Oakland Should Ensure Community Control of Surveillance Technology

The Northern California cities of Berkeley and Davis began the year with successful community efforts to demand transparency and oversight in their community’s acquisition of surveillance technology. With tax season just days behind us, U.S. communities continue to focus on gaining control and transparency over…

Edinburgh: 139th Cloudflare city

Our newest data center in Edinburgh expands our current total to 139 cities globally with a Cloudflare deployment. It also brings our UK total to 3 cities, after London and Manchester. The city Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, located in the Lothian region. It…

Five new Cloudflare data centers across the United States

When Cloudflare launched, three of the original five cities in our network – Chicago, Ashburn and San Jose – were located in the United States. Since then, we have grown the breadth of the global network considerably to span 66 countries, and even added expanded…

San Francisco: Building Community Broadband to Protect Net Neutrality and Online Privacy

Like many cities around the country, San Francisco is considering an investment in community broadband infrastructure: high-speed fiber that would make Internet access cheaper and better for city residents. Community broadband can help alleviate a number of issues with Internet access that we see all…

Marhaba Beirut! Cloudflare’s 121st location – مرحبا بيروت! موقع “كلاودفلار” ال ١٢١

Lebanon is a historic country, home to two cities among the oldest in the world. There’s a vast mix of influences from the East and West. It’s also the smallest country in continental Asia. لبنان بلد تاريخي، موطن مدينتين من بين أقدم المدن في العالم….

Active Network Delivers Environmental and Business Outcomes for IoT and Cities

Visit our Itron and Cisco partnership page.  Connected things are proliferating in cities (1.6 billion in 2016) and utilities (600 million smart meters in 2016) around the globe. Data is streaming into utility operational back office systems, providing inputs for everything from energy usage, billing,…

IoT Orchestration Applied to Cities and Emergency Vehicles

Cities around the world are embarking on their smart journey at a very fast pace. At the same time, law enforcement officers increasingly depend on connected police car services to carry out their duties effectively. These are positive signs of digital transformation powered by the Internet…

Top 10 Smart City Trends for 2018

Did you know that Smart Cities are poised to drive significant change in how we work, play and learn in 2018? Thanks to the explosion in big data analytics capabilities and mobile, real-time video/information sharing, historians may someday look back on this year as the…