Secure Connectivity for Real-Time and Autonomous Systems

Protecting mission-critical systems requires security that scales from edge to cloud, across systems and suppliers. Connext® DDS Secure is the connectivity framework used to design robust, reliable systems that safeguard without sacrificing real-time performance. It uses decentralized, peer-to-peer communications to provide authentication, access control, encryption and logging. Connext DDS Secure features the RTI Security Plugins, which support the OMG® DDS Security specification and enable forward compatibility. Optimized for autonomous and embedded systems, Connext DDS Secure provides a robust, flexible set of security capabilities to protect and defend systems.

Ensuring Security and Performance

Data-centric distributed architecture provides confidentiality, integrity and availability for optimal protection and performance.


Fine-Grained Security

Provides authentication, access control, cryptography and logging features that deliver flexible, secure data distribution.

Transport Flexibility

Supports UDP multicast for efficient data distribution to multiple authenticated subscribers. Securely transports data over UDP, TCP, shared memory and other supported network types.

Standards Compliance

Customizable, flexible plugin framework that is compliant with the latest OMG® DDS Security specification.

Two-Minute Topic: Connext DDS Secure

Watch this brief overview on RTI Connext DDS Secure to understand how RTI applies a customizable, data-centric approach to securing connectivity.

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Customer Snapshots

RTI Connext DDS is proven in real-world applications across the Industrial IoT to connect and secure intelligent, mission-critical systems.

BK Ultrasound

Learn how BK Ultrasound is using Connext DDS to build cost-effective healthcare systems for greater integration with patient care systems to improve decision-making for doctors.

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GE Transportation

Learn how GE Transportation’s connected rail enterprise is using Connext DDS, leveraging advanced software and powerful analytics to enhance visibility into the control architecture.

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Read how OpenROV is leveraging Connext DDS to solve complex connectivity challenges in their underwater drones, including low-latency video, live streaming and real-time recording.

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European Space Agency (ESA)

Read how ESA is using Connext DDS to manage real-time communications between the International Space Station and a robot on a planet’s surface.

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We offer simple, open and fair pricing. Depending on the nature of your project, pricing options include Commercial, Research, Academic and Open Source licenses. We also offer a free 30-day trial.

Commercial Licences

Pricing is based on the number of developers using Connext DDS on your project. Distribution of applications that use RTI core products is royalty-free.

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Try a fully-functional version of the leading IIoT connectivity framework, Connext DDS 6.0, for 30 days.

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Research and University Program

RTI is committed to supporting universities in their research labs and classroom projects. We offer a free, one-year, renewable license to RTI Connext DDS Secure for academic, noncommercial use.

Research and Non-Commercial

RTI offers special license programs for qualified research and non-commercial use. Download a free trial to apply.