Hey Buddy, if you are a cloudways user. Then, it’s great news for you as Cloudways has partnered with Cloudflare to give its enterprise-grade service starting at $5 per domain.

So, in this article, we are going to review cloudways Cloudflare enterprise plan which they started to offer almost free.

What is Cloudways?

Cloudways is one of the best-managed cloud hosting providers which was founded by Uzair Gadit, Pere Hospital, and Aaqib Gadit in 2009 and its headquarters is located on the island of Malta in Europe. They also have an office in Dubai as well as Spain. Till now, the staff of cloudways helped more than 15,000 customers around the world to set up 50,000+ servers in the world’s best cloud infrastructure.

It uses to offer the managed servers which are backed by the world’s best Top-Notch unmanaged Cloud Hosting Providers namely AWS, DigitalOcean, Linode, GCP and Vultr. Cloudways also offers its CDN by a Brand Name cloudways CDN which is backed by  StackPath (formerly known as MaxCDN).

What is Cloudflare?

Cloudflare is a global network designed to make everything you connect to the Internet secure, private, fast, and reliable.

  • Secure your websites, APIs, and Internet applications.
  • Protect corporate networks, employees, and devices.
  • Write and deploy code that runs on the network edge.

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How Cloudflare is different from other CDN?

Cloudflare is primarily a DNS provider that used to offer WAF and CDN as a free add-on to its users. It uses to offer reverse-proxy architecture to enable these features while others like BunnyCDN use to offer end to end services to accelerate the speed of the website.

Here’s the image that will illustrate in the detailed form:

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Pricing of Cloudways Cloudflare Enterprise Plan:

Cloudflare’s original enterprise plan has not been disclosed by them till now but according to a survey Cloudflare’s enterprise plan usually costs in the range of $5000 to $7000 per month.

But at cloudways Cloudflare’s enterprise plan going to cost you $5 per month per domain. Here’s an image that will show you the exact pricing of cloudways Cloudflare enterprise.

cloudways cloudflare enterprise plan

Benefits of Cloudways Cloudflare Enterprise:

In this section, we are going to discuss the advantage of Cloudflare’s enterprise plan. Some of these benefits are listed below:

100Gb Enterprise CDN

The Cloudways Cloudflare enterprise CDN use to come 100Gb of bandwidth which I think is sufficient enough for a moderate traffic website. I got approx 25000+ organic traffic, I only need 35GB of bandwidth for my website.

Priority DDOS Protection:

Cloudflare’s WAF use to process approx requests from millions of websites every second. These requests help Cloudflare to understand the live threats across the globe.

So, Cloudflare understands the live threat in its hours and helps to save your website from Brute force attacks, DDoS attacks, Bot Attacks, and other threats.

Website optimization through Polish and Mirage:

Cloudflare uses to understand the browser on which the website is going to open. After understanding the website Cloudflare compress your website in the range of 30% to 180%.

This optimization helps you to rank your website globally.

Cloudways Cloudflare enterprise CDN Test:

In this section of this article, we are going to review Cloudflare with respect to its latency and Speed test.

cloudflare review

Before we move ahead for review, I must say the website that we tested is located at the Vultr High-Speed server in France.

Speed Test: Cloudflare Free Plan

We have tested our website seohindi.in which is a small traffic website and equipped with Cloudflare’s free plan. Here’s the result:

cloudflare free plan load test

Speed Test: Cloudways Cloudflare Enterprise Plan

We have tested our website newsbuddy.in which is a good traffic website equipped with Cloudflare Enterprise Plan. Here’s the result:

cloudways cloudflare enterprise plan load test

After comparing these two websites I must say there’s a great improvement in page size, Load Time as well as requests sent to the main servers.

Latency Lookup:

In this section of this article, we are going to compare the latency acquired in the free plan vs the Enterprise plan. Here’s the observation:

Free Plan:

The image shown below is powered by the Cloudflare Free Plan. The Red is very slow, yellow is moderate and Blue is good to go.

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Cloudways Cloudflare Enterprise plan:

The latency of this plan is good to go globally except for two locations across the globe.

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when we compare these two plans, we must say there is almost 65% improvement in latency when we compare Cloudflare’s free vs paid plans.

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