Cloudflare declared that to support build a better Internet, for everyone, everywhere, the company announced a significant strategic partnership with JD Cloud & AI, the cloud and intelligent technology business unit of Chinese Internet giant JD.com. Cloudflare customers currently can extend their configurations with the click of a button across data centers in 17 cities in mainland China. Companies executing business in China, and for Chinese businesses reaching consumers globally and deliver their content faster, more securely, and reliably in-country.
The partnership will take Chinese Companies Global
JD Cloud & AI is one of JD.com’s core business segments, centered on technology services that create on its delivery and retail network. It gives public, private, and hybrid cloud services for more than 300 product offerings. Bringing unitedly Cloudflare’s intelligent global platform with JD Cloud & AI’s robust infrastructure and services inside China will allow enterprises to seamlessly and securely expand a cloud-based firewall, distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation, content delivery, and DNS services global at the point and without any requirement for hardware or on-premise cases.
Currently, Cloudflare’s global chain spreads over 200 cities in more than 90 countries and regions, associating 17 cities in mainland China a market Cloudflare first registered in 2015. Over the next three years, this strategic collaboration will increase Cloudflare’s global availability over 150 further data centers in mainland China, increasing the company’s data centers in the region by 700 percent.
Cloudflare gives a truly combined global network, providing clients a safe, quick, and authentic adventure for visitants inside and outside of China. Cloudflare clients can allow their China network within a few clicks, and without changing a single line of code. Once enabled, their visitors in China will be served from data centers inside of China, while visitors outside of China will still be served from the nearest Cloudflare data center shaving off seconds of latency for their applications in China without any extra configuration changes.
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