Network security startups CloudFlare financing 20 million

Beijing time on July 12th evening news, network security startups CloudFlare said on Tuesday that it has received $20 million in funding in the second round of financing. The company received only $2 million in the first round of financing.

CloudFlare round of financing led by the investment company New Enterprise Associates, the company’s previous investors Venrock and Pelion Venture Partners also participated in this round of financing. New Enterprise Associates has also invested in other companies, including Atheros, Fusion-io and Groupon, etc..

CloudFlare web site to provide network security services. Site administrators can point to the site’s domain name server CloudFlare, rather than hosting service providers. This simple change makes it possible for the web site to respond to ordinary hacker attacks and better resist distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

CloudFlare Project Honey originated from the nonprofit project Pot, a project to find and track spammers by creating a distributed system. Similar to the Project Honey Pot, the more users use CloudFlare, then the ability of the service to deal with cyber attacks is stronger.