Cloudflare Advances New Internet Standards for Speed and Security

As part of its Birthday Week, Cloudflare announces support for internet standards that help to improve speed and security, as well as unveiling the new Bandwidth Alliance that could help to save customers millions of dollars in bandwidth costs.

Cloudflare is celebrating its eighth birthday this week with a series of announcements that look to accelerate and secure the internet, as well as helping organizations to save some money.

On Sept. 24, Cloudflare announced its support of the Encrypted Server Name Indication (ESNI) service in a bid to keep service providers from being able to spy on users. On Sept 25, the company announced its support for the QUIC protocol to help accelerate mobile traffic over User Datagram Protocol (UDP). On Sept. 26, Cloudflare announced the Bandwidth Alliance, which is a multi-stakeholder group of cloud providers that have pledged to reduce data transfer fees for mutual customers.

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