Hello, Minions. As we know, the global cloud market size is expected to spread from USD 371.4 billion in 2020 to USD 832.1 billion by 2025. So if you are still in confusion about ordering Admin RDP or Shared RDP, you can stay with us and read this article to find the difference and use cases for both of them.

RDP is a protocol developed by Microsoft that solves flexibility, mobility, ease, and scalability to applications, for modern-day computing.  Suppose you have a Linux PC/ Mac at home that does not have the CPU or OS capability required by the Application.  What you gonna do?  If RDP did not exist, you would have to either give up using the application or buy a new system supporting the application requirements. Doing that will cost you a lot of hassle and money.

But now, with Shared or Admin RDP, you get the freedom of choosing your computational capability with your desired requirement on which you can run your applications alongside any Smartphone, Linux System, tablet, PC, Mac & iPhone.

Now let’s discuss why the types:-

•Shared RDP

As the name suggests, a Shared RDP account provides individuals having fairly simple requirements with an affordable way to enter the cloud. The server resources & network are shared among members except for the storage (100% yours) on Shared RDP. The accounts on shared RDP are managed by the System Admin using the Windows Active Directory for management.

Pros of shared RDP
  • Much Affordable
  • No management
  • High Computational Capability
  • Dedicated Storage
  • Faster Network
Cons Of Shared RDP
  • Shared Resources
  • Shared Network
  • Decreased Security
  • Deadlock Complications
  • Can’t Install/Uninstall Apps on own
  • Non Scalable Resources(CPU, RAM)
  • No cPanel

As a result, Shared RDP is best suited for downloading, browsing, encoding, streaming, and rendering content.

Admin RDP

This type of RDP account is a part of a bigger dedicated server on which each of these Admin RDP account is hosted using virtualization. As the name suggests, with Admin RDP, you get all the administrative privileges of windows or root users. The resources, network allocated to you will be dedicated and non-shared

Pros of Admin RDP
  • Dedicated cPanel(Reboot, Restart)
  • Full root access to the server
  • Dedicated IP
  • Dedicated Resources
  • Firewall Management
  • Access to server manager
  • Custom OS
  • Scalable Resources
Cons of Admin RDP
  • Increased Cost
  • Security Management
  • Less Faster as based on virtualization.
  • Cant use applications which require virtualization over a system

As a result, Admin RDP is best suited for users who need scaleable RDP having full control of the Os.

The Shared RDP and Admin RDP are aimed at two different audiences: shared RDP for daily-biased usage, the Admin RDP for Businesses. We at 99RDP believe in offering cloud solutions that can meet the needs of any user. At last, If you wish to buy RDP, you should evaluate your usage and requirements. Now we know the difference between Shared RDP and Admin RDP, which one should we use.


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