The Microsoft advantage
No matter your line of business, Microsoft's Maps platforms offer a solution tailor-made to your needs. Take advantage of Azure Maps to build secure, compliant solutions or leverage Bing Maps for Enterprises reliable and predictable billing.
Azure Maps offers a wide range of features and capabilities that enable developers and businesses to build location-based applications and services.
Azure Maps provides robust map APIs including Route APIs for trip planning, Search APIs for geocoding and point-of-interest searches, and Traffic APIs, providing rich mapping, search, routing, and traffic capabilities designed to integrate seamlessly with your existing Azure solutions. Leverage the power of highly accurate, real-time geographical data to make smarter decisions and enhance your applications.
Seamlessly integrate Azure Maps into your existing Azure ecosystem. Our platform is designed for compatibility, enabling you to connect with a range of Azure services like Azure IoT, Azure Active Directory, and more. With minimal coding required, you can effortlessly enhance your applications with powerful mapping and spatial analytics capabilities.
Designed to grow with your business, Azure Maps offers unparalleled scalability. Whether you're managing a handful of vehicles or a fleet of thousands, our services scale to meet your needs. Experience consistent performance and reliability as your user base expands, ensuring your geospatial services keep pace with your growth.
Security and Compliance
Azure Maps prioritizes your security and compliance needs. Our platform adheres to stringent security and compliance standards, ensuring your data is protected with the most advanced security measures available. With compliance certifications across various regions and industries, you can trust Azure Maps to safeguard your sensitive location data.
Developers love Azure Maps for its ease of use and flexibility. Our comprehensive APIs and SDKs are designed with developers in mind, offering extensive documentation and sample codes to kickstart your projects. Streamline your development process with Azure Maps and bring your geospatial applications to life faster than ever.
Get the most value out of your geospatial investments with Azure Maps. Our cost-effective pricing model ensures you only pay for what you use, with no hidden fees. Benefit from competitive pricing options that fit your budget, whether you're a small startup or a large enterprise. With Azure Maps, advanced mapping capabilities are more accessible and affordable than ever.
When to choose Azure Maps
Azure Maps cloud based location APIs offer seamless integration with other Azure services, making it a natural choice to extend your existing Azure applications.
ENTERPRISE AND SCALE
Azure’s scalability combined with Azure Maps pay as you go pricing makes it a great choice for any business startup, developer, or large corporation.
Azure Maps APIs extensive documentation of REST APIs offer the flexibility of multiple programming languages and environments.
Bing Maps for Enterprise
From high-quality accuracy in geolocation and AI-powered search scenarios to worldwide geospatial data and high-powered geocoding options, this map API offers your business more.
Discover the Power of Bing Maps for Enterprise and unlock a world of possibilities with our feature-rich mapping solution. From advanced geolocation services to dynamic route optimization, Bing Maps for Enterprise is equipped with a comprehensive set of tools to supercharge your business operations.
Built for Enterprise
Bing Maps is the trusted choice for Enterprise mapping and is designed to meet the unique needs of large organizations. With scalability, reliability, and enterprise-grade security at its core, our platform empowers businesses of all sizes to leverage the full potential of location intelligence.
With Bing Maps you can see your data come to life. Transform raw data into actionable insights with the power of visual mapping. Bing Maps for Enterprise offers stunning, interactive visualizations that bring your data to life, making it easier than ever to analyze, understand, and make informed decisions.
From global navigation to indoor mapping. Whether you need to navigate the world's highways or map the intricacies of indoor spaces, Bing Maps for Enterprise is your versatile partner. Our platform supports a wide range of use cases, from logistics and field service to real estate and retail.
Tailor-made Maps for your business. No two businesses are alike, and neither should your maps be. With Bing Maps for Enterprise, you have the power to customize every aspect of your mapping solution. Add your branding, layer on your data, and create maps that align perfectly with your unique business objectives.
We understand that every enterprise has its own licensing requirements. That's why we offer a variety of flexible licensing options to fit your budget and scale. Whether you need basic mapping services or require advanced geospatial analytics, we have a licensing plan that works for you
When to choose Bing Maps for Enterprise
Need to plan and track the location of valuable assets? Check out Bing Maps suite of APIs such as Multi-Itinerary Optimization for before-trip planning and Snap to Road to know the route taken.
If your primary use case involves helping users find points outside of typical North America & Europe-based searches, Bing Maps has you covered.
Bing Maps allows you to store geocodes while you hold a license which can be very helpful for projects with longer-term address mapping and geolocation requirements.
Other Use Cases for Microsoft Maps
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A world of possibilities
Microsoft Maps leverages Advanced AI and comprehensive datasets to offer precise location data and routing.
Looking to optimize operations? Microsoft Power BI platform with your location data and a Microsoft Map delivers actionable insights tailored to your specific needs.
Easy-to-use map APIs and SDKs allow you to integrate Microsoft Maps into your solutions across platforms and devices.
Frequently asked questions
Azure Maps is a powerful set of cloud-based geospatial services offered within the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. This developer offering provides Azure customers a pay-as-you-go option for access to Microsoft map APIs they can use to build intelligent location-enabled and map-based global cloud experiences.
Bing Maps is a consumer experience offered at Bing.com/maps and powers the location awareness within Bing Search. Bing Maps for Enterprise is a Microsoft-powered mapping platform based on the same tools that create the Bing Maps consumer experience. As it is designed to power Bing, it is designed to handle workloads for large-scale, globally-distributed enterprises.
Any industry or application that can improve user experience with location data stands to benefit from Microsoft’s maps and location services. This includes everything from global shipping and delivery operations to location finders and gaming apps. Remember that a picture is worth 100 words? What about a picture that shows you where everything you need to know about is located? That’s a treasure map, matey!
You can integrate location services into your application using an Application Programming Interface (API).
- You can start using Azure Maps APIs by creating an Azure account and adding an Azure Maps resource. You can find more information at Azure Maps and check out Samples.AzureMaps.com to see working code and samples.
- You can create a Bing Maps for Enterprise account by going to the Bing Maps Dev Center (bingmapsportal.com) and following the guidance to create a key. See Samples.BingMapsPortal.com to see working code and samples to get started.
Microsoft maps and related products or services all offer the highest level of security and scalability for your applications. Get built-in compliance and the support of over 3,500 security experts, dedicated to data security and privacy. Microsoft runs on Trust and spends over $1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development to support that trust.