TDS stands for Transform Distribution Server. The server has a web front-end and gives you the ability to manage, share and distribute custom-built transforms from a central point within your organisation. 

The public TDS is located on the Internet and is free for all to use. It’s a convenient way to immediately start writing remote transforms. Since this server is located on Paterva’s infrastructure data will be flowing from the Maltego GUI to this server and finally to your transform code hosted on a web server of your choice. 

The server interface can be reached here. For those dealing with sensitive internal data that cannot go over the Internet or over Paterva’s infrastructure we offer the (i)nternal TDS. The iTDS provide the same functionality as Paterva’s public TDS however it can be hosted internally on your own infrastructure.