IPVanish OpenVPN Routers: Now Available at FlashRouters

Asus RT-N66U Tomato Now Available for IPVanish Users

Big News for IPVanish Users

Great news for fans of the popular VPN provider IPVanish and Tomato firmware:  FlashRouters is proud to announce that we have added official support for OpenVPN Tomato routers specifically designed for users of IPVanish!

This means that IPVanish users can now learn the many joys of owning a router flashed with Tomato firmware, a replacement firmware designed to supercharge already powerful routers, making them faster, tougher, and more effective.

Read more to find out more about Tomato firmware, IPVanish, and the ways in which this new development could change your whole network for the better.

First of All, What’s Tomato Firmware?

Tomato Firmware IPVanish VPN Router

Tomato Router Firmware

The benefits of Tomato firmware were fairly extensively covered in a recent post, but under the circumstances, it’s worth recapping: Tomato is an open-sourced, Linux-based replacement firmware that overhauls the stock firmware in select wireless routers and gives the device a major feature upgrade.

Put simply, Tomato means a major increase in your wireless router’s functionality. With a Tomato router, you now have increased control of how you want to manage your bandwidth, the length of your router’s wireless range, your ability to create a WiFi hotspot…the list goes on and on. Here’s a few more benefits, for those still not convinced:

  • Known bug fixes in Broadcom-based Linksys & Asus firmware.
  • A user-friendly router Ajax-based GUI (Graphical User Interface).
  • Improved Network Stability & Network Status Information.
  • Advanced Wireless modes: Access Point (AP), wireless client station (STA), wireless Ethernet (WET) bridge, wireless distribution system (WDS aka wireless bridging), simultaneous AP and WDS (aka wireless repeating)
  • Informative Bandwidth graphing/statistics: real-time, daily, monthly.
  • A user-friendly router Ajax-based GUI (Graphical User Interface).
  • Adjustable Antenna Transmission Settings for more powerful WiFi strength.
  • OpenVPN & PPTP VPN client connection integration.

Some of these features are likely to be a bit technical for those familiar with router terminology, but each of them helps ensure a WiFi experience with no equal.

In fact, that last feature (“OpenVPN & PPTP VPN client connection integration”) will prove particularly important for IPVanish users wanting a router that will suit their VPN needs. OpenVPN capability allows a VPN user to establish a VPN connection on their router without having to go to the trouble of installing the VPN software, a process that is incredibly difficult and time-consuming. Don’t end up bricking your router when you can buy a device with pre-installed VPN connectivity. Let us handle the tricky business.

…Which Brings Us to IPVanish

FlashRouters is more than happy to cater our Tomato routers to IPVanish OpenVPN users. We’ve been longtime supporters of the popular VPN, and are thrilled at the opportunity to combine their superior service with our powerful products!

IPVanish is one of the preeminent VPNs available to the modern internet denizen looking to keep his or her online identity secure. Their ever-expanding network reached a milestone recently when IPVanish crossed the 100 server mark! This means that IPVanish now offers servers in the triple digits across 43 different countries!

So for people looking for a VPN that’ll provide you with the broadest range of coverage possible, look no further than IPVanish, a giant in the VPN industry that’s only growing bigger every day!

The Best Tomato Routers for IPVanish VPN


So now that you know what Tomato firmware is, and the breadth of service that IPVanish provides, you surely understand why we’re so excited to offer routers that are designed to exploit the best of both of those worlds.

There’s the Asus RT-N16, which is one of the most requested and widely used open-source Tomato routers, and the Cisco Linksys E2500 Tomato Router, which is one of our best routers currently available for a little over $100. But if you’re looking for all-out power in your router, you have to go with the IPVanish Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Tomato Router, a monolith with no equal.

For More VPN and Router Information…

Please consult our VPN primer or our new VPN provider list for further information about what these networks can do for you. Or you can check out our recent best-selling routers and VPN providers list to find out what suits you best!

For more Tomato, DD-WRT, & VPN Service Provider updates, product updates, and limited-time specials, follow us (@flashrouters) or like us on Facebook.

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