Cole Crawford, Founder & CEO, Vapor IO, and Chaitali Sengupta, Consultant, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies Moderator: Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder & COO, Cloudflare CC: moved between private and public sector. CS: her company added 100 million customers in India. MZ: Let’s start with where we are today: trends or things you’
The Internet is inherently unreliable, a collection of networks connected to each other with fiber optics, copper, microwaves and trust. It’s a magical thing, but things on the Internet break all the time; cables get cut, bogus routes get advertised, routers crash. Most of the time, these failures are
It is no secret that at CloudFlare we put a great effort into accelerating our customers' websites. One way to do it is to reduce the size of the images on the website. This is what our Polish product is for. It takes various images and makes them smaller using
Three years ago we launched Railgun, CloudFlare's origin network optimizer. Railgun allows us to cache the uncacheable to accelerate the connection between CloudFlare and our customers' origin servers. That brings the benefit of a CDN to even dynamic content with no need for 'fast purging' or other tricks. With Railgun
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Each year, the SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Conferences (sxsw.com) solicit session ideas from the community for the upcoming event using PanelPicker (panelpicker.sxsw.com). After submissions are collected, PanelPicker launches a voting interface that allows the world to pick what sessions they'd like to see at
Last week Google Analytics announced that they would begin integrating Site Speed tracking. This is an awesome new way for site administrators to see how well their pages are performing. CloudFlare has always been a fan of Google Analytics. Since our public launch we've offered web administrators a
Hi there! My name is Steve Nims and I'm a recent graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology's E. Philip Saunders College of Business located in Rochester, NY. While I received my B.S. from RIT in Accounting, I've always had a passion for technology.