS 1.3
Fast global CDN*
Fast global managed DNS**
Smart Routing
Web optimizations
Global and local load balancing
IBM Cloud ID management platform Integration
Predictable pricing