CloudFlare files its S-1 to the SEC as it prepares to IPO ↦
Today, our network spans 193 cities in over 90 countries and interconnects with over 8,000 networks globally, including major ISPs, public cloud providers, SaaS services, and enterprises. We estimate that we operate within 100 milliseconds of 98% of the Internet-connected population in the developed world, and 93% of the Internet-connected population globally (for context, the blink of an eye is 300-400 milliseconds). We intend to continue expanding our network to better serve our customers globally and enable new types of applications, while relentlessly driving down our unit costs.
There’s a lot of interesting tidbits in this filing. I love this lead-in to the industry analysis section:
The Internet was not built for what it has become.
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