Cloudflare (NET)

Jayson Noland Head, IR
Matthew Prince Co-Founder and CEO
Michelle Zatlyn Co-Founder, President and COO
Thomas Seifert CFO
Brent Thill Jefferies
Matt Hedberg RBC Capital Markets
Drew Glaeser JPMorgan
James Fish Piper Sandler
Joel Fishbein Truist Securities
Keith Weiss Morgan Stanley
Alex Henderson Needham
Shebly Seyrafi FBN Securities
James Breen William Blair
Amit Daryanani Evercorp
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Thank you for standing by and welcome to the Cloudflare Q1 '21 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] At this time, I would now like to hand the conference over to your speaker today, Jayson Noland, Head of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Jayson Noland

Thank you for joining us to discuss Cloudflare's financial results for the first quarter 2021. With me on the call, we have Matthew Prince, Co-Founder and CEO; Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder, President and COO; and Thomas Seifert, CFO. have our should announcement. everyone now, access earnings to By financial as be website. This well supplemental information Relations announcement as Investor our may our found in

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Matthew Prince

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Thomas Seifert

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Brent Thill

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Matthew Prince

thanks the question. for Brent,

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Brent Thill


for follow-up quick a Just Thomas.

the that this going headwind, the be the in abate? to that is China you to to that mentioned - year? half transition When largely going second Is does On off be JD. finished of effectively headwind

Thomas Seifert

that Yes. talked and call said was of guidance. our last it headway earnings on the about our part We

that the course So at gave. of in year the have look return our performance on happened, hadn't Asia how digested the would the year. has it it levels. of we to And in been been over been further rate will growth If the we - historical outlook is remainder


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Matt Hedberg

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Matthew Prince


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Matt Hedberg

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Matthew Prince

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Drew Glaeser

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Matthew Prince


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James Fish from is question ahead. Please Piper go of Sandler. next Your

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James Fish

for Thomas, And then more, sales prepared prepayments those any at again. increasing Congrats of those on see remarks? a larger highlighting customers what you seem by is risks that were does regulatory customers? like you, for factor Maybe, Matthew, greater great signing incentivization? your you, you quarter. up another it Or do in just duration Is

Thomas Seifert


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Matthew Prince

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James Fish

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Matthew Prince

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Unidentified Analyst

Helpful, thanks guys.


Truist is question ahead. go of next from Joel Securities. Your Please Fishbein

line Your open. is

Joel Fishbein

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Matthew Prince

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a And forward. so of going our I big think that's part to be going story

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Joel Fishbein

you thank so much. Great,


Keith of Weiss Stanley. question Morgan comes next Your Please from go ahead.

open. Your line is

Keith Weiss

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Matthew Prince

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Keith Weiss

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Thomas Seifert

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Keith Weiss

that's it, Thank Got guys. helpful. you,


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Alex Henderson

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Matthew Prince

the for thanks Alex, Yes question.

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Alex Henderson

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Matthew Prince

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Alex Henderson


Matthew Prince

next Thanks, Alex. Operator question, please.


of Your Please next ahead. is question Securities. Seyrafi from Shebly FBN go

open. Your line is

Shebly Seyrafi

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Thomas Seifert

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Shebly Seyrafi

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Thomas Seifert

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Shebly Seyrafi

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James Breen

the Thanks for taking question.

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Thomas Seifert

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James Breen


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Matthew Prince


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question of ahead. last Please is from Your Daryanani Evercorp. go Amit

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Amit Daryanani

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Matthew Prince

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Thomas Seifert

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Matthew Prince

wanted to incredibly Cloudflare to team hard all thank work. just say the I of for you

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all on we're work, And on I at appreciate the hard hard QX. wanted everyone already you and to team. work Thank for your so of

to a you now Thank few until then, see same months And So the great quarter. look time. forward from you. and at strong a back


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