IBM Cloud Internet Services

Performance and Security services powered by Cloudflare

IBM Cloud Internet Services

Enterprises need a cloud and edge security strategy that provides high levels of web application protection without sacrificing performance or increasing latency.

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.

IBM Cloud Internet Services

IBM Cloud Internet Services 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 of 154 data centers across 74 countries, IBM Cloud Internet Services also optimizes web applications, enhances the mobile user experience and ensures global responsiveness and availability of Internet facing applications.

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 Cloud Internet Services
“Cloudflare helps us with defenses from malicious attacks, securing customer data, and accelerating our online experience. This gives us the flexibility to focus on building our core product.”
Arnold de Leon
SRE Manager at 23andMe

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