MapPoint alternatives using Bing Maps

 
If you are considering the Bing Maps Platform as an alternative to MapPoint, there are several options that you can explore within our developer platform. We have partnered with application developers who have full web-based mapping solutions available or can develop a custom application that implements Bing Maps features via the Bing Maps APIs. To learn more, find the full list of application developers below.



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SolutionsDescriptionResources
RouteSavvy.com

RouteSavvy is powerful, affordable, cloud-based route optimization software designed for small to mid-sized fleets up to 100 vehicles. Fleet managers & route planners can use RouteSavvy to input addresses for the day’s service calls, pick-ups, or deliveries; generate the most efficient route; and export that information to drivers with turn-by-turn navigation. Route optimization from RouteSavvy results in less miles driven, reduced fuel costs, reduced overtime labor costs, increased productivity, and savings that go straight to the bottom line. RouteSavvy is an ideal MapPoint alternative, with an interface so similar that MapPoint users will be up and running in a day. Key features include: handles 100s of stops; automatic geo-coding; multiple file import/export options; territory management; turn-by-turn GPS navigation; & more. RouteSavvy costs just $25/month for up to 3 users, with competitive volume pricing, too!

EasyTerritory

EasyTerritory is the leading map-based solution for territory management and geospatial business intelligence for Microsoft Dynamics 365 or SQL Server. Powered by Bing Maps for Enterprise, EasyTerritory allows users to geographically build and manage territories and get business-intel for leads, opportunities, contacts, accounts or any custom Dynamics 365 entity. EasyTerritory can optionally be deployed without Dynamics 365 using only SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016 or SQL Azure. Features of EasyTerritory include, territory management, geospatial BI, including spatial data visualization, route planning and full legacy GIS integration. Out-of-the-box, this solution includes worldwide political boundary data as well as demographic for the US, Canada and parts of Europe. The EasyTerritory solution is available as an online service or can be deployed on-premises.

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BGI Analytics

BGI Analytics by Fichtner is the next generation framework based on the award-winning solution BGI ThematicMapper, which combines business intelligence worldwide with precise location information. With its lean software architecture, BGI creates a quick and contemporary geovisualization of KPIs, regional sales, incidents, customer and sales areas. BGI can work as an integrated solution in your regular system – be it ERP, Business Cockpit, Global Market Portal, CRM, broker system and others. Your data from Dynamics or SharePoint, for example, can be presented easily and in an appealing graphic design. Your key figures relating to geography – your addresses, post codes, Nielsen areas, or international regions can be quickly accessed and visualized for easy interpretation, either as symbols, pie charts or heat maps. Additionally, BGI enables immersive routing and stop optimization services for optimized wayfinding for your fleet, field workers and similar scenarios.

MAPCITE

MAPCITE’s platform enables users to dynamically visualize, analyze, filter, animate and consume data, combined with advanced functionality to easily create new and unique location specific data, generating new insight and perspectives on your business. The importance of real-time data from mobile and smart devices has increased massively and the MAPCITE platform is perfectly placed to enable you to leverage the game changing opportunities this presents. MAPCITE’s geofencing functionality ensures that our platform delivers true ‘Location Intelligence’ at the point of need. MAPCITE’s simple to use Location Data Platform, empowers users to bring data to life, making it useful, productionizable and profitable. MAPCITE online is free to access and use (for a limited amount of data). As you analyze increasing amounts of data, MAPCITE has designed an extremely cost effective pricing model based around your needs.

Maplytics

Maplytics™ by Inogic is one of the most comprehensive and powerful mapping and geo-spatial solution powered by Bing Maps designed to work seamlessly within Microsoft Dynamics CRM / Dynamics 365. It is an insightful Geo-Analytical solution designed to give locational intelligence by allowing users to plot, analyze, plan route leveraging the power of Bing Maps and Dynamics CRM. Maplytics enables users to visualize CRM data spatially thereby helping in quick analysis and gain sales, marketing, customer services and business intelligence insights. Major features of Maplytics CRM Integration includes: Territory Management for assigning and managing Sales Territories, Radius Search and Geo-fencing to plot within predefined range for all standard and custom entities, Intelligent Appointment Planning, Multi-Stop Route Optimization & Sharing to navigate with best route possible, Updated POIs for lead generation, Building Locational Marketing List for Targeted actions, Heat Map & Analytical Dashboards for better visualizations.

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Other options

Need data visualization and analysis?
Power Map for Excel 2013 and 3D Maps for Excel 2016 allow you to quickly transform public or corporate data into dynamic and breathtaking 3D map visualizations and then easily share as cinematic tours that tell captivating narratives of your data. And you can do all of this within the familiar environment of Excel.

Need a custom solution?
Contact a Bing Maps partner or search bing.com for a MapPoint partner.

Just need maps and directions?
Use Bing Maps.

 

Support and FAQs


A: MapPoint was first released in 1999. The product grew out of a 1988 blockbuster designed by four UK developers who bootstrapped it with other jobs. They released the beta to a few journalists in 1988 and it spread like wildfire. The consumer products were a hit for many years both in Europe and the U.S. and was discontinued December 31, 2014. Click here to read the full backstory.

A: MapPoint was discontinued December 31, 2014 and is no longer supported.